Typical pay range: $19.29 - $26.66
This position is eligible for a combined sign on and retention
bonus in the amount of $4,000. based on experience. To qualify for
the bonus, candidates must start prior to 10/30/2021 AND must not
have been employed by St. Charles Health System in the last 6
*Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject
to all applicable tax withholdings.
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
January 12, 2018
Creating America’s healthiest community, together
In the spirit of
love and compassion, better health, better care, better value
Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
The Medical Assistant (MA) position is assimilated throughout
St. Charles Medical Group encompassing practices in three Central
Oregon counties and numerous specialties including family care,
internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics,
immediate/urgent care, cardiology, pulmonology, rheumatology,
general surgery, cancer care, behavioral health and sleep
medicine. Our MA’s collaborate with physicians and
non-clinical staff to assure we are providing our community with
comprehensive and compassionate health care.
The Medical Assisrtant will be responsible for daily patient
flow for each respective physician for whom they work. Must
use triage skills to gather information from which designated staff
can make appropriate patient health assessments and to anticipate
physician's needs as they relate to the patients' medical care.
This position does not manage any other caregivers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Escorts patients to exam rooms and prep for physician
Records and maintains patient's medical data in patient's
Assists physician with answering phone requests from patients
and/or other medical professionals and institutions.
Performs a variety of physician-requested ancillary and/or
surgical patient procedures. (This excludes the administration of
Maintains equipment, instruments supply inventory levels.
Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of
continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a
champion of change.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for caregivers,
patients and guests.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of
professionalism and confidentiality. Complies with all
applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting
the organization’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an
ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected
violation of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all
organizational investigations and proceedings.
Delivers customer service and/or patient care in a manner that
promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the
organization, as required or assigned.
Required: High school diploma or GED.
Preferred: Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant
Required: Current MA Certification from one of the
following; The American Medical Technology Association (AMT), The
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), The American
Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), The National
Association for Health Professionals (NAHP)
Certification, National Healthcareer Association (NHA) or
licensure as an intermediate or paramedic level EMT, Oregon LPN, or
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider
Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to meet St. Charles
Health System driving requirements. Ability to travel to
business functions/trainings/meetings and all St. Charles Health
Preferred: Current American Association of Medical
Assistants (AAMA) certification
Required: Must have basic knowledge of ICD-10,
CM/CPT/HCPCS coding conventions and procedures. Working
knowledge of medical practice management information systems.
Basic knowledge of physician office documentation standards.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality and meet all HIPPAA
Those candidates with NHA certification that qualified due to
work experience rather than graduation from an accredited Medical
Assisting Program will be required to have 2 years of experience in
Preferred: Two (2) years of Medical Assisting
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) required to perform the job safely.
Continually (75% or more): Standing, walking,
keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the
ability to hear normal speech level.
Frequently (50%): Sitting,
lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling 1-25 pounds.
Operation of motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound
Occasionally (25%): Bending,
ladder/step-stool* (*varies by area), reaching overhead,
lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50
pounds, grasping/squeezing, whispered speech level
Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs
Never (0%): operation of motor
Exposure to Elemental Factors
Rarely (10%): Wet/Slippery Area, chemical
Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust,
vibration, uneven surface.
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure
Risk for Exposure to BBP
Schedule Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
Scheduled Days of the Week:
Shift Start & End Time:
8:00AM to 5:00PM