CONFLUENCE HEALTH - Medical Assistant Certified - East Wenatchee Family Practice - Wenatchee, WA

Employer: Confluence Health

Job Description:
Located in the heart of Washington, we enjoy open skies, snow-capped mountains, and the lakes and rivers of the high desert. We are the proud home of orchards, farms, and small communities. Confluence Health actively supports the communities we serve and their quality of life through our community support program and through our individual efforts as involved community members.

Employees of Confluence Health receive a wide range of benefits in addition to compensation.

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Saving Accounts
CH Wellness Program
Paid Time Off
Generous Retirement Plans
Life Insurance
Long-Term Disability
Gym Membership Discount
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program
Adoption Assistance
Shift Differential

$3,000 Sign On Bonus for Certified Medical Assistants!
No experience necessary.
Must have active MA-C license and be an external applicant.
*Requires 1 year commitment to Confluence Health*

The Medical Assistant Certified will assist the provider and health care team in providing excellent customer service and quality patient care by performing a variety of clerical and patient-related tasks.  Duties may include but are not limited to: injections, measuring patient vital signs (weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, respirations, and temperature), managing rooming and patient flow,  pre-visit preparation, assist with the patient visit, post-visit duties, informing the provider of schedule changes that impact patient flow.  May assist with front office activities, scheduling tasks and reporting test results as directed by the provider.

Position Reports To: Practice Manager

Essential Functions:
Greets patients in a prompt and friendly manner and prepares patient for exam; in conjunction with clinical team to maintain timely flow of patients.
Obtains and records appropriate vital signs, per department protocols or guidelines in the electronic medical record (EMR).
Obtains patient medical history and reason for visit; documents accurately, in order to maintain a complete and legally correct medical record. Administer injections and medications as directed by the provider.
Administer injections and medication as directed by the provider.
Assists in procedures and minor emergencies, as directed by the provider or RN with in the Medical Assistant Certified scope of practice.
Schedules lab, x-ray, and other tests as directed by the provider. Instructs the patient in routine collection of samples; testing procedures and general requirements by specific depts. Provides follow-up lab results and callbacks to patients as delegated.
Communicates with patients, relays important information to the provider and provides follow-up to the patient. Tasks may include contacting the pharmacy with medication orders.
Responsible for maintaining clean exam rooms, cleaning instruments and stocking items for use in the exam and procedure rooms.
Required to maintain active Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.
Other duties as assigned.

Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.

Position Requirements:
For employees working on site at any CH location, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is an essential requirement.

High school graduate or GED
Accredited Medical Assisting program graduate, or enrolled in externship program.
Active Medical Assistant Interim (IC) or Medical Assistant - Certified (CM) license through the Washington State Department of Health by start date.

Previous experience as a Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care setting.
Basic computer skills.

Contact Person: McKenzie Lane
Phone: 509-436-6800
Location: East Wenatchee, WA
Application Method: Email or apply online
Base Pay: $17.67 - $28.19

Posted on February 08, 2023

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