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Medical Assistant - Palliative Care

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Job ID: 38769
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.40
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant for a Part Time, 0.40 FTE, Day (Monday & Tuesday 8:30am - 5:00pm) position.  Hourly compensation starts at $23.01, more depending on experience.

PeaceHealth provides competitive pay and a supportive environment with an emphasis on life balance.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

In collaboration with the healthcare team, assists physicians/providers in the delivery of patient care working within the scope of practice for a Medical Assistant.

DETAILS OF THE POSITION:

  1. Prepares patients for examination and treatment or anesthesia interview as applicable. Takes and records patient history and vital signs as applicable.
  2. Prepares exam and/or treatment rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations, procedures and/or anesthesia interview as applicable.
  3. Gives injections, applies splints and dressings, and facilitates simple wound management under provider orders.
  4. Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  5. May transport specimens.

WHAT YOU BRING: 

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program is required. An approved educational program/course of study that allows caregiver to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associates degree in Allied Health).
  • Minimum of one year experience in a medical office preferred.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • State of Washington Medical Assistant –certified licensure required.
  • State of Washington Medical Assistant – Interim Certified credential accepted. Caregiver must obtain Medical Assistant- Certified (Non-Interim) credential within 12 months of date of issuance of interim credential by the State of Washington

For a full description of the position, or for questions, please contact Brian Hottel; [email protected]

To learn more about the PeaceHealth story visit: https://peacehealth.culturehq.com/story/5596

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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