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PeaceHealth Medical Assistant - Clinical Float Pool in Bellingham, Washington

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking part-time Medical Assistants for our Clinical Float Pool. Available schedules include 32 hours per week, 24 hours per week and per diem/relief.

Hourly compensation starts at $18.62, more depending on experience.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program is required. An approved educational program/course of study that allows caregivers to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associate’s degree in Allied Health).

EXPERIENCE / TRAINING:

  • One year of healthcare experience is preferred.

  • New grad Medical Assistants are welcome and make a great addition to our team

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

  • 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

  • National Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) preferred

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.

REQNUMBER: PH-INFOR-3465

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