Medical Assistant - Topsham Family Medicine

Central Maine Healthcare | Topsham, ME, United States

Posted Date 4/02/2024

At Central Maine Healthcare our team members are committed to providing exceptional care and experiences for our community and for each other every day.

Central Maine Healthcare is seeking a Medical Assistant to join our Topsham Family Medicine team!

Up to $5,000 sign on bonus available!* And ask about our new rates!

This is a Full Time, benefits eligible position.

The position of Medical Assistant (MA), functions as an integral member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing direct patient care. The MA performs routine administrative and patient care support duties that assist the medical team in the examination and treatment of patients and ensure the clinic/office runs efficiently. The MA provides clerical support under the supervision of the practice manager and assists clinically in the delivery of patient care in the medical practice under the supervision of the provider. The MA works with the Practice Leadership in accordance with CMH department policies and procedures and operates within the American Association of Medical Assistants guidelines. The MA communicates with the appropriate person (Provider, Clinical Coordinator, Team Leader, and/or Practice Manager) about changes in patient's status and results of diagnostic studies.

Education and experience:

  • Graduate from a Medical Assistant program required.
  • Must have one (1) the following credentials OR be eligible to obtain 1 (one) of the following credentials, based upon the credentialing organization's eligibility requirements, within 90 days of hire:

- Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) – American Association of Medical Assistants

- Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) – American Medical Technologists

- Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) – National Health Career Association

- Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) – The American Registry of Medical Assistants

  • Current Association Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.
  • High school or GED graduation required.
  • One year of work experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting preferred.
  • Experience with PC and Electronic Medical Records preferred.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Heavy lifting and the ability to transport stretcher and wheelchair patients may be required.
  • Working knowledge of sterile techniques and special procedures that are applicable to work performed.
  • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques involved in administering routine and special treatments to patients.
  • Medical terminology
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks or activities simultaneously, provide quality patient service, prioritize and use critical thinking
  • Effectively communicate with patients in a supportive and tactful manner

What It’s Like Working At CMH:

We are all about our team members growth and health. That why we prioritize work/life balance, community-based wellness initiatives and tuition reimbursement or student loan repayment for ALL of our team members.

CMH offers a robust benefits package that includes:

  • Robust Paid Time Off (PTO) program
  • Medical plan with enhanced Tier 1 benefits provided within the CMH system.
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Basic Life insurance at no cost
  • Supplemental Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) or 403(b) retirement savings plans
  • Tuition IO partnership for student loan repayment assistance and tuition assistance
  • Family leave program for Parental Leaves
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program

Living in Central Maine:

While not at work, our team members enjoy the endless opportunities for entertainment that Maine has to offer. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy skiing, boating along the coast and hiking at a state or national park. Centrally located to several popular attractions, residents can embark on day trips to Boston, North Conway, New Hampshire and Boothbay Harbor. Maine is a wonderful place to raise a family, with safe communities and great public and private schools.

About Central Maine Healthcare:

Central Maine Healthcare is an integrated healthcare delivery system serving 400,000 people living in central, western and Midcoast Maine. CMH's hospital facilities include Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Bridgton Hospital and Rumford Hospital. CMH also supports Central Maine Medical Group, a primary and specialty care practice organization. Other system services include the Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute, a regional trauma program, LifeFlight of Maine's southern Maine base, the Central Maine Comprehensive Cancer Center and other high-quality clinical services.

*Internal team members and returning team members gone less than 1 year are not eligible for the sign on bonus.

If you are passionate about making a difference and are looking for your next great career opportunity, we look forward to reviewing your application!

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