Medical Assistant/LPN-Office Nurse

Job Number 68378
Posted 12/9/2019
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Breast Surgery Clinic
Location |ME| EMMC Lafayette, ME 04412
Schedule Regular Part-time
Shift Day
Hours 0730-1700 - 20 hours per week
Job Details $2500.00 Medical Assistant Sign-on bonus available

POSITION SUMMARY: provide support to medical practitioners providing patient care services in an ambulatory setting. Responsibilities include both clinical and administrative duties necessary to provide quality patient care in a medical group practice setting. Some of the duties include but are not limited to: assisting providers with procedures, conducting follow up with patients on lab and test results, rooming patients, obtaining ECG's, preloading and confirming office appointments.

**The successful candidate will be hired at a level commensurate with licensure and/or certification**


MEDICAL ASSISTANT requirement(s):

High school diploma or GED plus once of the following education/experience requirements:

Ø Successful completion of a Medical Assistant program and externship (3 months of MA experience accepted in lieu of externship hours). If not nationally certified (AMT, RMA, NCMA or CCMA) then must obtain Assessment-Based Recognition in Order Entry (ABR-OE) within 6 months of hire OR

Ø Current student of Medical Assistant program which includes an externship nearing completion of the externship hours OR

Ø No formal Medical Assistant program completed and five (5) years' experience as a Medical Assistant and AMT, RMA, NCMA or CCMA certification required.

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT requirement(s): All education & experience requirements listed above AND current AAMA, AMT, RMA, NCMA or CCMA certification

LPN/OFFICE NURSE – Active Maine LPN license in good standings or eligible for licensure


· Prior experience with diabetes pumps, continuous glucose monitoring downloads and glucose meter downloads

· Prior experience working with Centricity

· Direct patient care in a health care facility.

· Ambulatory medical office setting

OTHER SKILLS REQUIRED: Current CPR certification. Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and patient histories, vision and hearing screening, and ECGs. Competent in use of computer software.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Flexibility, dexterity, visual acuity, hearing acuity, able to work sitting at work station, using keyboard, working in front of a video display monitor, moderate walking throughout facility. This individual must be able to lift approximately 15 pounds unassisted. Reaching and stretching intermittently are required for assisting patients in the ambulatory setting. The CA must possess the degree of total body strength and flexibility necessary to assist patients with transfers and mobility. The CA must be able to lift approximately a 200 lb patient with the help of several other health care workers. Patients are assisted in ambulating from the waiting room to exam rooms and back. Portable O2 tanks are lifted onto racks from the floor to stretchers or wheel chairs. The CA must possess the degree of respiratory volume and upper body strength to perform CPR and other patient care treatments. They must be able to stretch, reach, and retrieve equipment from supply carts and to bend to reach equipment stored below the waist.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Busy, often stressful, ambulatory setting providing direct patient care to all age patients.

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.

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