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Medical Assistant (MA) - Express Care, Augusta, 32 hrs

MaineGeneral Health
Augusta

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Medical Assistant (MA) - Express Care, Augusta, 32 hrs
32 hrs week

Express Care

15 Enterprise Dr Suite 100
Augusta, Maine, 04330
United States

MaineGeneral Health is offering an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant to join our team! We are also looking for candidates with strong communication skills, a positive attitude and proven record of reliability. Our medical assistants work one on one with a provider to enhance patient care and wellness through rooming and obtaining vital signs, reconciling the medical record, tracking preventative care records, and triaging patient calls. This position requires a positive attitude to contribute to the team spirit within the practice.

Position Responsibilities:

Facilitates the patient flow through the practice by anticipating patient and provider needs and coordinating exam room availability, visit schedule and visit type.
Provides documentation of patient care in accordance with regulatory requirements, quality initiatives, policies and procedures.
Uses electronic or other medical record systems and multiple computer applications.
Prepares patients for provider visits by collecting patient data according to patient care guidelines.
Prepares patients for procedures appropriate to the specialty.
Administers treatments and assists with provider performed procedures per patient care guidelines under the supervision of the provider.
May support providers in patient requests and needs for refills of medications.
Assists in patient follow-up care by providing necessary information, referrals and paperwork.
May schedule diagnostic testing/surgical procedures and obtains authorization from insurance companies as required.
Provides support in the practice laboratory as needed.
Provides telephone, reception, records maintenance and scheduling support to the business/clerical areas of the practice based on departmental requirements.

The ideal candidate will have:

Graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant Associate degree program OR Certified by one of the following nationally recognized program required:American Association of Medical Assisting (AAMA)
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
American Medical Technologist (AMT)

BLS (required within 6 months)
Proficiency in a suite of Microsoft Office applications and multiple computer applications
Ability to work independently, effective time management and problem solving skills, able to manage multiple priorities
Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Confident and effective oral and written communication skills

Benefit Highlights:
Competitive Benefit package including Health, Dental, and Disability options
Generous earned time program
Retirement plans with employer match

Qualifications

Facilitates the patient flow through the practice by anticipating patient and provider needs and coordinating exam room availability, visit schedule and visit type.
Provides documentation of patient care in accordance with regulatory requirements, quality initiatives, policies and procedures.
Uses electronic or other medical record systems and multiple computer applications.
Prepares patients for provider visits by collecting patient data according to patient care guidelines.
Prepares patients for procedures appropriate to the specialty.
Administers treatments and assists with provider performed procedures per patient care guidelines under the supervision of the provider.
May support providers in patient requests and needs for refills of medications.
Assists in patient follow-up care by providing necessary information, referrals and paperwork.
May schedule diagnostic testing/surgical procedures and obtains authorization from insurance companies as required.
Provides support in the practice laboratory as needed.
Provides telephone, reception, records maintenance and scheduling support to the business/clerical areas of the practice based on departmental requirements.

The ideal candidate will have:

Graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant Associate degree program OR Certified by one of the following nationally recognized program required:American Association of Medical Assisting (AAMA)
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
American Medical Technologist (AMT)

BLS (required within 6 months)
Proficiency in a suite of Microsoft Office applications and multiple computer applications
Ability to work independently, effective time management and problem solving skills, able to manage multiple priorities
Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Confident and effective oral and written communication skills

Benefit Highlights:
Competitive Benefit package including Health, Dental, and Disability options
Generous earned time program
Retirement plans with employer match

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