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

Company: StCharles
Location: Bend
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Typical pay range: $19.29 - $26.66
Medical Oncology Facility

This position is eligible for a combined sign on and retention bonus in the amount of $4,000.00. To qualify for the bonus, candidates 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

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE:                                                   Medical Assistant

REPORTS TO POSITION:               Manager – Cancer Center

DEPARTMENT:                                  Cancer Center

DATE LAST REVIEWED:                 March 26, 2018

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

DEPARTMENTAL SUMMARY:

The Cancer Center at St. Charles Health System is a comprehensive cancer center that provides holistic care to our patients.  The cancer center provides chemotherapy, medical oncology, infusion services, radiation therapy, integrative medicine, nutrition, social work, survivorship and other supportive care treatments.  All of our staff support our patients in the various stages of their treatments. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Medical Assistant is responsible for daily patient flow for each respective physician for whom they work.  Must use triage skills to 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 assessment.

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

Assists physician with answering phone requests from patients and/or other medical professionals and institutions.

Performs a variety of physician-requested ancillary and/or 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.

EDUCATION:                 

Required: High school diploma or GED.           

Preferred: Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.          

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

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, or licensure as a paramedic level EMT, Oregon LPN, or Oregon RN.

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 

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Must have basic knowledge of ICD-9, 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 requirements.

Preferred: Two (2) years of Medical Assisting experience.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:

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

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

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

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Schedule Weekly Hours:

40

Caregiver Type:

Regular

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Is Exempt Position?

No

Job Family:

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Scheduled Days of the Week:

Variable

Shift Start & End Time:

0730-1800

Keywords: StCharles, Bend , Medical Assistant-LPN (Full Time)*Eligible for Sign-On and Retention Bonus-$4,000*, Other , Bend, Oregon

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