Medical Assistant

St Mary's Health System Lewiston, ME
* Associate's Degree Preferred

* Licensed/Certified to practice

* One year of experience required

* 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

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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