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Employment

Clinical/Medical Assistant

Who we are: Mabel Wadsworth Center is the only not-for-profit, private, independent,
community-based feminist health center in Maine. Our mission is to provide health care using a
feminist model focused on sexual and reproductive health through education, advocacy, and
clinical services. We believe in health care that is based on empowerment and putting
individuals in charge of their healthcare. We are proud to be part of the local, vibrant Bangor
community and independent healthcare providers who do not and will never accept or seek
federal or state funds. This ensures we are able to provide unrestricted access to our clinical
services, including abortion care, advocacy, and education for all.

What we’re looking for: Mabel Wadsworth Center seeks a clinical or medical assistant. This
position works with our team of health care providers and front desk staff to ensure smooth flow
of patients through the clinic, while maintaining patient safety and comfort in the healthcare
environment. The ideal candidate enjoys working with people from a variety of backgrounds and
providing education and non-judgmental support.

Primary role and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: collecting vital signs, urine and
blood specimens, and pertinent, problem focused histories; educating patients regarding
abortion care, prenatal care, and sexual and reproductive health; administration of in-office
treatments (including injections, nebulized medication); performing point of care testing
(including urine tests, electrocardiogram, Rh testing, rapid strep testing); interacting with
patients via telephone or email (portal message) regarding lab and imaging results or general
clinical questions; and maintenance and management of clinic inventory and equipment.

The ideal candidate will support reproductive justice for all, with particular support for the
LGBTQ+ population. Experience in a healthcare setting, attention to detail, verbal and
interpersonal communication skills, and organizational skills are preferred. Ability to multitask
and work in a fast-paced environment is essential, along with knowledge of electronic health
records (EHR). Familiarity with medical assistant role or medical assistant training preferred, but
we will train ideal candidate. High school diploma or equivalent required. IV certification and/or
phlebotomy experience preferred. We strive to create an environment of growth and learning;
the ideal candidate will be comfortable with regular constructive feedback from supervisor and
coworkers. Flexibility and a willingness to pitch in as needed are highly valued.

Work Structure and Environment: This is a full-time (40 hour) hourly position, based in our
Bangor office. The hours are typically 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Employee’s
full-time schedule to be approved by supervisor.
This position offers a dynamic, team based opportunity for folks who have passion for the
center’s values and supporting our patients. We take pride in our reputation for excellent patient
care and are passionate about creating a safe and inclusive space. We work hard, believe in
our mission, and strive to have fun every day, and hope to find a coworker who feels the same
way.

This position requires English language fluency (written and oral), but fluency in other
languages are welcomed. Position additionally requires significant periods of standing, walking,
sitting, and lifting >10 lbs regularly. Frequent use of regular office equipment, including
computers, phones, fax machine, printers required. Contact with body fluids occurs, and
employees are expected to follow universal precautions and blood borne pathogen protocols.
Employees are currently expected to wear facial coverings when in the center, and a surgical
mask when interacting with clients.

We offer:
Starting hourly wage is $12.50/hour and negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
Benefits include nine paid holidays, two weeks’ paid vacation during first year (increased
thereafter), and one week paid sick leave. Health insurance (100% covered by employer) and
optional employee-funded dental, disability, and life insurance policies. Flexible, supportive
workplace with strong commitment to training and professional development.

Our process and timeline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled
● Application review: will begin on November 2
● First interviews: held on or near the week of November 9, via televideo
conference; approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour in length
○ References will be requested and contacted prior to second interview
● Second interviews: held on or near the week of November 19, in our office in
Bangor, with appropriate social distancing/facial covering use; approximately 1
hour in length.
● Anticipated start date: December 7

Equal Opportunity Employer: Mabel Wadsworth Center strives to create a safe, open,
welcoming environment for our patients and our staff. We actively attempt to dismantle the
systemic inequalities that the most oppressed groups face in our society. These groups include
black people, indigenous people, people of color, low-income people, women, LGBTQ+ people,
gender non-conforming, non-binary individuals, people with disabilities, formerly imprisoned
people, and people living at the intersections of these identities. We are committed to a
workplace where everyone is treated with respect and as a valued member of our team. We
actively encourage members of these communities to apply.

How to Apply:
Please submit a brief cover letter describing your interest and why you want to work for us and
resume/CV to info@mabelwadsworth.org before November 2.