Medical Assistant (MA) or Clinical Team Assistant - Geriatric Medicine
Posted on: November 25, 2022
We are currently hiring for a Medical Assistant (MA) or Clinical
Team Assistant (CTA)
at Maine Medical Partners Geriatric Medicine!
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.
Opportunity to work with a team of seasoned and dedicated
Geriatricians and Advance Practice Professionals providing primary
care and rehab (skilled) medicine in area nursing homes and
assisted living facilities. Prepares patient documentation for
examination by gathering vital signs and lab data and updating
medication list. Assists provider with examination as necessary;
responds to incoming patient/family telephone calls; scribes
medical information into the patient's medical record. Familiarity
with the nursing home or hospital environment is a plus.
Medical Assistant - 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,
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.
Clinical Team Assistant - Position Summary
This position is responsible for performing daily patient service
functions to support the clinical team in the delivery of patient
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) - Clinical
- 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
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for
interacting with patients, physicians, supervisors and other
- 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
- Analytical ability required to gather and interpret information
necessary to resolve problems.
- Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with
- Proficient computer skills
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
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
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