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Medical Assistant (MA)/CTA/LPN - Pediatric Gastroenterology - MA New Grads Welcome!

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Summary We are currently hiring for a Medical Assistant (MA) or Clinical Team Assistant (CTA)

at Maine Medical Partners Pediatric Specialty Care!

LPN's welcome to apply! (Maine licensed)

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.

    Looking for a collaborative and flexible MA, Clinical Team Assistant, or LPN to join our team. Pediatric GI is a busy practice and the MA/CTA will work with a team of nurses. providers, and another MA to support the clinical needs of the division. There is opportunity for involvement with quality improvement and other committees. There is also advancement opportunity within the clinical ladder. Please apply to learn more about the quality care we provide to children all over Maine and to hear more about our team!

    Full and part-time opportunities available with some flexibility! Convenient parking available.

    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.

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