MaineGeneral Health Medical Assistant (MA) - MaineGeneral Surgery, 40 hrs/days in AUGUSTA, Maine
Medical Assistant (MA) - MaineGeneral Surgery, 40 hrs/days
40 hrs, days
35 Medical Center Parkway
Augusta, Maine, 04330
MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our patients and their families. We are committed to attracting talented, ambitious people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant to join our team!
Competitive Benefit package including Health, Dental, and Disability options
Generous earned time program
Retirement plans with employer match
Provides documentation of patient care in accordance with regulatory requirements, quality initiatives, policies and procedures.
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.
The ideal candidate will have:
BLS (required within 6 months)
Graduated from an accredited Associates degree Medical Assistant program OR Certified by one of the following nationally recognized programs is required:
American Association of Medical Assisting (AAMA)
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
American Medical Technologist (AMT)
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