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WorkSource Oregon Certified Medical Assistant in Astoria, Oregon

Coastal Family Health CenterLocationCoastal Family Health CenterCityAstoria Employment duration:Full timeExempt Status:Non exemptul p width:100 ; Are you a Medical Assistant who wants to make a difference in the lives of medically underserved people in your community? Do you want to work with a team of skilled physicians nurses and other healthcare professionals to provide direct compassionate quality care to patients? Are you someone who thrives in a dynamic energized environment? Are you a certified Medical Assistant OR are you able to become certified within 12 months if hired? Are you looking for competitive pay and a better work life balance? If you answered Yes to these questions then we have a great opportunity for you What we're looking for:





+ An MA who's passionate about community health and working with underserved populations



+ Someone who enjoys working in a fast paced team centered environment



+ A clear communicator who is able to build good relationships with all clinic staff and patients and interacts with everyone in a positive and professional manner



+ A meticulous person who asks questions and clarifies information as needed



+ Someone who wants to continue learning and developing MA skills and is receptive to performance feedback





What you'll do:





+ Work in cooperation with a team of skilled physicians nurses and other healthcare professionals to deliver comprehensive continuity of care to a highly diverse patient population



+ Maintain examination and treatment areas including stocking verifying good working order of equipment removing expired supplies and cleaning room after every patient visit



+ Administer medications within scope of certification



+ Prepare patients and assist with routine and specialty examinations procedures treatments and minor office surgeries following sterile procedures maintaining meticulous sterile technique



+ Obtain specimens for microbiological testing instructing patients in proper technique to collect specimens



+ Maintain detailed and accurate documentation in the clinic record



+ Seek to anticipate providers' needs and assist as requested and notify RN if more technical care is needed



+ Find teachable moments during routine care delivering direct patient teaching and coaching



+ Incorporate high standards of infection control into all tasks









Minimum Qualifications:





+ High School Diploma or GED



+ Graduate of a medical assistant training program



+ Certified MA or able to obtain certification within 12 months of hire



+ CPR certification within 3 months of hire





About YVFWCWe serve more than 181 000 patients across 25 medical clinics 14 dental clinics 10 pharmacies and 64 program sites in two states We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home PCMH With integrated services including medical dental pharmacy orthodontia primary care nutritional counseling autism screening and primary care behavioral health YVFWC's patient centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance energy assistance weatherization HIV and AIDS counseling and testing home visits and four mobile medical/dental clinics Our mission celebrates diversity We are committed to equal opportunity employment



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