Medical Assistant – Cardiology in Abbotsford, British Columbia

PeaceHealth


Description

Hiring Bonus and Relocation may be available

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant – Cardiology for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.

The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $23.01 – $33.07. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

In collaboration with the healthcare team, assists physicians/providers in the delivery of patient care working within the scope of practice for a Medical Assistant.

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Details of the Position

  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment or anesthesia interview as applicable. Takes and records patient history and vital signs as applicable.

  • Prepares exam and/or treatment rooms; selects, setup and maintains medical supplies and equipment for all examinations, procedures and/or anesthesia interview as applicable.

  • Gives injections, applies splints and dressings, and facilitates simple wound management under provider orders.

  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.

  • May transport specimens.

  • May assist in scheduling patients for tests, initial and follow up appointments.

  • May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.

  • May provide phone screening of the patient to appropriate clinical staff and/or physician.

  • Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Bring

  • Accredited Program: Medical Assistant. (Required)

  • Accredited Program: Medical Office Assistant that allows caregiver to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. associate degree in Allied Health). (Required)

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a medical office. (Preferred)

Credentials

  • Required: National Medical Assistant Certification. When referring to the National Certification requirement, the following are acceptable in meeting that requirement.

  • Certified Medical Assistant through the American Association of Medical Assistants AAMA; Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through the American Medical Technologists (AMT); Clinical Medical Assistant certification through the National Health Career Associates (NHA); National Certified Medical Assistant through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT); Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) administered by the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA); Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) through American Allied Health (AAH); Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant administered by the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHPUSA).

  • Basic Life Support. (Required upon Hire)

Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs. (Required)

  • Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality. (Required)

  • Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members. (Required)

  • Proficiency in the use of computer and office equipment. Familiarity with desktop computing tools, multi-line phone systems and insurance billing preferred. (Required)

  • Ability to efficiently manage time and prioritize multiple tasks. (Required)

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. (Required)

  • Understand the principles of asepsis if applicable. (Required)

Department / Location Specific Notes

For clinic locations where caregiver will be performing both Medical Assistant and Diagnostic Technician functions:

  • Must meet qualifications and perform essential functions of Diagnostic Technician job profile in addition to those for the Medical Assistant.

WASHINGTON:

  • State of Washington Medical Assistant – certified licensure required.

  • State of Washington Medical Assistant – Interim Certified credential accepted. Caregiver must obtain Medical Assistant- Certified (Non-Interim) credential within 12 months of date of issuance of interim credential by the State of Washington.

  • National Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) preferred.

Working Conditions

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).

  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.

  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).

  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.

  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.

  • Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.

  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.

  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).

  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility (https://www.thecaregiver.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/PeaceHealth-Statement-of-Commitment-to-Diversity-and-Inclusion-vFINAL.pdf) .

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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