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Medical Assistant, Pendleton Family Medicine

Company: Praxis Health
Location: Pendleton
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:Pendleton Family Medicine, of Praxis Health, would like to invite reliable, friendly, and experienced Medical Assistants with outstanding attention to detail to join our team.In this role, successful candidates will work in collaboration with the healthcare team to assist physicians and providers in the delivery of exceptional patient care.Must have an aptitude to learn and a passion to serve othersMust be someone who thrives in a busy, fast-paced environmentMust have exceptional customer service skills, be highly organized, and detail orientedExperience with electronic medical records is a plusWatch this short video that shows why the Praxis Health family is so special. Please click here: Benefit HighlightsMedical, Dental, Vision with In-Network & Custom Network discounts401(K) with discretionary employer matchPaid Time OffFree clinical diagnostic laboratory testing performed in houseSchedule: Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM; Off duty last Friday of each monthPay: $18.00 - $21.91 per hour DOEEducation:High School diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED)Medical Assisting diploma from an accredited vocational institution, a community college program in medical assisting preferred.Experience:Minimum one year of recent experience working in a medical facility as a Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), Caregiver or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).Experience with Electrocardiogram (EKG), taking vital signs, venipuncture, capillary and giving injections.Other Requirements:Must possess a current BLS certification or obtain BLS certification within 30 days of hire.Current health records with the appropriate immunization to work in the health care field (Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis).Essential Job FunctionsMedical Assistant - 11. Attends work regularly and on time.2. Maintains a reputation for effective interpersonal relations with team, supervisors, and patients.3. Rooms patients within 4-6 minutes and ensures their comfort and satisfaction while making sure that provider is timely with starting patient visits.4. Effectively communicates with the care team to ensure the flow of the patient care is successful.5. Captures and accurately documents full vitals (Blood pressure, temperature, weight, height, O2, pulse)6. Reviews medications/allergies - verifies patient is taking all medications listed - state medication name, dosage, and frequency. Thoroughly updates the medication list with any reconciliation needed. Verify all allergies listed are accurate and no new allergies.7. Performs Intake Function - press intake button, verify you are in-taking today's date.8. Captures patient's chief complaint and enters into electronic health records (EHR) system.9. Provides applicable informational forms to patients as result of chart preparation routine.10. Assists with patient discharge - provides after visit summary.11. Completes room turnover process (including, but not limited to cleaning-re-stocking).12. Stocks examination rooms/notifies supply personnel when items are low.13. Completes "tasks" and phone calls daily with guidance from supervisor or ACA.14. Performs EKG, injections, vaccines under supervision.15. Completes other tasks as directed by supervisor or ACA.Medical Assistant - 21. Proficiently and independently completes all MA I essential job functions.2. Assists provider with minor medical procedures. (Sterile setup, take-down, auto-claving)3. Completes chart prep based upon provider schedules, including but not limited to pulling Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), getting consents ready.4. Independently performs EKG, injections, vaccines.5. Makes increasingly more complex phone calls that require skilled communication and decision-making skills.6. Under supervision the MA III may order and perform CLIA waived tests.7. Completes other tasks as directed by supervisor or ACA.Medical Assistant - 31. Proficiently completes all MA I & II essential job functions and competencies.2. Independently performs EKGs, Injections, Vaccines, Ear irrigations, CLIA Waived tests (UA, Strep, Flu, COVID, HCG), PKU, Hemocue, lab draws and teaches others the skills to perform these tasks.3. Independently performs controlled medication tasks.4. Trains MAs.5. Completes special projects that help support the overall improvement of Praxis Health.Minimum Qualifications: See Job Description Above About Us: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!General Physical Requirements: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.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.Equal Opportunity Statement:EOE Veterans/Disabled: Praxis Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Praxis Health, Kennewick , Medical Assistant, Pendleton Family Medicine, Healthcare , Pendleton, Washington

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