PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant II - General Surgery for a per diem, Variable shift position.
Req ID: 156571
Continuously exemplifies the mission, values and customer service philosophy of PeaceHealth in job performance and in relationships to others. Under the clinical supervision of a physician and the assigned RN, the Medical Assistant assists with patient care delivery within the scope of his/her certification within PeaceHealth Medical Group.
Professionalism: Participates in the advancement of healthcare practice through continuing education, self-development and contributes to the professional growth and development of other clinical staff.
Responsibility: Demonstrates commitment to vocation and employer by dependability in reporting to duty as scheduled, punctuality in reporting on and off duty and compliance with the dress code.
Interpersonal Relationships and Communication: Demonstrates the ability to consistently maintain positive working relationships with other employees and clinicians and facilitates written and verbal communication through appropriate channels. Promotes a customer-focused environment at all times.
Clinical Knowledge Competence: Demonstrates proficiency in application of clinical knowledge as it applies to patient care activities in a clinic setting, and has the ability to carry out technical skills within the scope of licensure in a safe and efficient manner under the direction of the clinician.
Planning: Assists Clinician with planning patient care based on Clinician's assessment.
Provides Patient Care: Demonstrates the ability to deliver safe and efficient patient care to all assigned patients.
Environment of Care: Promotes a safety-conscious work environment and maintains good housekeeping practices.
Demonstrates the ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate individual patient care appropriate to the age of patients served by demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
Communicates appropriately with the person served regardless of their age.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
1 or more years clinical experience in a clinic setting is preferred.
Current National certification for Medical Assistant from either the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
State of Washington Medical Assistant – Certified credential 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
Effective prioritization skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time is required.
Effective communication skills with the ability to promote positive relationships and a customer-focused work environment is required.
Ability to work within a self-directed team setting is required.
LONGVIEW 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).
There may be more than one opening on this posting.
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.
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 Longview community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Longview , LCR Delaware Campus (103) Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support Shift: Variable Shift Length: 9 Hours FTE: 0.0 Work Type: Per Diem/Relief Hourly compensation starts at: $ 18.56 , 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: Longview || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support ||Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, LPN || Per Diem/Relief || SURGERY SVCS
Internal Number: 156571
PeaceHealth Physicians are as diverse as the communities they serve, but have the following in common:Dedication to carrying on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering and treating each person in a loving and caring way.A shared vision of every patient receiving exceptional, compassionate evidence-based care, every time, every touch.