Do you want to make a difference in the lives of patients with
Cancer and Blood Disorders?
New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is currently seeking
a full-time Monday-Friday 8 hr./5-dayMedical Assistant to join our
in-house Laboratory Team in our Scarborough Clinic. The
Laboratory Medical Assistant will give top line care to a
wide variety of patients dealing with cancer and blood disorders. A
strong phlebotomy background is required. Duties include
phlebotomy, ability to collect samples using a variety of
techniques, monitoring lab results as needed, scheduling follow-up
lab appointments, entering and accessing patient information from
the EMR, maintaining the specimen collection room, inventorying, and
managing supplies. The Lab Medical assistant is a vital member of
the NECS care model and is often the first clinician that patients
see during an appointment.
NECS offers competitive pay, new employees are eligible to earn
up to 3.4 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
the 1st of the month after your hire date.
NECS is a private medical practice composed of 14 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.
. Job Duties:
Collects various blood samples using a variety of techniques
including venipuncture in the antecubital region of the arm and
smaller veins of the hand and wrist.
Assesses each patient's vein structure and selects the
appropriate needle size and equipment needed for a successful
Uses professional judgement, and follows all practice HIPAA guidelines.
Assisting patients in the lab area by filling lab
prescriptions, reviewing labs being drawn, providing information
on tests and what they accomplish and why they are needed.
Helps the Research Department by ensuring proper specimen collection.
Monitors pending lab statuses of all outside labs and places
follow up calls to track overdue results
Maintains the specimen collection room, which includes
preparing, cleaning, and ordering and stocking o supplies.
Intramuscular and Subcutaneous injections on various body sites
Assist physicians and lab staff with procedures as needed.
Monday-Friday work week, no nights.
Weekends: Periodic: this position participates with
other medical assistants in the weekend urgent care coverage 4-5
times per year.