Martin’s Point Health Care is a not-for-profit organization. We offer primary care, specialty services, lab and radiology across Maine and NH. We also administer two health insurance plans-Generations Advantage, a highly rated Medicare Advantage plan, and the US Family Health Plan for military families and retirees.
How to Get Hired
We asked Martin's Point Health Care for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.
What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?
Our values are very important to us at Martin's Point: We HELP each other. We act as OWNERS of the business. We TAKE CARE of ourselves. We are always LEARNING better ways to do things. We TRUST each other. And we have FUN doing it! We hire for culture fit as well as technical knowledge, skills, and ability. If a candidate is able to demonstrate or share experiences that connect in a meaningful way to our values, we can tell that they will be a great fit for our company. In addition to our values, we look for people who are passionate about their work, demonstrate strong listening skills, engage in conversation, and have an overall positive outlook.
What can prospective employees do to get your attention?
Prospective employees can get our attention by demonstrating that they are passionate about their work, people, and the culture at Martin's Point. They can research our organization to learn what we do, who we are, and our tie to the community. Let us know how they can add value and make a difference, both here and in the greater community. Share insights, ask great questions, and be curious. We want to hear about a candidate's purpose, their "why", and how it connects to Martin's Point; share a personal story. We believe we are a special place and want to attract folks who add to our community!
We really try to give internal folks the opportunity to take on new roles, first. Internal candidates can gain our attention by reaching out to learn more about opportunities, partnering with their manager to develop IDPs, inquiring about job shadowing, and sharing samples of their projects or work.
Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?
We are focusing on our roles that have direct customer contact. We are looking for people who can build trust, offer hope, act as a guide and demonstrate caring for the people we serve. These include roles like those in our Patient Service and Member Service areas. We know our people are our brand and we need people who really care for others to be in thesefront line roles.
What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?
Interested candidates can find good information about our organization on our website, and are encouraged to take the time to understand "who" we are, what we value, and our involvement in the community. Martin's Point employees have a high level of pride; we encourage interested candidates to reach out to them informally or formally to find our more about our organization. They may also contact our HR Service Center for specific information, or visit us at a local job fair.
Internal candidates can reach out to their designated recruiter or HRBP to learn more about open or potential positions and next steps. We also encourage job shadowing and informational interviews so that candidates can get a sense of whether the job and the environment will be a good fit for them.