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Medical Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC153806030
Company Name
Northern Light Health
Physical Address

Bangor, ME 04402
Job Description
  • $2500.00 Medical Assistant Sign-on Bonus Available**

POSITION SUMMARY: provide support to medical practitioners providing
patient care services in an ambulatory setting. Responsibilities
include both clinical and administrative duties necessary to provide
quality patient care in a medical group practice setting. Some of the
duties include but are not limited to: assisting providers with
procedures, conducting follow up with patients on lab and test results,
rooming patients, obtaining ECG’s, preloading and confirming office
appointments.

*The successful candidate will be hired at a level commensurate with
licensure and/or certification. *

\* *

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: *


MEDICAL ASSISTANT requirement(s): *High school diploma or GED and
successful completion of a medical assistant program and externship
(equivalent work experience can be substituted for externship) or
current student nearing completion of a Medical Assistant program which
includes an externship. If not currently certified (CCMA, CMA, NCMA,
RMA) then must obtain Assessment-Based recognition in Order Entry
(ABR-OE) within 6 months of eligibility.

MEDICAL ASSISTANT – Certified/Registered requirement(s): *

1. High school diploma or GED. Successful completion of a Medical
assistant program and

externship (equivalent work experience can be substituted for
externship) AND one of the following certifications or registrations:
CCMA, CMA, NCMA, RMA. Certification and/or registration must be
maintained

  • OR**

2. In lieu of a formal medical assistant program, five years’
experience as a Medical Assistant AND one of the following
certifications or registrations: CCMA, CMA, NCMA, RMA. Certification
and/or registration must be maintained

LPN requirements: current Maine LPN licensure or eligible for Maine
LPN licensure


EXPERIENCE PEFERRED FOR ALL POSITIONS: *Direct patient care in a
health care facility. Ambulatory medical office setting. Experience
with Cerner

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED: *Current CPR certification. Ability to
obtain accurate vital signs and patient histories. Competent in use of
computer software.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Flexibility, dexterity, visual acuity,
hearing acuity, able to work sitting at work station, using keyboard,
working in front of a video display monitor, moderate walking throughout
facility. This individual must be able to lift approximately 15 pounds
unassisted. Reaching and stretching intermittently are required for
assisting patients in the ambulatory setting. Must possess the degree of
total body strength and flexibility necessary to assist patients with
transfers and mobility. Must be able to lift approximately a 200 lb
patient with the help of several other health care workers. Patients are
assisted in ambulating from the waiting room to exam rooms and back.
Portable O2 tanks are lifted onto racks from the floor to stretchers or
wheel chairs. Must possess the degree of respiratory volume and upper
body strength to perform CPR and other patient care treatments. Must be
able to stretch, reach, and retrieve equipment from supply carts and to
bend to reach equipment stored below the waist.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Busy, often stressful, ambulatory setting
providing direct patient care to all age patients.


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