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Medical Assistant

Company: Northwest Human Services, Inc.
Location: Salem
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: $16-$21 DOENorthwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.Medical Assistant Site Location: West Salem Clinic - 1233 Edgewater St NW Position Status: Full Time - Monday through Friday & rotating SaturdaysSign-On Bonus: $1000ABOUT US:Northwest Human Services is a mission focused organization providing compassionate and professional medical, dental, psychiatry, mental health, and wraparound services for those in our community who need it most - uninsured individuals, families, the homeless, and migrant workers. Our multidisciplinary teams are fully integrated, allowing us to provide our patients with exceptional coordinated care. The leadership and Board of Directors at NWHS support our staff with a variety of training and development opportunities as we continue to expand our programs and community offerings. We strive to instill a workplace culture based on inclusivity, open communication, and positive support. YOUR ROLE at NWHS:As an active member of the care team, you are primarily responsible for assisting patients throughout routine office visits and health management. In this role, you will contribute to monitoring and maintaining the patient's health record through careful, accurate, and complete performance of tasks and documentation. You will ensure patients are notified of pending or due exams and screenings and monitor referrals and other reports to ensure positive health outcomes. Additionally, our medical assistants perform in-house point of care tests, vision and hearing tests, EKG spirometry, ear irrigation, dressing applications, and demonstrates competency in SQ and IM injections of authorized medications. QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CPR certified in infant, child, and adult levels.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform patient care duties as assigned.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with coworkers and patients efficiently, courteously, politely, and effectively.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to work with diverse cultures and lifestyles.
  • Reliable mode of transportation to and from work. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • One year of experience in a medical clinic setting
    • Medical Assistant Certification as a RMA, CMA, NCMOA, or NCMA
    • Education and training in a Medical Assistant/Nursing/Medical program that includes coursework pharmacology/administration of medications
    • Bilingual in English/another language and able to pass proficiency testing. Must be willing/able to interpreter as needed in clinic. Summary of Benefits: Our Board of Directors and Administration strives to provides a benefits program that is comprehensive, competitive within our industry, and affordable for our employees.
      • Full Comprehensive Medical with 2 plans, Dental, and Vision
      • Flex Spending Account
      • Group Life: Short Term & Long Term Disability 100% paid by employer
      • 403(b) retirement plan with 3% employer match
      • 10 hours of monthly Paid Time Off based on FTE
      • 7 ½ paid holidays each year + 2 floating holidays.
      • Continuing Education Plan
      • Employee Healthy Living ProgramIf you are interested in joining a team that makes a difference in the lives of many, please apply online!For more information, please contact the HR/Recruiting Department at:Office: 503-588-5828 - Email: Equal Opportunity Employer: We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.All candidates who receive a written offer of employment will be required to undergo criminal records check.Northwest Human Services complies with the Oregon COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings. Every candidate who accepts a position with Northwest Human Services will be required to provide 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 here.

Keywords: Northwest Human Services, Inc., Salem , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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