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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:02 AM

Req ID:

PeaceHealth is seeking a
Medical Assistant : Family Practice Vancouver for a
1.0 full time equivalent
Non:Exempt position. This position will be working
Day shift with shift durations of
8 Hours.

JOB 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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

: 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.
: Performs other duties as assigned.
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 MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associates degree in Allied Health).
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

: Minimum of one year experience in a medical office preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

: See below for licensure/certification requirements for each community. When referring to the National Certification requirement below, the following are acceptable in meeting that requirement:
: 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)
: Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
OTHER SKILLS:

: Demonstrated knowledge of and ability age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patients 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.
COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

WASHINGTON:

: State of Washington Medical Assistant : certified licensure required.
: State of Washington Medical Assistant : Interim Certified credential accepted. Caregiver must obtain Medical Assistant: Certified (Non:Interim) credential within 12 months of date of issuance of interim credential by the State of Washington
PHMG : Vancouver:

: Only Washington state licensure required.
SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

: Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65 of the time.
: Ability to lift objects weighing 80

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