Medical Assistant

Job Number 58442
Posted 10/24/2018
Account Northern Light Inland Hospital
Department New Horizons Health Care - Office of Linda Keniston
Location |ME| Inland Hospital, ME 04901
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 7:30am - 5:00 pm
Job Details


Responsible for patient vital signs, drawing blood, administering shots to patients. Assists in the functions of a Patient Service Representative (PSR)



1.Assists in the examination of a patient with a licensed provider.

2.Responsible for drawing/processing blood, collecting urine specimens, urine pregnancy tests, rapid strep tests, EKG's, A1C, INR with proper identification and documentation.

3.Administer immunizations/injections, minor office procedures, EKG's per provider orders.

4.Evaluates and documents patient vital signs.
5.Prepares and records patient information including prescriptions.

6.Refills prescriptions when requested by the provider.

7.Scribing with the provider.

8.Maintains charts including the daily filing/scanning of medical correspondence in EMR or paper chart.

9.Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly inspections to include refrigerator/freezer logs, EKG, oxygen tanks, AED, Nebulizer, medication logs.

10.Observes universal precautions while performing phlebotomy and handles all specimens as being able to transmit disease.

11.Responsible for properly cleaning and packaging instruments to be sent for sterilization.

12.Explains to the best of ability the procedure and purpose of laboratory test(s).

13.Responsible for urine drug screen/medication agreement/pill counts with applicable patients including proper documentation.

14.Stocks/orders medical supplies as well as laundry.

15.Responsible for managing and maintaining State Immunization Portal.

16.Works with the rest of the practice team on quality data through Meridios reports.

17.Responsible for obtaining prior authorizations for patient medications.

18.Observes patient confidentiality with patients and fellow employees.

19.Seeks assistance, guidance and direction when unsure of procedures and protocols in performance of duties.

20.Maintains and updates medical records to include flow sheeting of directives and clinical observation terms.

21.Assist provider as directed in splitting, casting and wound care.

22.Adheres to Joint Practice Protocols.

23.Complies with Inland Hospital Hand Hygiene Standards.

24.Adheres to the Inland Hospital Standards of Behavior.

25.Perform all other duties as assigned.


Excellent communications skills and the ability to deal effectively with the patients, providers and employees.


High School Degree or equivalent. Graduated from an Accredited Medical Assistant Program. Associates Degree Preferred. Required Certification from AAMA or AMT required within 90 days of hire date.


Previous experience in a medical office.


Universal precautions.

Equal Opportunity Employment
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.