Medical Assistant (MA)

  • MaineHealth
  • South Portland, ME, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Nursing

Job Description

Summary

Infectious Diseases is a busy and growing practice.  The staff supports 7 physicians who provide care to patients with a wide range of infectious diseases and for patients needing travel medicine services.  In addition to supporting direct patient care during physician office hours, Medical Assistants and RNs provide phone care coordination and care management for patients across the continuum of care.

When you join Maine Medical Partners, you may also receive the following perks:

  • May be eligible for $3,000 sign-on bonus*
  • 3-tier clinical ladder 
Position Summary
  • The Medical Assistant (MA) is assigned duties and responsibilities related to patient care in a team-based ambulatory practice environment. The MA functions under the license of the provider when performing clinical and other patient care tasks. The MA must demonstrate competency in all skills related to the performance of patient care within their scope of practice and according to organizational policies, accrediting and licensing bodies.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Ability to excel in a team-based care environment.
  • Maintain personal and professional records that include evaluation and validation of clinical competence/proficiency, continuing education, and any certification or verification of special skill sets.
  • Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing and medical care coordination.
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner.
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality.
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of the electronic medical record.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures.
  • Applicants must have graduated with an Associates Degree in Medical Assisting from an accredited college or a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program. AND Completion of 160 hours clinical experience acquired through an externship or working as a medical assistant OR
  • Credentialed and have a minimum of 1 year clinical Medical Assisting experience* in a multi-physician medical practice preferred.
    • Other relevant clinical experience will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  • Current BLS required.
*Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for this sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.