Medical Assistant (MA) - OBGYN and Midwifery Services

  • MaineGeneral Health
  • Augusta, ME 04330, USA
  • Oct 25, 2021
Assistant/Support

Job Description

Medical Assistant (MA) - OBGYN and Midwifery Services Augusta, ME Apply Job Summary: MaineGeneral Health is offering an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant to join our team! We are looking for candidates with strong communication skills, a positive attitude and proven record of reliability. Our medical assistants work one on one with a provider to enhance patient care and wellness through rooming and obtaining vital signs, reconciling the medical record, tracking preventative care records, and triaging patient calls. This position requires a positive attitude to contribute to the team spirit within the practice Job Description: Facilitates the patient flow through the practice by anticipating patient and provider needs and coordinating exam room availability, visit schedule and visit type. Provides documentation of patient care in accordance with regulatory requirements, quality initiatives, policies and procedures. Uses electronic or other medical record systems and multiple computer applications. Prepares patients for provider visits by collecting patient data according to patient care guidelines. Prepares patients for procedures appropriate to the specialty. Administers treatments and assists with provider performed procedures per patient care guidelines under the supervision of the provider. May support providers in patient requests and needs for refills of medications. Assists in patient follow-up care by providing necessary information, referrals and paperwork. May schedule diagnostic testing/surgical procedures and obtains authorization from insurance companies as required. Provides support in the practice laboratory as needed. Provides telephone, reception, records maintenance and scheduling support to the business/clerical areas of the practice based on departmental requirements. Education/Certification: Graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant Associate degree program  OR Certified by one of the following nationally recognized program required OR prior MA experience and willing to certify within 9 months of hire: MA certs accepted: American Association of Medical Assisting (AAMA) National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) National Healthcareer Association (NHA) American Medical Technologist (AMT) The ideal candidate will have: Proficiency in a suite of Microsoft Office applications and multiple computer applications Ability to work independently, effective time management and problem solving skills, able to manage multiple priorities Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task Confident and effective oral and written communication skills Scheduled Weekly Hours: 36 Scheduled Work Shift: Job Exempt: No Benefits: Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future. Physical Wellness: We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs. Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents. A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees - We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves. Emotional Wellness: When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household. Financial Wellness: An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center. Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career. We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan. Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident. We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time. Career Mobility: Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability  Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . Apply Posted Today Full time R2791 About Us State of Maine Covid-19 Vaccination Mandate As a licensed health care facility in the state of Maine, MaineGeneral Health must comply with the State's vaccination mandate for all health care employees. All MaineGeneral Health employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless the employee receives a medical exemption.  The goal of this mandate is to protect our patients, employees and communities.     Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral's policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished. The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . 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