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Medical Assistant or LPN - PHMG Clinical Support

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Job ID: 7239
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Sign on bonus and relocation assistance available

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant or LPN - Specialty Clinics a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $20.53, more depending on experience.

This role will support specialty clinics including, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Allergy, Oncology, ENT and Urology.


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.

This position will support specialty clinics including Orthopedics, General Surgery, Cardiology, OB/GYN


  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment or anesthesia interview as applicable. Takes and records patient history and vital signs as applicable.
  • Prepares exam and/or treatment rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations, procedures and/or anesthesia interview as applicable.
  • Gives injections, applies splints and dressings, and facilitates simple wound management under provider orders.
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  • May transport specimens.
  • 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.
  • Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.


Medical Assistant

  • 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‚Äôs degree in Allied Health).


  • One year of experience preferred.
  • New grad Medical Assistants make a great addition to our team and are encouraged to apply.


  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • National Certified Medical Assistant certification.

Working Conditions
Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less. Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time). Work requires normal amounts of physical effort up to 33% 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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