Coquille Valley Hospital

Job 177495 - Medical Assistant- Clinic Physician Practices
Coquille, OR

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Job Details

Location: Coquille, OR
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: $14.23 - $21.35

Job Description

Purpose/Description-

The Medical Assistant is responsible for:

  • Assisting the physician with basic patient care and medical procedures
  • Assisting site managers with directing patient flow, inventory, and following up on labs
  • Ensuring site lab compliance with Department of Health (DOH) Regulations
  • Provide unparalleled customer service to our patients, adhering to established protocols and work processes, and successfully managing volume without ever compromising quality

Requirements

Education and Experience-

Education:

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting program, CMA suggested or Associates degree with a healthcare focus suggested
  • Flexible with full-time work schedule including weekends
  • Able to conduct EKGs
  • Comfortable with phlebotomy, preferably over 100 blood draws
  • Knowledge of third party payor requirements preferred
  • Strong aptitude for detail, and ability to work independently, required
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills required
  • Skill in using a PC required
  • Happy and positive thinking, able to project this attitude around others
  • Must exhibit passion for outstanding results and compassion for those we work with and serve
  • Flexible & adaptable nature to work in a continuously evolving environment
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication and bedside manner
  • Passion for helping others in an urgent care environment

 

Experience:

  • 4-6 months experience as a MA

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities-

Essential Duties:

  • Assisting the physician with basic patient care and medical procedures within the Medical Assistant (MA) scope of practice, which may include but is not limited to: rapid strep, UA, EKG, procedure set ups, etc.
  • Ensuring Department of Health (DOH) compliance of site lab and exam rooms which may include but is not limited to: logbook maintenance, checking for expired medications and supplies, proper handling of specimen etc.
  • Ensuring the site is fully stocked with supplies
  • Helping maintain a clean, courteous, and professional working environment
  • Providing compassionate care to our patients
  • Assisting with training and acclimation of new hire Mas
  • All other duties as assigner

 

Other Skills:

  • Strong problem solving, decision making and time management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in use of computer including MS Office applications.
  • Ability to manage complex operations and diverse personnel.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with interdisciplinary teams.

 

Knowledge:

• Must demonstrate strong customer service, organizational, technical, and communication skills. 
• Must have basic computer knowledge, keyboarding skills, and office equipment. 
• Knowledge of medical terminology. 
• Ability to handle multiple priorities and concerns easily while working in a busy, multidisciplinary setting. 
• Ability to work both within a team setting and independently, utilizing time effectively with a minimum of supervision. 

 

 

 

Coquille Valley Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Coquille Valley Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Coquille Valley Hospital expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Coquille Valley Hospital’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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