BellinghamRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Bellingham jobs

LPN or Medical Assistant - Pediatrics

Company: PeaceHealth
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: November 9, 2019

Job Description:

PeaceHealth is seeking a LPN or Medical Assistant - Pediatrics for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.Req ID: 178147 $3000 sign on bonusStarting wage for Medical Assistant $17.98, more DOEStarting wage for LPN Clinic $21.75, more DOE JOB SUMMARYMedical Assistant: 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. LPN Clinic: Responsible for ensuring delivery of quality nursing care to clinic patients as directed by clinic's healthcare providers. The Clinic LPN functions as a care member of the interdisciplinary care team and fulfills/shares the roles and responsibilities of rooming nurse, and clinical support nurse in the ambulatory patient care setting. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSMedical Assistant:1. Prepares patients for examination and treatment or anesthesia interview as applicable. Takes and records patient history and vital signs as applicable.2. Prepares exam and/or treatment rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations, procedures and/or anesthesia interview as applicable.3. Gives injections, applies splints and dressings, and facilitates simple wound management under provider orders.4. Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.5. May transport specimens.6. May assist in scheduling patients for tests, initial and follow up appointments.7. May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.8. May provide phone screening of patient to appropriate clinical staff and/or physician.9. Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.10. Performs other duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSLPN - Clinic:1. Assess and implement patient care under supervision. Prepares patient for examination.2. Provide direct patient care. Assists provider with examination and treatment of patient as directed.3. Under the oversight of provider, may be responsible for telephone triage using age specific triage protocol books and computerized resources.4. Document patient care in health record according to department standards.5. Obtains and conveys information to and from patients, pharmacies, and other providers as directed and supervised by a licensed provider; may obtain referral authorizations for treatment as directed by provider.6. Ensures own professional effectiveness through continued education and professional development.7. Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION:Medical Assistant--- Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program is required. An approved educational program/course of study that allows caregivers to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associate's degree in Allied Health). LPN Clinic--- Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program required. EXPERIENCE / TRAINING: Medical Assistant:--- Minimum of one year experience in a medical office preferred. LPN Clinic:--- One year clinical experience as an LPN preferred. --- Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:--- Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire. Medical Assistant--- Must have current Medical National certification or be a National Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) at date of hire. When referring to the National Certification requirements, the following are acceptable in meeting that requirement:

  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)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)--- If uncertified, must have at least one year of experience as a clinical medical assistant that qualifies applicant to take the national certification exam and must obtain national certification by date of hire. LPN Clinic--- Current licensure as an LPN in the state in which nurse will be practicing OTHER SKILLS:Medical Assistant:
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
    • Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality.
    • Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members.
    • Proficiency in the use of computer and office equipment. Familiarity with desktop computing tools, multi-line phone systems and insurance billing preferred.
    • Ability to efficiently manage time and prioritize multiple tasks.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Understand the principles of asepsis if applicable. LPN Clinic:--- Basic computer skills required including familiarity with MS Office applications.--- Must have cooperative working and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of patients, families and staff.--- Effective prioritization skills with the ability to manage multiple clinical tasks at one time.--- Must be well organized, detail oriented, flexible and able to function independently.COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTESMedical Assistant:For clinic locations where caregiver will be performing both Medical Assistant and Diagnostic Technician functions:
      • Current Limited X-Ray licensure/permit in state of practice required at date of hire.
      • Must meet qualifications and perform essential functions of Diagnostic Technician job profile in addition to those for the Medical Assistant. WASHINGTON:Medical Assistant:--- 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 Bellingham, PIMC and United General:--- National certification required upon hire or within 6 months of hire.--- State licensure and national certification must be maintained. MA PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:--- Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65% of the time. --- Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less. --- Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation, or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids daily. --- Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time). LPN PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:--- Work requires active physical exertion up to 65% of the time. --- Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less. --- Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. --- Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time). Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. About PeaceHealth PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn! Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications. Location: Bellingham, Cordata Building (207)Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support Shift: DayShift Length: 8 HoursFTE: 1.0Work Type: Full TimeHourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experienceRequired Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Medical Assistant - Washington; National Certified Medical Assistant PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws. The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Keywords: PeaceHealth, Bellingham , LPN or Medical Assistant - Pediatrics, Other , Bellingham, Washington

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Entry Level Software Engineer - Bellingham
Description: As a leader in recruiting emerging technology talent across the country, Revature is looking forward to hiring over 300 new Entry Level Software Engineers in the next 4 weeks. One day someone is going (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Entry Level Software Developer - Bellingham
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent. We will hire over 300 Entry Level Software Developers across the country in the next 4 weeks. One day someone is going
Company: Revature
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Junior Full Stack Developer
Description: Revature is looking to hire over 300 Junior Full Stack Developers in the next 4 weeks. As the fastest growing employer of emerging tech talent, we recruit all across the country. One day someone is going (more...)
Company: Revature
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: 11/12/2019


Bid On Local Electrical Jobs - Reach New Customers In Your Area
Description: Over 25 million homeowners have trusted HomeAdvisor 1800Contractor to help them find quality professionals with the expertise to turn their home improvement
Company: HomeAdvisor
Location: Renton
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Retail Cashier
Description: Often times, people think that all retail positions are the same... and for the most part, they may be right But when it comes to the merchandise we sell, the people that work for us and the scheduling (more...)
Company: Bed Bath & Beyond
Location: Issaquah
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Entry Level Computer Programmer - Bellingham
Description: As the fastest growing employer of emerging tech talent across the U.S, Revature looks to hire over 300 innovative Entry Level Computer Programmers in the next 4 weeks. One day someone is going to
Company: Revature
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Front End Developer (Entry Level) - Bellingham
Description: In the next 4 weeks, Revature is looking to hire over 300 Front End Developers across the country. We are the largest employer of emerging tech talent. One day someone is going to ask you where
Company: Revature
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Junior Software Developer
Description: Revature is the fastest growing employer of emerging technology talent in the US. We will hire over 300 new Junior Software Developers in the next 4 weeks. One day someone is going to ask you where
Company: Revature
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Programmer
Description: Build your skillset with the fastest employer of emerging tech talent in the U.S. Revature. We are hiring over new Programmers within the next 4 weeks. One day someone is going to ask you where
Company: Revature
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Software Engineer
Description: Join Hired and find your dream job as a Software Engineer at one of 10,000 companies looking for candidates just like you. Companies on Hired apply to you, not the other way around. You'll receive salary (more...)
Company: Hired
Location: Port Ludlow
Posted on: 11/12/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Washington jobs by following @recnetWA on Twitter!

Bellingham RSS job feeds