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Medical Assistant-Non-certified - Family Practice

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Job ID: 1743
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant-Non-certified - Family Practice for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $17.67, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  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. Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  4. May transport specimens.
  5. May assist in scheduling patients for tests, initial and follow up appointments.
  6. May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.
  7. May provide phone screening of patient to appropriate clinical staff and/or physician.
  8. Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

Must complete an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program within 24 months of hire.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

Minimum of one year experience in a medical office preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

Must obtain one of the following National Certifications within 24 months of hire:

  • Certified Medical Assistant through the American Association of Medical Assistants AAMA
  • Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through the American Medical Technologists (AMT)
  • Clinical Medical Assistant certification through the National Health Career Associates (NHA)
  • National Certified Medical Assistant through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  • Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) administered by the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA).

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality.
  • Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer and office equipment. Familiarity with desktop computing tools, multi-line phone systems and insurance billing preferred.
  • Ability to efficiently manage time and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Understand the principles of asepsis if applicable.

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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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