PeaceHealth Medical Assistant - OB GYN in Bellingham, Washington
PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant - OB GYN for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $23.01, more depending on experience.
Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance may be available.
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.
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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.
Details of the position:
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.
What you bring:
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).
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 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.
For a full description of the position, or for questions, contact Purneet, PRandeo@peacehealth.org
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