Do you have experience as a Medical Assistant, or have you just
graduated from MA school and are looking to get in the field? Do you
want a good work-life balance with paid time off up to 3.5 weeks in
your first year plus 10 paid company holidays? Are you looking for a
position with a set schedule and no late nights? Do you take pride in
knowing that you are making a difference every day in the lives of
people with cancer and blood disorders? If you are then look no
further than New England Cancer Specialists (NECS), a proud Dana
Farber Cancer affiliate practice.
New England Cancer Specialists (NECS is currently seeking a full-time
5 day-40 hr. Certified Medical Assistant to join our
Kennebunk, 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 a 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.
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 the first Dana Farber Affiliate
practice in the country, striving to provide the highest quality care
and unmatched, holistic support for every patient, every day.
- Responsible for the setup of examination rooms including preparing
the room, ordering/stocking supplies, and maintaining cleanliness.
- Professionally greet and room patients for their appointment
obtaining vital signs, including Height, weight, BP, and pulse.
- Uses professional judgment in disclosing information obtained from
clients and operates under HIPAA guidelines.
- Complete, record, and report abnormally high or low VS to the
appropriate clinical provider for immediate intervention.
- Complete medication and allergy reconciliation documenting in EMR.
- Assist patient with and enter information into the EMR: ROS form,
pain assessments, fatigue assessment, and depression screening.
- Complete lab and draws blood specimens when needed.
- May assist physicians and advanced practicing providers with
examinations and procedures including bone marrow biopsy, lumbar
puncture, thoracentesis, paracentesis, and intrathecal (OMAYA) procedures.
- Independently performs EKGs as ordered by the provider.
- Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and
objectives, as well as safety, environmental, and infection control standards.
- May perform administrative duties to include, but are not limited
to, basic phone triage and scheduling appointments and procedures,
scanning, faxing, filing, prior authorizations, PMP reporting, oral
adherence calls, preparing, organizing, and requesting patient
records for EMRs as needed.
Work Week: Monday- Friday no late nights,
Weekends: Participation in the weekend urgent care
clinic in our Scarborough, ME location 4-5 time per year is required.
Weekends are scheduled a year in advance for planning purposes.
Travel: Periodic travel to other NECS Clinic sights
may be needed for coverage purposes.