Medical Assistant in McMinnville, OR at Willamette Valley Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary

Supports and provides patient care based on physician and patient need according to clinic policies and protocols. Ensures patients are properly received and the necessary business and record keeping functions are completed prior and post to the patient receiving medical services. This individual is under the supervision of the physician and immediate supervisor within the scope of the practice for Certified Medical Assistants.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Certified Medical Assistant required.
  • BLS certification within three months of employment and maintain as current.
  • One year medical assistant experience in a clinic setting preferred.
  • Phlebotomy skills.
  • Working knowledge of general medical equipment and instruments.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to relate well with a variety of people and to sustain an attitude of respect for all individuals.
  • Commitment to the team problem solving approach using a patient-focused model.

Essential Job Functional

  • Performs patient care responsibilities to include but not limited to: Intake \u0026ndash; to include but not limited to updating current medication and problem lists, past medical history, allergies, vitals
  • Performs routine clinic responsibilities to include but not limited to: Address Patient Cases in a timely manner preferably within a 4 hour window
  • Maintains appropriate EMR documentation, obtains necessary prior authorizations, provides notification to patient and physician and follows up on all physician orders.
  • Maintains patient rights and organizational ethics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrate sound judgment, patience and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work in a busy and stressful environment
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Creativity, problem analysis and decision making
  • Ability to work varied shifts

WVMC is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have any Special need or seek accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process, please contact us at (503) 472-6131


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