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Job Type

Full-Time

Salary

From $17.50 - $22.50 per hour, DOE.

Other Details

Santiam Hospital is an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer.

Job Description

Come join our Clinic Team at Santiam Hospital & Clinics! We are a 5-star rated Hospital and voted 2021’s Best of the Mid-Valley for Best Hospital, Best Place to Have a Baby, and Best Local Surgery Center!
We are seeking Medical Assistants to enhance our healthcare team of innovated leaders.

Santiam Hospital & Clinics is an independent, not-for-profit, 40 bed acute-care community-based hospital with 13 clinics across 8 specialties settled in the foothills of the Cascades serving many recreational sites as well as agricultural communities. We are an ever growing, progressive, up-to-date healthcare facility that is proud to serve our community and care for our friends and neighbors, ensuring the highest quality of care is delivered.

Full-time, part-time, half-time, and PRN available.

Santiam Hospital runs 13 clinics across 8 specialties where Medical Assistants, working with providers they trust, can utilize all their skills from drawing blood, rooming patients and assisting in minor procedures. We are an ever growing, progressive, up-to-date health care facility, who truly cares about their staff. Our family practice and internal medicine clinics are well-established, providing excellent care to our surrounding communities. Our Orthopedic, OB/GYN, General Surgery, and Pulmonary clinics are rapidly growing with highly influential and skilled providers.

Job Responsibilities

  • Measure and record vital signs
  • Prepare patients for examinations
  • Assist provider with exams and minor procedures
  • Perform basic lab tests and EKGs
  • Prepare and administer medications and immunizations
  • Prior authorizations for procedures, testing, DME supplies etc.
  • Triage of patient phone calls
  • Work with team to maintain Patient Centered Medical Home certification
  • Assist with care management of chronic diseases
  • Assist with Quality Improvement projects
  • Regular communication with providers regarding patient care both verbally and through the EMR
  • Knowledge of and adherence to OSHA safety standards
  • Protect patients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal, medical and financial information per HIPAA.

Job Qualifications

  • Current Medical Assistant Certification (Required)
  • 2 years’ experience (Preferred)
  • EMR experience (Required)
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Ability to work through interruptions, manage multiple priorities and handle stressful situations.

Job Benefits

  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance with coverage effective on the 1st of the next month following start date.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts at the Cafeteria, On-site Pharmacy, Gift Shop, and Medical Care.
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) & Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
  • Annual PTO Cash-Out Program
  • Hospital Incentive Program
  • Bilingual Pay Differential Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance

Santiam Hospital & Clinics complies with MGMA on Section 1557 – Notice of non-discrimination and language services.

For questions about this career posting, or others here at Santiam Hospital, please contact our Human Resources Department:
Leslie Stewart
lstewart@santiamhospital.org
(503) 769-9304 ext. 1304

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