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Medical Assistant - Walk In Clinic

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Job ID: 3249
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant - Walk In Clinic for a Per Diem/Relief, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $18.62, 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. 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.
  6.  May assist in scheduling patients for tests, initial and follow up appointments. 
  7. May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.
  8.  May provide phone screening of patient to appropriate clinical staff and/or physician.
  9.  Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations. 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: 

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program is required. An approved educational program/course of study that allows caregivers to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associate’s degree in Allied Health).

EXPERIENCE / TRAINING: 

Medical Assistant:

  •  1 year of healthcare experience preferred
  •  New grad Medical Assistants are welcome and make a great addition to our team

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • 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
  • National Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) preferred


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