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Advanced Clinical Associate, High Lakes Health Care - Sparks Lake Bend OR

Company: Interpath Laboratory
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

High Lakes Health Care - Sparks Lake, part of Praxis Health, is looking for a friendly and energetic Advanced Clinical Associate (ACA) with outstanding people skills to join our team.

High Lakes Health Care, of Praxis Health, is a family of thriving, patient focused clinics, located in the heart of Bend. Our organization was voted the Best Medical Organization in Bend 5 years in a row, through the Source Weekly in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022! We want to add members to our team who will engage with our mission of working toward healthier patients, lower cost healthcare and happier medical teams.

The Advanced Clinical Associate (ACA) is an experienced Medical Assistant that looking for a leadership opportunity. The ACA works under the Clinic Supervisor to assist with maintaining efficient patient flow and quality care throughout the clinic. The ACA works in an integrated primary care team model including Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, patient service representatives, medical assistants, social workers, behavioral health navigators, and clinic leadership to provide comprehensive patient-centered primary care.

We are looking for someone to join a very outgoing collaborative family practice team! Someone who is a go-getter, and looks forward to trying new workflows and systems first. As well as being able to adapt to change quickly. This individual likes to work individually, and team based. They are also passionate about patient care and being apart of helping change the direction of health care.

  • Must have an aptitude to learn and love to work in the field of healthcare
  • Must be someone who thrives in a busy, fast-paced environment
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills, be highly organized, and detail oriented
  • Experience with electronic medical records is a plus
    We are excited to share with you a short video that shows why the Praxis Health family is so special. Please click here:

    Schedule: Monday - Friday, 4 ten-hour shifts!

    Benefits: We offer a competitive wage and benefits package, and on top of this, you will work with a talented group of providers, professionals and co-workers who are dedicated to the highest standards of quality care. The family of providers within the Praxis Health values those we provide for and we value our employees.

    We Offer:

    • Medical, Dental, Vision with In-Network & Custom Network discounts
    • 401(K) with discretionary employer match
    • Paid Time Off
    • Free clinical diagnostic laboratory testing performed in house
    • Strong performance and attendance may result in a six-month and annual pay increase!
      Qualified candidates will have a collaborative, team spirit and a willingness to support the needs of our patients as well as the goals of the job and the team. In this role, you will work in collaboration with the healthcare team to assist physicians/providers in the delivery of exceptional patient care.


      • Demonstrate the skills to provide age appropriate care to the patients of the clinic.
      • Demonstrate knowledge of the principals of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to interpret information relative to the patients age related needs.
      • Attendance and punctuality is necessary.
      • Ability to work well with a multidisciplinary team.
      • Ability to problem solve, and be self-motivated. Must have a commitment to excellence and high standards.
      • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills. Must have ability to multitask, manage priorities and workflow.
      • Required to have versatility, flexibility and a willingness to work with constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm and have acute attention to detail.
      • Able to operate computer software with training.
      • Expected to have strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to understand and follow written/verbal instructions.
      • Required to have the ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
        Essential Job Functions:

        • Supports the medical assistant team, which includes all functions of a medical assistant.
        • Assists in the supervision of work and performance of medical assistants
        • Assists the supervisors in training new and existing medical assistants
        • Supports direct clinical care including medication refill requests, chart prep, task management, order entry, and patient rooming flow.
        • Reviews charts and encounter forms for completeness and to assess follow up as needed.
        • Works collaboratively with clinic staff on programs to improve patient experience and patient outcomes.
        • Coordinate the inventory, ordering and supply stock maintenance of medical supplies
        • Assists with daily and monthly quality assurance reviews.
        • Directs task management between virtual RNs and in clinic medical assistants for provider care teams.
        • Assist and works with Supervisor on cross coverage of MA duties for vacations or call ins.
        • Reliable attendance and presence at work.
          Education and/or Experience:

          • College education, high school diploma, or equivalent.
          • Completion of medical assistant training program required.
          • Phlebotomy certification a plus.
          • Minimum of one year experience in an outpatient medical clinic or hospital, medical office setting.
            Other Requirements:

            • Current CPR certification preferred
            • Must possess current health records with the appropriate immunization to work in the health care field (Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis).
              Praxis Health is a family of medical groups providing high quality healthcare throughout the state of Oregon. Our community-based clinics are the DNA of our business, providing better medicine, advocacy for our patients, and a satisfying and collaborative culture for our providers and staff.

              The Praxis family approach is dynamically different than other healthcare companies in Oregon. We are not "big box" health care, but rather a company of small groups and clinics, of nimble micro-cultures that can quickly adapt to industry changes, as well as patient needs.

              We have been serving communities across the beautiful and adventurous state of Oregon for over 50 years! And we are pioneers and thought leaders in the industry. Our commitment to innovative and operational excellence has allowed us to create healthcare solutions that are both cost-efficient and cutting edge.

              Come see how healthcare is done right!

              • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
              • The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch.
              • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
              • Must be able to sit, stand, kneel, crawl, bend and twist as needed. Requires walking on non-level surfaces, inside and outside the office, throughout the day.
              • Work Environment: Combination of medical office and exam/procedure room settings.
                OSHA CategoryThis position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and/or tissues. All employees performing these duties are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccination series.

                EOE Disabled/Veteran

                Praxis Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Interpath Laboratory, Bend , Advanced Clinical Associate, High Lakes Health Care - Sparks Lake Bend OR, Healthcare , Redmond, Oregon

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