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Medical Assistant - Family Practice

Job ID: 7548
Location: Craig, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

$2000 sign on bonus

Relocation assistance available. 

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant or LPN in the Family Practice clinic for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $20.53, 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:

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

Qualifications
Education:

  • 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:

  • National Medical Assistant Certification
  • Basic Life Support

Other information:

  • 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.

Working Conditions
Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Ability to lift objects weighing 80 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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