Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 9:51 PM
PeaceHealth is seeking a
Medical Assistant : Urgent Care (Per Diem) for a per diem,
Variable shift position.
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.
: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.
: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. Associate's degree in Allied Health).
:Minimum of one year experience in a medical office preferred.
: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.
:Demonstrated knowledge of and ability 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.
COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
: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 PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
:Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65 of the time.
:Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
:Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation, or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids daily.
:Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34:65 of work time).
There may be more than one opening on this posting.
Please apply online to be considered.
For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please
• Location: Portland
• Post ID: 26455217 portland