Medical Assistant - Lincolnville Regional Health Center

  • Belfast, ME
  • Waldo County General Hospital
  • Per Diem - Day Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 127713
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • The Medical Assistant (MA) is assigned duties and responsibilities related to patient care in a team-based environment. The MA will assist providers in the care and treatment of patients, including administrative support, while promoting a smooth flow of patients through the office and helping to create a calm, supportive atmosphere. The Medical Assistant 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)
    • Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred.
    • Certified Medical Assistant through NCCA accredited program; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Previous medical office experience helpful.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of medical office procedures. 
    • Knowledge of medical terminology. 
    • Demonstrated knowledge of computer systems, and applications with necessary typing or computer skills.
    • Within 24 months of hire, must complete education and meet other certification requirements to successfully complete National Healthcare Association’s Clinical Medical Assistant Certification. (Certification required as per CMS credentialed Medical Assistant ruling.)
    • Current CNA certificate; or MA certification through an NCCA accredited program preferred.
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations
    • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers; ability to perform operations using units of American money and weight measurements, volume and distance
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare 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 wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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