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Medical Assistant/Certified MA - GYN Oncology

Company: Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics are part of a network of state of the art medical facilities located within the heart of the Willamette Valley. At Salem Health, we pride ourselves on being a community centric, diverse organization that has been voted a top workplace by our employees for three years running.

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We continually strive to provide innovative paths to learning and growth while maintaining an environment of strategic problem solving objectives through Lean driven principles. We understand that hardworking, conscientious and compassionate team members are one of our most valuable assets and we are always looking for outstanding people to join our team.

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Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics complies with the Oregon COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule. Every candidate who accepts a position with Salem Health will be required to furnish proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting employment ("Fully vaccinated" means having received both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, and at least 14 days have passed since the individual's final dose of COVID-19 vaccine). -Details can be found on the Oregon Health Authority site -.

Description/Qualifications:
Eligible for excellent hiring incentives, including a Start Bonus and Relocation Assistance (for hires relocating from greater than 100 miles). To qualify for the bonus candidates must not have been employed by Salem Health in the last 6 months. - Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject to all applicable tax withholding.

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Your Role With Us:

As a Medical Assistant with Salem Health, you will call upon your excellent interpersonal skills, clinical knowledge, and critical thinking abilities to identify the nature and urgency of our patient's healthcare needs. You'll be responsible for performing a variety of clinical and clerical duties needed for the oncology department. -

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Core Functions:

Escorts patient to a clean exam room that is free of expired items, stocked appropriately and prepped according to the appointment type.

Obtains and documents patient's vital signs and other pertinent information specific to the appointment type.

Accurately documents patient visits, telephone calls, and other encounters in Epic, ensuring other staff and physicians are able to follow the events with certainty.

Verifies patient's insurance and acquires necessary prior insurance authorizations.

Perform a variety of clerical tasks including filing, copying, and faxing, scanning documents and sorting mail.

Answer a multi-line telephone and respond promptly to phone messages. Routes incoming calls correctly and in a timely fashion.

Background/Expertise:

Graduate from an accredited Medical Assisting program.

Experience in an outpatient and/or oncology setting preferred.

Medical Assistant Certification required.

Current BLS certification from AHA required.

We have many excellent opportunities available! To view all of our openings, please visit our career page at

Closing:
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by law.

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Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact -(url removed).

Keywords: Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics, Salem , Medical Assistant/Certified MA - GYN Oncology, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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