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Medical Assistant Apprentice

at MaineHealth in Brunswick, Maine, United States

Job Description

Summary
The location of these classes will be in Portland, but on-site training in Brunswick.
The Medical Assistant Apprentice is a training position who functions alongside a mentor and not meant to function independently, outside the scope of their certification. The apprentice will assist providers and the care team in the care of patients, promoting a smooth flow of patients through the office and help to create a calm, supportive atmosphere. The Apprentice will only perform set skills that they have been completed in their skills' lab with a passing grade and are qualified to perform alongside a mentor. These skills will include clinical and clerical duties as necessary to care for patients. They will be required to pay attention to details and accuracy, conduct all interactions with patients and personnel in a courteous and respectful manner while maintaining confidentiality. The Apprentice is required to conduct all responsibilities consistent with policies, procedures, and in compliance with all applicable laws o mandates relating to patient care and activities.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: High school diploma preferred or equivalent. Either accepted and enrolled into the Southern Maine Community College Medical Assisting Apprenticeship Program, or additional graduate of CNA or ED Tech program with one year of experience and received On the Job (OTJ) training. . Throughout the Apprenticeship Program, all courses including Skills Lab must pass with a grade of C or above in order to remain in the Apprentice program.
License/Certifications: If receiving OTJ must have current certification as CNA or ED Tech. Must obtain certification within 3 months of eligibility.
Experience:N/A.
Must maintain confidentiality at all times
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary for interacting with patients, providers, leaders, and other staff with the ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others.
Ability to organize and accomplish multiple tasks to have the flexibility to meet changing demands on a daily basis.
Ability to project a pleasant and professional image even under stressful situations.
Proficient computer skills.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 854343

Posted On: Nov 29, 2022

Updated On: Jan 10, 2023

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