Medical Assistant (MA) - Family Medicine Saco

  • MaineHealth
  • Saco, ME, USA
  • Sep 23, 2022
Nursing

Job Description

Summary

For a limited time MaineHealth is offering sign on bonuses for Medical Assistants:

  • 0-1 years of experience eligible for $4,000 (full time)
  • 1+ years of experience eligible for $5,000 (full time)
  • Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time MA position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.
  • Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment.
  • Position Summary
    • Assist providers in the care and treatment of patients, promotes a smooth flow of patients through the office and helps to create a calm, supportive atmosphere. Performs tasks as required, paying attention to detail and accuracy, conducts all interactions with patients and personnel in a courteous, respectful manner while maintaining confidentiality. The incumbent is required to conduct all job responsibilities consistent with policies, procedures, and in compliance with all applicable laws or mandates relating to patient care and activities.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • License/Certifications: Current BLS required. 
    • Education: Must meet one of the following requirements:
      • Graduated from two year accredited vocational institution or community college in Medical Assisting; OR
      • Certification with the AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistant) or registration with the AMT (American Medical Technology); OR certification with the NHA (National Healthcare Association).
    • Experience: Minimum one year's experience working as a Medical Assistant in a medical office, preferred.
    • Knowledge of healthcare field and medical office protocols/procedures
    • Skill in performing medical assistance tasks appropriately with ability to maintain confidentiality. 
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, physicians,  supervisors   and other staff with the ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others. 
    • 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 
    • Proficient computer skills 
    • Pediatric practice staff will be required to participate in the weekend clinic rotation.
    • Ability to travel to other offices as needed.
Additional Information 

MaineHealth was ranked one of America’s Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.