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Medical Assistant -OB/GYN (Part-time)

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Ketchikan
State:  AK

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant -OB/GYN (Part-time) for a 0.8 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 184088

 

This position works 32 hours per week

 

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

  1. Prepares patients for examination and treatment or anesthesia interview as applicable.  Takes and records patient history and vital signs as applicable.
  2. Prepares exam and/or treatment rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations, procedures and/or anesthesia interview as applicable.
  3. Gives injections, applies splints and dressings, and facilitates simple wound management under provider orders.
  4. Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
  5. May transport specimens.
  6. May assist in scheduling patients for tests, initial and follow up appointments.
  7. May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.
  8. May provide phone screening of patient to appropriate clinical staff and/or physician.
  9. Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • 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. Associate’s degree in Allied Health).

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of one year experience in a medical office preferred. 

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • 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.

 

 

COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

For clinic locations where caregiver will be performing both Medical Assistant and Diagnostic Technician functions:

  • Current Limited X-Ray licensure/permit in state of practice required at date of hire.
  • Must meet qualifications and perform essential functions of Diagnostic Technician job profile in addition to those for the Medical Assistant.

 

ALASKA:

  • Must have current Medical Assistant national certification or be a National Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) at date of hire.  Medical Assistants hired before July 1, 2018 are required to obtain Medical Assistant National Certification no later than July 1, 2020.

 

 

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

 

 

Location: Ketchikan, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center (301)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.8
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $19.73, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; 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.

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