Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Family Practice Riverbend Pavilion
August 13, 2018
PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Family Practice Riverbend Pavilion for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours .
Req ID: 163118
Medical Assistant: In collaboration with the healthcare team, assists physicians/providers in the delivery of patient care working within the scope of practice for a Medical Assistant.
LPN: Responsible for ensuring delivery of quality nursing care to clinic patients as directed by clinic's healthcare providers. The LPN Clinic, Outpatient functions as a care member of the interdisciplinary care team and fulfills/shares the roles and responsibilities of rooming nurse, and clinical support nurse in the ambulatory patient care setting. Facilitates integrated care delivery across selected populations to improve clinical and financial outcomes, through the implementation of care coordination. Under the guidance of an RN, implements patient-specific interventions through a variety of program delivery methods and implements plans of care addressing a wide scope of health care needs in partnership with the multidisciplinary care team.
QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: Medical Assistant
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program is required. An approved educational program/course of study that allows caregivers to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associate's degree in Allied Health).
Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program required.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
Must have current Medical National certification or be a National Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) at date of hire. When referring to the National Certification requirements, the following are acceptable in meeting that requirement:
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through the American Medical Technologists (AMT)
Clinical Medical Assistant certification through the National Health Career Associates (NHA)
National Certified Medical Assistant through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) administered by the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)
If uncertified, must have at least one year of experience as a clinical medical assistant that qualifies applicant to take the national certification exam and must obtain national certification by date of hire.
Current LPN license in Oregon
MA 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).
LPN PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS: Work requires active physical exertion up to 65% of the time. Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less. Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
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 Springfield community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .
Location: Springfield , Riverbend Medical Pavilion (418) Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support Shift: Day Shift Length: 8 Hours FTE: 1.0 Work Type: Full Time Hourly compensation starts at: $ base for MA $17.63/base for LPN $21.33 , more depending on experience Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; 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: Springfield || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, LPN || Full Time || FAMILY PRACTICE SVCS
Internal Number: 163118
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.