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 an additional 10 paid company holidays on top
of that? 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 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 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
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
Travel: Periodic travel to other NECS Clinic sights
may be needed for coverage purposes.