Medical Assistant

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Because Nothing is More Important Than Your Health!

Are you excited about joining a dynamic, supportive, and dedicated team? Pines Health Services, recognized as one of the top workplaces in ME in 2022, invites you to become a part of our vibrant community! We’re currently seeking a skilled Medical Assistant to join our Orthopedic office in Caribou. Ideal candidates will embody our vision, mission, and objectives, delivering exceptional care to our patients. Proficiency in computer usage, stellar communication skills (both verbal and written), adept problem-solving abilities, excellent listening skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work autonomously with professionalism are essential. The successful candidate will oversee patient care within the practice, ensuring seamless daily operations. Responsibilities include triaging patient calls, assisting providers with procedures, and fulfilling designated duties at various work sites.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the patients of the practice, ensuring smooth daily operations. Screens patient calls to the providers, assists providers with procedures and performs duties at work sites as designated.

Essential Functions:

Ability to communicate verbally in a professional manner with patients, providers, and staff.
Ability to follow directions from physician or mid-level provider.
Ability to record patient data in electronic medical record for providers (i.e., vital signs, vision tests, histories, etc.).
Providing patient education on medications as needed.
Ability to process lab work, office procedures, makes appointments for diagnostic or specialty testing while educating patients about procedures and preparation for procedures.
Prepares (to include stocking of medical supplies as needed) and cleans exam rooms for provider/patient needs.
Completes proper sterilization of all office instruments and equipment as necessary.
Assesses all clinical calls with provider to determine acuity.
Must have ability to administer injections and have knowledge of immunizations.
Maintains smooth flow in daily schedule between providers and patients.
Maintains electronic medical record, reads and adds dictation to records, scanning lab results.
Upon provider orders, relays patient prescriptions to the pharmacist, follow-up orders, and notification of test results.
Responsible for obtaining and preparing electronic medical record for provider to review and document.

Availability Requirements:

Monday through Friday, hours may vary according to patient care and physician/mid-level provider’s schedule.

Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Maintain Medical Assistant Certification or obtain upon eligibility.
Maintain current BLS through the American Heart Association.
Bloodborne pathogens, SDS and other OSHA required training programs.

Certification: CMA or RMA, or other certification through a third-party accreditation for Medical Assisting, preferred.

To apply for this job email your details to kcollin@pineshealth.org