Medical Assistant-Chest Medicine Associates-Bonus Available!

South Portland, Maine, United States Full-time

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Chest Medicine Associates is seeking a Medical Assistant to join their team of compassionate medical professionals.  Chest Medicine Associates is a busy medical practice specializing in Critical Care, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine.

                               New hire incentive bonus potential of $1500 is available! *

 The Medical Assistant assists in providing prudent care to pulmonary patients in the outpatient setting.  Will also have general clerical responsibilities to assist in the day-to-day operation of the office.  The Medical Assistant will work as a team to provide exceptional care to the Chest Medicine Associates patients.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitates office visit by greeting patient and preparing for physician - i.e. ht, wt, vital signs, & gown. Reviews medication list with patient and prepares prescriptions as necessary for the physicians. Attends examination as needed.
  • Performs spirometry and/or six-minute walk tests and prepares results for physician in a timely fashion.
  • Administers injections, PPD placement, dressing changes and appropriate recording of all at the direction of the NP/PA or physician.
  • Responsible for preparing patient for outpatient procedures, obtaining consent, teaching and reassuring patient, fax appropriate documents to hospitals and places follow-up calls post procedure to patient.
  • Coordinate with PCC on scheduling as needed.

 Minimum Qualifications:

 High school education or G.E.D. equivalent. Preferred/recommended-completion of an accredited school of medical assisting program with clinical experience acquired through a MA externship; or equivalent MA clinical experience.

  • Must maintain a current BCLS certificate.
  • Prior experience in a medical office environment preferred.
  • Possess the sense of discipline to work in accordance with accepted clinical standards and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Possess the cognitive ability to understand patient’s medical records, physician’s orders and medical orders to be communicated to patient and hospital staff.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Typing skills are required.
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge electronic medical record (EMR) is required.
  • Must be able to tactfully and effectively communicate with patients, family members, coworkers and providers.

Competitive benefits and compensation based on experience. Interested applicants may submit their resumes to the link provided.  No phone calls or walk ins please.

*New hire incentive payments are available for the certified medical assistant selected, are taxable and paid in $500 increments within 2 pay periods after one (1), six (6) and twelve (12) months of employment.  Direct hires only.

Equal Opportunity Employer