CBHA: Medical Assistant - Certified - Mattawa, WA

Employer: Columbia Basin Health Association

Job Description:

Prepares patients for treatment, testing, and examination by a Provider; assists Registered Nurse with patient flow, connects patients with ancillary services, maintains work area and exam rooms, as well as stocks supplies.

At Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA) we never have to wonder whether the work we do is worthwhile. Each day we see victories and successes, big and small, in the lives of people who count on us.

Partner with Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA) for a rewarding career. Your dream to promote health and wellness, work with passionate people, and feel accomplished for doing important work while earning a reasonable paycheck is possible with us. Be a part of a healthcare movement as you grow your career. The size and culture of the organization provides an opportunity to work closely with leadership, lead initiatives, and see the results of your hard work. You ability to make an impact is limited only by your passion and creativity.

Responsible for preparing the day’s flow of patients, including pre-visit planning for patient needs and reviewing with provider.
Responsible for patient flow during the work day, ensuring that Provider and patient needs are met
Responsible for instrumentation, supplies, ordering, and other quality assignments.
Communicates with patients, as directed by Provider and Licensed Nurse.
Responsible for managing provider computer desktop flow on a daily basis.
Administers and demonstrates knowledge of medications administered up to scope of licensure under WAC 246-826-100 – “Demonstrates knowledge of medications prior to administration, including but not limited to: correct dosage, route, anatomic site, expected reaction, possible adverse reactions, and appropriate interventions.”
Responsible for assisting with patient education.
Promotes a positive work culture and upholds clinic policies and procedures, including the WE CARE Standards of Behavior.
Must uphold confidentiality at all times in regards to CBHA activities, reports, financials, patient health information and other proprietary information specific to CBHA.
Performs other duties as assigned.


Professional and Technical Knowledge:
Possesses a basic level of written and verbal communication skills, computer skills, and mathematical skills typically acquired through completion of a high school program.
Possesses familiarity with the processes and operations performed during the work day, facilitating patient flow, while accurately maintaining appropriate health information in the patient’s electronic medical record.
Ability to demonstrate basic medical terminology/anatomy.

License and Certification:
Ability to possess a current Medical Assistant Certified license with the State of Washington
Ability to possess a current BLS for Healthcare Providers card.

Communications Skills:
Possesses the ability to successfully form, foster, and improve relationships with members of a culture different from one's own.
Possesses ability to present oneself professionally.
Possesses ability to meet with a variety of people, both formally and informally, and to communicate well with professionals and patients.
Bi-lingual in English/Spanish to include verbal and written; translating information according to direction of provider.
General Description of Benefits:

At CBHA, we offer a comprehensive benefit package for our employee’s. We invest in our staff and providers. Because of this, many members of our leadership team started their careers with us, and through mentorship and experience, have risen through the ranks. Incentive-based programs and educational stipends give you every opportunity to succeed. Below you will find a list of the many benefits provided at CBHA:

Health Insurance:
Our employees have the option of electing to utilize our in-house Dental and Vision services (dependent on Medical plan enrollment):

Dental – CBHA In-House Credit
In-house credit of $1,300 annual maximum for services provided at CBHA dental clinic. $35 copay is waived for preventative services.

Vision – CBHA In-House Credit
In house credit includes for one eye exam every plan year. $200 hardware credit for employee and dependents for prescription hardware (glasses, contacts, prescription sunglasses). Employees and dependents also receive one additional hardware credit per year at CBHA’s cost + 20% (used for non-prescription sunglasses, contact lenses, or a second pair of prescription glasses). $35 copay is waived for preventative services

Flexible Spending Account
Life Insurance
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Life Insurance Policy
Long Term Disability
Emergency Medical Transport Benefits- Life Flight Network

403 (b) Retirement Plan:

Safe Harbor Match: Employees are eligible to receive a Safe Harbor Match of 100% up to 4% of the employee’s total salary. Employee is full vested in Safe Harbor Match from day 1. Contributions are subject to IRS guidelines.

Non-Elective Contribution- Provided the employee has met enrollment qualifications, employee will also receive 4% employer contribution of employee’s total salary at the end of the Plan Year at the discretion of Board of Directors.

Vacation (Personal Leave):
Year 1
40 hours front loaded after six (6) months of employment. Accrue at the rate of .0038per hour paid not to exceed a per pay period accrual of .3076 hours for the rest of year one (1). Vacation buyout paid hours are excluded from accrual
Year 2
Accrue at the rate of .0442 per hour paid not to exceed a per pay period accrual of 3.53hours. Vacation buyout paid hours are excluded from accrual.
Year 3
Accrue at the rate of .5576 per hour paid not to exceed a per pay period accrual of 4.46 hours. Vacation buyout paid hours

All employees receive 8 vacation hours for a Wellness Day on their Anniversary Date each year.

The following holidays are observed and paid by CBHA:
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day
**Martin Luther King Jr. Day & President’s Day are considered floating holidays and are used at employee’s discretion.

Educational Reimbursement Program
Employee Assistant Program:
EAP services are available to solve a wide range of concerns for employees. This program is confidential and covers employees, spouses, domestic partners and children up to 26 years of age.
Contribution to Student Loan/529 College Savings Plans

Other great benefits:
On site fitness center available to all employees
Financial wellness classes held quarterly and one-on-one financial sessions with a Financial Advisor.
CBHA contribution to a 529 College Savings Plan and/or Student Loan Repayment based on years of service.
Holiday luncheons (Cinco de Mayo, 4th of July, other employee appreciation)
New employee luncheon with CEO
Employee apparel (store stipend/day one shirt, 90 day vest, and 6th month jacket)
Free coffee on designated days (new employees/employee appreciation)
Service awards
Birthday cards/treats
Work anniversary recognition
All staff events/prizes
In-house education (CBHA University)
Volunteerism Program (up to three hours added to your vacation bank)
Flexible schedules; depending on business needs
Shuttles to remote sites
Casual Fridays, as designated by the company
Company events (hikes, bowling, movie nights, book club, game night, professional sporting events)

Contact Person:
Application Method: Apply online
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Posted on November 14, 2023

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