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PeaceHealth Medical Assistant or LPN Clinic - Pulmonary in Bellingham, Washington

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant or LPN Clinic - Pulmonary for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $23.01 for MAs and $24.00 for LPNs, more depending on experience.

Come join our team in the beautiful Pacific Northwest!

Spotlight on PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center | Bellingham, WA - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nI2cjIhg7Bs)

Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Acclaimed for its small-city flavor and the home of Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham has a robust art, music and cultural scene while boasting 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore, pristine lakes, forests, saltwater beaches, and snow-covered peaks - there are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives! 

In collaboration with the healthcare team, this role will assist physicians/providers in the delivery of patient care working within their scope of practice.

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.

  • Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.

  • 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 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.

  • May transport specimens.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant/Medical Office Assistant program, or accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program.

  • Current Washington State MA certification or LPN license.

  • Unlicensed upcoming graduate of a Medical Assistant or LPN program will also be considered.

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) at date of hire.

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.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, contact Purneet, PRandeo@peacehealth.org

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility (https://www.thecaregiver.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/PeaceHealth-Statement-of-Commitment-to-Diversity-and-Inclusion-vFINAL.pdf) .

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.

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