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Medical Assistant (MA) - Family Medicine Portland

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Summary
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.


This busy Family Medicine practice is looking for a motivated MA to join their team and work across both Portland and Peaks Island clinics. This is a great opportunity to work with patients aging from birth to old age, including obstetric patients, and to make a difference for an island community. Our Portland practice operates a Residency Program, so an interest in continuing education and growth are paramount. Our team values integrity, teamwork, and communication. Consider joining us for a rewarding career! Phlebotomy training offered for those interested!







Position Summary



Portland Family Medicine is a busy practice in the heart of Portland's East End, as well as a satellite on Peaks Island. MAs here will gain experience working with patients form birth to old age, including obstetric patients and Sports Medicine patients. Our MAs work at a high level of independence, and have the option to train in phlebotomy and work in our lab as well as other MA responsibilities. Our practice operates a Residency Program, so an interest in continuing education and growth is paramount. Our team values integrity, teamwork, and communication. Consider joining us for a rewarding career with plenty of opportunity to grow!



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: As of July 1, 2016, applicants must have graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant program with completion of 160 hours clinical experience acquired through an externship. Acceptable equivalent criteria minimum of 2 years' clinical experience in a multi-physician medical practice. Completes 10 CEUs of clinical education per calendar year.


License/Certifications: Certified Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant credentialing preferred. Current BLS required.


Experience: See "Education." Minimum of 1 year within the same practice with minimum 20 hours or more per week.


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.


Employee must obtain a Successfully Achieves(SA) or above on performance evaluation.


Employee must not have any form of corrective action.


Committee membership at an organizational or practice level with attendance record of at least 50% of the meetings.


Involved in two special projects of initiatives as defined in the clinical ladder criteria document.


Maintains the role as an effective back up preceptor.


Submission of an annual SMART goal.






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

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.


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

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) - Family Medicine Portland, Other , Portland, Maine

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