PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant - Cardiology for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $19.84, more depending on experience.
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.
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. Associates 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)
* Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) administered by the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA).
* Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
* 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.
COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
For clinic locations where caregiver will be performing both Medical Assistant and Diagnostic Technician functions:
* Current Limited X-Ray licensure/permit in state of practice required at date of hire.
* Must meet qualifications and perform essential functions of Diagnostic Technician job profile in addition to those for the Medical Assistant.
* Must have current Medical Assistant National certification or be a National Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) at date of hire.
OREGON WEST NETWORK - SHMC Anesthesia Clinic:
* Does not perform Essential Functions # 3, 4, 5 or 8 above.
* May provide phone screening of patient to obtain general admission history, medication reconciliation, and schedule appointment for clinic visit.
* Minimum of two years post certification experience in a medical office and/or a minimum of two years' experience in surgical offices required.
OREGON WEST NETOWORK - SHMC Hyperbaric Center:
* Requires pushing and pulling patients on gurneys into and out of hyperbaric chambers.
* PHMG - Primary Care Medical Home:
* Use decision support functions of EHR in tandem with standing order/protocols to manage patient populations.
* Assist provider in documenting details of patient encounter, order tests and referrals.
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).
This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.
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