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.
ST. CHARLES HEALTH SYSTEM
Medical Assistant, Pre-certified
Creating America’s healthiest community, together
In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care,
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
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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor
Escorts patients to exam rooms and prep for provider
Records and maintains patient's medical data in patient's
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
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. Completion of a
medical assistant program from an accredited institution with the
ability to test for certification within 12 months of hire.
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
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: 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
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
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
Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category
Risk for Exposure to BBP
Schedule Weekly Hours:
Variable (United States of America)
Is Exempt Position?
Scheduled Days of the Week:
As Scheduled (may include weekends and holidays)
Shift Start & End Time: