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Medical Office Assistant LPN - Orthopedics

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Job ID: 54994
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Office Assistant LPN - Orthopedics for a Part Time, 0.60 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation is $23.49 – $35.23; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, and/or work location.

*** Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance may be available. ***

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Interim Position – Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) pending State Licensure. Limited duration position. Applied & offered LPN position with a PHMG clinic.

In collaboration with the healthcare team, assists providers in the delivery of patient care in the clinic setting. Coordinates patient flow by identifying and prioritizing individual patient needs. Provides outstanding customer service to patient’s families and co-workers.

Details of the position:

  • Directs patients to exam rooms and prepares them for examination and treatment.
  • Prepares chart; cleans and prepares exam and/or treatment rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations, procedures and/or anesthesia interview as applicable.
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization and panel cleanup. Assists with ordering and putting away supplies.
  • May transport specimens.
  • May assist in scheduling patients for tests, initial and follow up appointments. Sends appointment reminder letters, monitors voicemail, and may take non-clinical calls from patients and staff.
  • Completes all necessary documentation, faxing, sorting, and printing. May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.
  • Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.
  • Can perform all related job functions of a non-licensed Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Upcoming completion of an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse Program.
  • One year of medical office or related customer service experience preferred.
  • Applied for licensure as an LPN in the state in which nurse will be practicing. Must apply for WA LPN licensure within 30 days after hire.
  • Current basic life support (BLS) certification required upon hire.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits and expanded EAP and mental health program.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, contact Purneet, [email protected]

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.

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.

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