MEDICAL ASSISTANT - #1687177

St. Mary's Health System


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Lewiston, ME
Contract type: Full time

JOB SUMMARY:

The Medical Assistant functions as a critical member of the medical office team, working towards the goals of the practice and meeting patient needs. They are responsible for coordinating patient flow, obtaining temperature, pulse blood pressure, weight, and administering care to patients as directed by physicians. The MA will develop and maintain interpersonal relationships with patients and families, keeping patient information confidential and respecting patient's right to privacy

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • 2-year Associates degree in credentialed Medical Assistant program preferred
  • Must be certified by a nationally recognized organization, which included competency (AAMA or NHA) or a graduate from 2-year accredited program AND obtain certification within one year of hire

Experience:

  • 1 year previous MA experience preferred, but new Medical Assistants will be considered
  • Medical terminology required

Other Skills Required;

  • Working knowledge of office practice and procedures
  • Excellent guest relation and interpersonal skills required
  • Good command of the English language
  • Effective use of telephone skills

Covenant Health Mission Statement

We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.

Our Core Values:

  • Compassion

We show respect, caring and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable and suffering.

  • Integrity

We promote justice and ethical behavior and responsibly steward our human, financial, and environmental resources.

  • Collaboration

We work in partnership, dialogue, and shared purpose to create healthy communities.

  • Excellence

We deliver all services with the highest level of quality while seeking creative innovation.

Applicants, employees, and former employees are protected from employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, and genetic information (including family medical history).

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