Medical Assistant (MA) - Surgery Trauma Program

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

Job Description

Summary

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

  • May be eligible for $3,000 sign-on bonus*
  • 3-tier clinical ladder
Position Summary
  • Responsible for performing a variety of duties in both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental and organizational tasks.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Education: Successful completion of a medical assistant program from an accredited vocational institution or community college.
  • License/Certifications: Current BLS required or must be obtained within 3 months from start of employment.
  • Experience: Minimum one year's experience working in a medical facility as a medical assistant and/or documented evidence of externship completed in a medical office.
  • Ability to excel in a team-based care environment.
  • Working knowledge of continuous process improvement.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other staff.
  • Ability to organize and accomplish multiple tasks and to have the flexibility to meet changing demands on a daily basis.
  • Ability to project a pleasant and professional image even under stressful situations
  • Analytical ability required to gather and interpret information necessary to resolve problems.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
*Current MaineHealth employees not eligible for this sign on bonus. Must be separated from MaineHealth system for 3 months to be eligible.