PeaceHealth Medical Assistant or LPN - Family Practice in Bellingham, Washington
PeaceHealth is seeking a full time Medical Assistant or Clinic LPN in Family Practice for a day shift position. Hourly compensation starts at $19.36 for new grad MA and $24.00 for new grad LPN, more depending on experience.
* $3500.00 Sign-On Bonus $3500.00 Sign-On Bonus $3500.00 Sign-On Bonus * Relocation assistance may be available for this position.
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, this role will assist physicians/providers in the delivery of patient care working within their scope of practice.
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.
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.
Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids daily. (Certain locations may) Requires the use of a Powered Air Purifying System (PAPR). (Certain locations may) Requires the use of an N-95 mask Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less. Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time). Work requires moderate physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.
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