Medical Assistant (MA) - Cardiology
Posted on: November 18, 2022
For a limited time MaineHealth is offering sign on bonuses for
- 0-1 years of experience eligible for $4,000 (full
- 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.
Small outpatient cardiology clinic located in Maine Medical Center
is seeking a Medical Assistant to join their team. This position is
a critical member of the multidisciplinary team for the advanced
heart failure patient population. This role is a mix of clinical
and administrative duties: rooming patients, taking vitals,
medication refills, lab abstraction and referrals. If you are
looking for a rewarding career working with a complex patient
population and are eager to learn new skills, this could be the
position for you!
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)
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,
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
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
Knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures.
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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.
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be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new
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