Medical Assistant Lead - Family Practice

Medical Assistant Lead - Family Practice

Peace Health | Eugene, OR, 97401, US
Salary Range:$36,000 – $62,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 4 days ago

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Description

Job Description

Description

Hiring bonus and relocation assistance may be available*

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant Lead - Family Practice for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.

Hourly compensation starts at $24.16, more depending on experience.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day functions for assigned area. Assists with ensuring that departmental goals are achieved, timelines met and service excellence provided in all aspects of work. Subject matter expert.

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.

Details of Position:

* Assigns work; plans and manages priorities; provides technical assistance; oversees staff schedules; monitors quality of work; monitors team projects; mentors staff; provides constructive feedback to supervisor/manager on issues impacting clinic performance and caregiver effectiveness; oversees staff training; ensures quality improvement and participate in process improvement initiatives as requested; supports strategic initiatives as requested; provides leadership feedback on staff performance; and assists with goal setting for team.
* Prepares patients for examination and treatment. Takes and records patient history and vital signs.
* Prepares exam and treatment rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations and procedures.
* 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 coordinate inpatient and outpatient referrals.
* May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.
* May provide phone screening of 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:

* Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program is required. An approved educational program/course of study that allows caregiver to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associate's degree in Allied Health).
* Minimum of two years' of experience as a Medical Assistant, Medical Office Assistant or performing like type work is required.


* Experience in leading and training preferred.
* When referring to the National Certification requirement below, 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).
* Current Medical Assistant State licensure/certification required at date of hire (if applicable based on State where caregivers works).
* Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

EPIC Leads:

* Attend system meetings related to EPIC
* Provide internal EPIC training to caregivers, including providers.
* Responsible for annual training/competencies.
* Serve as primary resource for EPIC issues (workflows, open encounters, optimization).
* Assist in Ambulatory trainings classes for back office and providers.
* Provide EPIC daily support.
* Virtually assist other clinics with EPIC issues.

For a full description of the position or for questions, contact Maureen, mdaly@peacehealth.org

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