• Medical Assistant - Orthopedics

    Job Locations US-ME-Brunswick
    Job ID
    2018-2442
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Other Clinical
    Unit
    MCMG Orthopedics
    Shift
    1st
    Hours per Week
    40
  • Overview

     

     

    The Medical Assistant will function as a team member of Mid Coast Medical Group and will facilitate the goals of this practice which are:

    • To deliver quality patient care which includes maintaining strict patient confidentiality.
    • To present a positive and respectful attitude to the patient and community for Mid Coast Medical Group and Mid Coast Hospital.
    • To operate efficiently and ensure prudent use of resources.

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Assisting the physician and carrying out their instructions.
    • Communicating with patients to assure the efficient flow of information regarding their care.
    • Managing patient flow by escorting patients to exam rooms, taking vital signs and highlighting the reason for the visit for the physician, always keeping in mind to make the most of the physician's time.
    • Process medication refills as ordered by physician.
    • Maintaining exam rooms including thorough cleaning and stocking.
    • Cleaning and sterilizing instruments according to OSHA standards.
    • Returning patient calls in a timely manner.
    • Completing facility charge grid and super bill to ensure proper charges for the visit.

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Graduate of accredited Medical Assistant Program
    • Receive Medical Assistant certification within one (1) year of hire date
    • Maintain certification including recertification every 5 years (as required by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
    • Associate or Applied Science degree, preferred
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

     

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