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Medical Assistant Pre-Certified (Full Time)*Eligible for Sign-On and Retention Bonus - $4,000*

Company: StCharles
Location: Prineville
Posted on: September 6, 2021

Job Description:

Typical pay range: $16.29 - $20.04
Family Care Clinic

This position is eligible for a combined sign on and retention bonus in the amount of $4,000. 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 months.

*Bonuses are available to external applicants only and are subject to all applicable tax withholdings.



TITLE:                                      Medical Assistant, Pre-certified 

REPORTS TO POSITION:      Clinic Supervisor

DEPARTMENT:                         SCMG

DATE LAST REVIEWED:          July 2021

OUR VISION:                            Creating America’s healthiest community, together

OUR MISSION:                         In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value

OUR VALUES:                          Accountability, Caring and Teamwork

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: The Medical Assistant, Pre-certified 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 MAs collaborate with clinical and non-clinical staff to assure we are providing our community with comprehensive and compassionate health care.

POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the direct supervision of the Clinic Supervisor (MA or RN) the Medical Assistant, Pre-certified at St. Charles Health System is responsible for daily patient flow for each respective physician for whom they work. They will use clinical knowledge to gather information from which designated staff can make appropriate patient health assessments and to anticipate provider’s needs as they relate to the patients' medical care.

This position does not manage any other caregivers.


Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor

Escorts patients to exam rooms and prep for provider assessment.

Records and maintains patient's medical data in patient's medical chart.

Assists provider with responding to messages from patients and/or other medical professionals and institutions.

Performs a variety of provider-requested ancillary and/or surgical patient procedures. (This excludes the administration of IV medication.)

Maintains equipment, instruments supply inventory levels.

Supports the vision, mission and values of the organization in all respects.

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. Completion of a medical assistant program from an accredited institution with the ability to test for certification within 12 months of hire.

Preferred: N/A  


Required: Must obtain appropriate certification from one of the following within 12 months of hire to ensure continued employment; 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).

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.
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 System worksites.

Preferred: N/A



Required: N/A

Preferred: Basic knowledge of ICD-10, CM/CPT/HCPCS coding conventions and procedures. Working knowledge of medical practice management information systems. Basic knowledge of medical office documentation standards.


Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.


Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%):  Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%):  Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP

Schedule Weekly Hours:


Caregiver Type:



Variable (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?


Job Family:


Scheduled Days of the Week:

As Scheduled (may include weekends and holidays)

Shift Start & End Time:

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