MaineGeneral Health Medical Assistant (MA) - Augusta Family Medicine, Per Diem in AUGUSTA, Maine

Medical Assistant (MA) - Augusta Family Medicine, Per Diem

Per Diem

Augusta Family Medicine

15 Enterprise Dr Suite 100

Augusta, Maine, 04330

United States

MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our patients and their families. We are committed to attracting talented, ambitious people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant to join our team!

Position Highlights:

  • Competitive Benefit package including Health, Dental, and Disability options

  • Generous earned time program

  • Retirement plans with employer match

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 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)

  • 1 year or more experience

  • 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