We are currently hiring for a Medical Assistant (MA) or Clinical Team Assistant (CTA)
at Maine Medical Partners Cardiology in Scarborough!
For a limited time MaineHealth is offering sign on bonuses for Medical Assistants and CTA’s:
- 0-1 years of experience eligible for $4,000 (full time) - MA
- 1+ years of experience eligible for $5,000 (full time) - MA
- Up to $2,500 sign on bonus for Clinical Team Assistants
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.
This fast-paced Cardiology office is looking for a Medical Assistant seeking an opportunity to work in a large dynamic practice. There are 68 providers including physicians and advanced practice providers (APP). Our MA teams works closely with all clinical teams including RN, APP, and physician. This position is primarily clinical, and responsibilities include rooming patients, managing incoming calls to the office and telephone triage, medication refills and prior authorizations. This practice is made up of 3 teams: clinical cardiology, electrophysiology, and advanced heart failure. Previous experience with EPIC, ECG's cardiac conditions and medications is helpful but not required.
LPN's welcome to apply!
Position Summary - Medical Assistant
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) - Medical Assistant
Education: 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 completed 160 hours clinical experience acquired through an externship or working as a medical assistant, or:
Be credentialed and have a minimum of 1 year's clinical Medical Assisting experience in a multi-physician medical practice preferred. Other relevant clinical experience will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
At least 2 year’s clinical Medical Assisting experience in a multi-physician medical practice
Approved Medical Assistant credentials are:
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) through the AAMA
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through the AMT
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the NHA
National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) through the NCCT
License/Certifications: Current BLS required.
Experience: See "Education"
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.
Position Summary – Clinical Team Assistant
This position is responsible for performing daily patient service functions to support the clinical team in the delivery of patient care.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) – Clinical Team Assistant
- Education: Graduate of an accredited vocational program, community college or university in the field of health sciences. Program curriculum must include patient facing experience.
- License/Certifications: Current BLS required or must be obtained within 3 months from start of employment.
- Experience: N/A
- 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.
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.