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Medical Assistant (MA) - Addiction Medicine

Company: MaineGeneral Health
Location: Waterville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary:

MaineGeneral Health is offering an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant to join our team! We are looking for candidates with strong communication skills, a positive attitude and proven record of reliability. Our medical assistants work one on one with a provider to enhance patient care and wellness through rooming and obtaining vital signs, reconciling the medical record, tracking preventative care records, and triaging patient calls. This position requires a positive attitude to contribute to the team spirit within the practice.

Job Description:

  • Assists with collecting statistics and prepares patient for visit with medical staff.

  • Assists with basic diagnostic procedures and performs specimen collection as required. Communicates observed changes in patient condition to medical staff for assessment. Documents patient care given.

  • Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning, and troubleshooting. Maintains examination areas.

  • Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, scribing, data entry, prior authorization and patient registration.

Education/certification required:

  • Graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant program preferred OR

  • Certified by a nationally recognized program:

  • American Association of Medical Assisting (AAMA)

  • National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)

  • National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

  • American Medical Technologist (AMT)

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 1 year or more experience preferred

  • Proficiency in a suite of Microsoft Office applications and multiple computer applications

  • Ability to work independently, effective time management and problem solving skills, able to manage multiple priorities

  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task

  • Confident and effective oral and written communication skills

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

Job Exempt:



Supporting all aspects of our employees' wellness - physical, emotional and financial - is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:

We offer wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:

  • An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.
  • We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource - they're how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

Keywords: MaineGeneral Health, New England , Medical Assistant (MA) - Addiction Medicine, Other , Waterville, Northeast

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