Medical Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-769558
    • Job Location: Scarborough, ME
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: April 26, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

This position is eligible for a Sign on Bonus up to $3000 !!!

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS is currently seeking a full-time Monday-Friday 40 hr Nationally  Certified Medical Assistant to join our Scarborough, ME location. The Certified Medical Assistant will give topline care to a wide variety of patients dealing with cancer and blood disorders. Duties include rooming patients, taking patient vitals, completing review of symptoms forms, reviewing medications, assisting in the infusion center, and phlebotomy. The Certified Medical Assistant will work within a team of professionals including a physician, APP, primary nurse navigator, and a patient care coordinator.  This  position is eligible for a sign on bonus paid out after 90 days of employment up to $3000 ***   Current and former employees are not eligible for the bonus.***

NECS offers competitive pay, new employees are eligible to earn up to 3.2 weeks of Paid Time Off in their first year with the practice, as well as an additional 10 paid company holidays. We offer medical, dental and vision insurance and eligibility starts 1st of the month after your hire date!

NECS is a private medical practice composed of 13 oncologists and hematologists serving the region from 5 different locations in Maine and New Hampshire. Our mission is to make life better for people with cancer and blood disorders. Kindness, compassion, and respect are part of everything that we do - from our phone operators to our physicians, every person on our team is important, and everyone makes a difference. We are proud to be an adult oncology member of the Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative, striving to provide the highest quality care and unmatched, holistic support for every patient, every day.  

Job Duties:

  • Facilitate office visits by greeting and room patients and preparing for the physician/APP visit. Ie. Ht, we, vital signs, review of symptoms, review of medications lists, and histories.
  • Phlebotomy and blood draws
  • IM and SubQ injections on various body sites
  • Assist physicians with procedures as needed
  • Perform EKG’s
  • Assist in the completion of FMLA and Disability paperwork.
  • Stock, inventory, and order medical supplies as needed.

Work Week: Monday- Friday no nights

Weekends: Periodic participation in the weekend Urgent Care Clinic is Scarborough 3-4 times per year.

Travel: Periodic travel to other NECS Clinic sights may be needed for coverage purposes.

Experience and Skills:

  • Degree or Certificate in Medical Assisting from an accredited school. 2 year Associates degree is preferred.
  • You must have one of the following credentials or be able to obtain one of the following credentials, based upon the credentialing organizations' eligibility requirements within 60 days of hire:
    • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) from the AAMA, American Association of Medical Assistants
    • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) from AMT, American Medical Technologists
    • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) from NHA, National Health Career Association.
    • National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) from NCCT, National Center for Competency Testing.
    • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) from ARMA, American registry of Medical Assistants
    • National registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) from the NAHP, National Association of Health Professionals.
  • 2+ years of experience as a Medical Assistant performing administrative and clinical tasks.
  • Experience with insurance prior-authorizations, medication refills, and preparing charts is required.
  • Active BLS card is Preferred
  • Experience with, and the ability to understand patient medical records, physician’s orders, and medical orders is required.
  • Understand and conduct yourself per accepted clinical standards and the ability to maintain strict HIPAA compliance.
  • A high level of oral and written communication skills and typing skills are required.
  • Must be adaptable to being in front of patients or able to work at workstations outside the clinic.

Benefits

New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to our employees.  Our benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances.  Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term, and Long-Term disability insurances as well as Long Term Care insurance.  Other benefits include a company-sponsored retirement program, generous Paid Time Off in addition to 10 Company-paid holidays, a Wellness program, and other voluntary benefits.

NECS supports continuing education and offers a tuition reimbursement program as well as covering expenses associated with obtaining and maintaining national certification.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

New England Cancer Specialists provides equal employment and promotional opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, on the basis of experience, knowledge, training, education, ability to perform the essential functions of a position, and overall performance. All employment and promotional opportunities will be conducted in a lawful basis without regard to an individual’s race, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, physical or mental disabilities, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or other characteristic protected under Federal, State, or local law.

If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting Human Resources at (207) 303-3372 or email us at jobs@newecs.org.