Medical Assistant - Outpatient Clinic
City, State: John Day, Oregon
Let the adventure begin in Northeastern Oregon surrounded by beautiful mountain ranges, rural ranching community and lots of outdoor activities.
BLUE MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL DISTRICT is accepting applications for MEDICAL ASSISTANT (Temporary Coverage for Maternity Leave & Full-Time & Casual positions). Competitive wage and training provided.
Medical Assistant provides patient care in the office setting. Provides care that meets the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or physician. Maintains regulatory requirements, nursing and office policies, procedures and standards. Communicates with physicians and team members about patient's clinical condition, including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Demonstrate ability to learn and maintain appropriate technical skills to effectively support the electronic record system.
Multi-tasking, self-motivation, organization skills, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment are required. Embraces and practices A.I.D.E.T. skills/Customer Services at consistently. Participates in the department's continuous quality improvement (CQI) practices.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Promotes the mission, vision and values of BMHD.
Provide direct patient care under the supervision of an RN/LPN/LVN and/or physician, evaluates outcomes,consults with other health team members as required.
Ability to assist nursing and medical staff with routine examinations and patient treatments which may include neonate, pediatric, adolescent,geriatric patients and the general patient population.
Perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health errors.
Meets current documentation standards and policies.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
Completes annual education requirements.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner in the community.
Any additional duties pertaining to the daily operations of the SWCC as assigned by the Clinic Director.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Establish & maintain solid working relationships with communication, cooperation, and positive interactive with all employees, staff, patients and physicians.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
REPORTS TO: Clinic Director
Required: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Preferred: Certified Medical Assistant through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
Medical Terminology Courses or Venipuncture classes
Preferred: Successful completion of Medical Assistant Program or Nurse Aide Program.
Required: Basic Computer Skills
Preferred: Knowledge of medical terminology, experience with release of information, electronic medical record/transcription, and working experience in medical office setting or hospital.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
This job description reflects managements assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe the tasks that may be assigned.
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Shift : Day
Recruitment Support - General Inquiries Only
170 Ford Street
John Day, OR 97845
Phone: 541-575-1311 #2964
Medical Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant
Hospital, clinical office assistant, nurse aide