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Medical Assistant or LPN - Specialty Care

Job ID: 17390
Location: Sedro Woolley, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant or Clinic LPN in Specialty Care for a Part Time, 0.60 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $23.01 for new grad MA and $24.00 for new grad LPN, more depending on experience. This position is primarily focused in Orthopedics, but may cover other specialties.

*** $3500.00 Sign-On Bonus for MA's *** *** $4000.00 Sign-On Bonus for LPN's *** *** Relocation assistance may be available for this position.

Come join our team of MAs and LPNs in the beautiful Pacific Northwest!

Spotlight on Sedro-Woolley: CultureHQ.com - A Better Workplace Community

Sedro-Woolley, WA, the “Gateway to the North Cascades,” is a wonderful blend of incredible scenery, endless outdoor recreation and small-town living! Stroll through historic downtown to see life-size chainsaw art sculptures carved from cedar logs at the annual Loggerodeo. The seasonal Farmers Market offers some of Skagit County's freshest produce, meats, cheeses, flowers, handcrafted goods and snacks, and Riverfront Park offers picnicking and boating beside the Skagit River. There are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, scenic drives and horseback riding. Both Sedro-Woolley and neighboring Burlington, WA (known as “The Hub of Skagit County”) offer many Arts, Culture, Entertainment and retail opportunities, including the famous Skagit Tulip Festival. Finally, if you want to visit a bigger city, Sedro-Woolley is a quick 20-minute drive to Bellingham, a 90-minute drive to Seattle, WA and a 90-minute drive to Vancouver, British Columbia. 

A 25-bed critical access hospital, PeaceHealth United General Medical Center offers advanced treatment options and short hospital stays. Comprehensive cancer care is provided at PeaceHealth United General's Cancer Center and a variety of surgical procedures is available at the Surgery & Orthopedics Center. Primary and specialty care is provided by PeaceHealth Medical Group. 

SUMMARY

In collaboration with the healthcare team, this role will assist physicians/providers in the delivery of patient care working within their scope of practice.

  • 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. Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.
  • 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.
  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant/Medical Office Assistant program, or accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program.
  • Current Washington State MA certification or LPN licensure.
  • Unlicensed upcoming graduate of a Medical Assistant or LPN will also be considered.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) at date of hire.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, contact Purneet, [email protected]

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.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

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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