Covenant Health MEDICAL ASSISTANT in Lewiston, Maine
The Medical Assistant functions as a critical member of the medical office team, working towards the goals of the practice and meeting patient needs. They are responsible for coordinating patient flow, obtaining temperature, pulse blood pressure, and weight, and administering care to patients as directed by physicians. The MA will develop and maintain interpersonal relationships with patients and families, keeping patient information confidential and respecting patient's right to privacy
Associate Degree with Active MA Certification or Certified MA with 2+ years experience preferred
Newly graduated MA’s have 6 months to get their MA certification
2 years prior experience preferred
Medical terminology required
Other Skills Required
Working knowledge of office practice and procedures
Excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills required
Good command of the English language
Effective use of telephone skills
Covenant Health Mission Statement
We are a Catholic health ministry, providing healing and care for the whole person, in service to all in our communities.
Our Core Values:
We show respect, caring, and sensitivity towards all, honoring the dignity of each person, especially the poor, vulnerable, and suffering.
We promote justice and ethical behavior and responsibly steward our human, financial, and environmental resources.
We work in partnership, dialogue, and shared purpose to create healthy communities.
We deliver all services with the highest level of quality while seeking creative innovation.
Applicants, employees, and former employees are protected from employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, and genetic information (including family medical history).