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Medical Assistant/Certified MA- Salem Health Urgent Care Clinic

Company: Salem Health
Location: Salem
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Location Site: Salem Hospital Main Campus Department: SH Urgent Care Position Type: Unscheduled Start Time: VariedPioneering healthcare since 1896, Salem Health is a top workplace offering market-leading pay where you can make a difference in the lives of those in the community where you live. Through incorporation of Lean driven principles, staff are able effect change in the organization to solve problems, and drive continuous improvement. As an employer of choice, we are devoted to assuring that we provide a safe, healthy, and patient-centric workplace, while keeping staff wellbeing and satisfaction top of mind. We invite you to learn more about our wonderful community: Your Role With Us:Medical Assistant- Salem Health Urgent CareAs a Medical Assistant with Salem Health Urgent Care, 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 needsCore Functions:

  • Assesses patients and alerts physicians to potential life-threatening situations
  • Recognizes critical diagnostic data and alerts the physician in a timely fashion. Recognizes changes in patient condition and reports appropriately.
  • Determines priorities of care and intervenes in those cases falling outside the parameters of normal clinic protocol (e.g. isolating and obtaining physician for suspicious rashes, prioritizing patients potentially requiring transfer to a higher level of care.
  • Anticipates the need for selected diagnostic tests and initiates testing according to protocols. Recognizes variations in patient flow, and adjusts work effort to reflect the needs of the department.
  • Ensures adequate discharge instructions are given to each patient, that family members are included in discharge instructions if available, that patients are referred for future care appropriately, and the community resource information is available to patients. Performs waived laboratory testing procedures according to protocols; demonstrates continued competency in patient testing, quality control and proficiency testing.
  • Demonstrates adequate knowledge and expertise with regard to medication safety/security and administration within scope of practice and appropriate clinic protocols. Demonstrates competency in all areas of clinical care encompassed within the clinic setting.Total Rewards Offerings:
    Salem Health's comprehensive benefits package prioritizes your mental and physical health, financial stability, family obligations and professional growth.
    • Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates
    • Full comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
    • Basic and voluntary life insurance
    • Short and long-term disability
    • Live Well Wellness Program
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • 401(K) retirement plan with employer contributions.
    • Generous paid time off (PTO) accrual and holiday pay
    • Onsite fitness center with 24/7 badge access
    • Education assistance program
    • Public service loan forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
    • Food and drink discounts in the cafeteria.
    • Impressive discounts offered by Nike, Adidas, Carhartt and others.Some benefits are not available for employees in an Unscheduled status
      Background/Expertise:
      • Experience in either an urgent care, family practice or clinic specialty office preferred, not required.
      • National certification from NCCT, NHA, AMT, or AAMA required upon hire.
      • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association required upon hire.
        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.
        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 my.recruiter@salemhealth.org

Keywords: Salem Health, Salem , Medical Assistant/Certified MA- Salem Health Urgent Care Clinic, Healthcare , Salem, Oregon

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