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Medical Assistant or LPN Clinic - Orthopedics

Company name
PeaceHealth

Location
Bellingham, WA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Administrative, Healthcare

Posted on
Feb 06,2019

Valid Through
May 22,2019

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PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant or LPN Clinic - Orthopedics for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of Variable.

Req ID: 170386

 

JOB SUMMARY

Medical Assistant: 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.

 

JOB SUMMARY

LPN Clinic: Responsible for ensuring delivery of quality nursing care to clinic patients as directed by clinic's healthcare providers. The Clinic LPN functions as a care member of the interdisciplinary care team and fulfills/shares the roles and responsibilities of rooming nurse, and clinical support nurse in the ambulatory patient care setting.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

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.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

LPN Clinic:

Assess and implement patient care under supervision.  Prepares patient for examination.

Provide direct patient care.  Assists provider with examination and treatment of patient as directed.

Under the oversight of provider, may be responsible for telephone triage using age specific triage protocol books and computerized resources.

Document patient care in health record according to department standards.

Obtains and conveys information to and from patients, pharmacies, and other providers as directed and supervised by a licensed provider; may obtain referral authorizations for treatment as directed by provider.

Ensures own professional effectiveness through continued education and professional development.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION

Medical Assistant:

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).

EDUCATION

LPN Clinic:

Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program required.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING

Medical Assistant:

Minimum of one year of experience in medical office preferred     

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING       

LPN Clinic:

One year of clinical experience as an LPN preferred. 

Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

Medical Assistant:

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

Must have current Medical National certification or be a National Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) at date of hire.  When referring to the National Certification requirements, the following are acceptable in meeting that requirement:Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)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)

If uncertified, must have at least one year of experience as a clinical medical assistant that qualifies applicant to take the national certification exam and must obtain national certification by date of hire.

WASHINGTON:

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

 

COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

Bellingham, PIMC and United General:

National certification required upon hire or within 6 months of hire.

State licensure and national certification must be maintained.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

LPN Clinic

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

Current LPN license in Washington

 

MA 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).

 

LPN PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

Work requires active physical exertion up to 65% of the time.    

Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.     

Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.            

Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Bellingham, Medical Office Plaza (213)

Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 

Shift:  Day

Shift Length: Variable

FTE: 1.0

Work Type:  Full Time

Hourly compensation starts at: $base for MA $17.98/base for LPN $21.75, more depending on experience

Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Medical Assistant - Washington; National Certified Medical Assistant

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Bellingham || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, LPN || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS

Company info

PeaceHealth
Website : http://www.peacehealth.org

Company Profile
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship.

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