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Medical Assistant (MA) - Cardiology

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:


  • 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.

    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!

    • Position Summary

      • 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, 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.

              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.

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , Medical Assistant (MA) - Cardiology, Healthcare , Portland, Maine

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