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Medical Assistant - Float Pool

Job ID: 7496
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant for a Part Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $19.36, more depending on experience.

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.

Detailed Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.
  • Gives injections, applies splints and dressings, and facilitates simple wound management under provider orders.
  • May assist in scheduling patients for tests, initial and follow up appointments.
  • May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.
  • May provide phone screening of patient to appropriate clinical staff and/or physician.
  • May transport specimens.
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  • 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 patients for examination and treatment or anesthesia interview as applicable. Takes and records patient history and vital signs as applicable.

Qualifications
Education:
* Technical Program
* 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 MA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associates degree in Allied Health).

Credentials:

  • Basic Life Support
  • National Medical Assistant Certification
  • Certified Medical Assistant - Washington


Other information:
Experience/Training Requirements

  • Minimum of one year of experience in a medical office preferred.


Other Skills/Requirements

  • 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.

Working Conditions

  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. 
  • Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids daily. (Certain locations may) 
  • Requires the use of a Powered Air Purifying System (PAPR). (Certain locations may) 
  • Requires the use of an N-95 mask Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less. 
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time). 
  • Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.

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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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