MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Covenant Health

Lewiston, ME 04243

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

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. The 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 respects 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 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.


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.


We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.



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