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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Astoria
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Brief
Certified Medical Assistant Astoria, OR
Employment duration:
Full time
Exempt Status:
Non-exempt
Offer Relocation?:
No
ID:
12628
Join our team as a Certified Medical Assistant at Coastal Family Health in Astoria, Oregon, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care. At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job - we are a community committed to the well-being of our members.
We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.
Explore our short clips, "WE are Yakima - WE are Family" and "YVFWC - And then we grew" for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.
Astoria, Oregon, is an enchanting coastal city renowned for its history, natural beauty, and thriving arts scene. Situated at the mouth of the Columbia River, the city offers breathtaking views of the river, the Pacific Ocean, and the iconic Astoria-Megler Bridge. Immerse yourself in the city's maritime heritage as the oldest American settlement west of the Rockies, where museums and historic sites abound. Enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, and kayaking, or explore the scenic riverwalk. Astoria's charming downtown, with its art galleries, boutique shops, and cozy cafes, adds to its cultural allure.
What We Offer
$20-$25/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
$2,500.00 Hiring/Retention Bonus Structure:
At Hire: $750.00
At 90-Days (3 months): $750.00
At 180-Days (6 months): $1,000.00
Bonus will be pro-rated based on Full Time Equivalency (FTE)
9% pay differential available
Up to $2,500.00 in relocation assistance for candidates relocating over 50 miles
Benefits:
100% employer-paid health insurance including medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
Generous PTO, 8 paid holidays, and much more!
As a Medical Assistant, you will have the opportunity to:
Maintain and update patient medical records, including vital signs, treatments, and medications, and review immunization records. They
Prepare for patient visits by reviewing files, ensuring necessary reports are available, and collaborating with Providers for efficient scheduling and continuity of care. They also
Prepare and maintain exam rooms, explain procedures to patients, provide limited education and coaching, respond to patient questions and concerns, assist physicians during exams and procedures, Collect and prepare lab specimens, administer medication, and perform other assigned clinical responsibilities in accordance with regulatory requirements.
Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum high school diploma or GED
Completion of either an accredited medical assisting program, apprenticeship, or equivalent education/military training or two years of full-time MA work experience.
CPR certification within 90 days of hire
National credential from AAMA, AMT, NHA, or NCCT within 12 months of hire.
Medical knowledge for understanding theories, reasons, and technical aspects of medicine
Strong people skills to handle diverse personalities, backgrounds, and situations
Excellent multitasking ability to manage varied workloads
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Epic, and EMR.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.
Contact us at jobs@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity!

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Hillsboro , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Astoria, Oregon

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