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Medical Assistant-Non-certified - Family Practice

Job ID: 12029
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.​

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant-Non-certified - Family Practice for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $18.03, more depending on experience. Relocation assistance and $3,500 sign on bonus available!


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.


  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.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.



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


  • Medical Assistant students are encouraged to apply
  • Previous healthcare experience is preferred


  • 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).


  • 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.


  • Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation .
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work 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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