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 Certified Medical Assistant - Kennewick, Washington, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Miramar Health Center (YVFWC) 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Other
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 87lSgw1ON3XREYhTNdYDoJEZK4CcAZ / Latpro-3779915 
Date posted: Mar-20-2021
State, Zip: Washington, 99336

Description

Are you a Certified Medical Assistant who wants to make a difference in the lives of medically-
underserved people in your community? Do you want to work with a team of skilled physicians,
nurses, and other healthcare professionals to provide direct, compassionate, quality care to
patients? Are you someone who thrives in a dynamic, energized environment? Are you able to
communicate fluently in Spanish? Are you looking for competitive pay and a better work-life
balance? If you answered Yes to these questions, then we have a great opportunity for you.
What we're looking for:
An MA who's passionate about community health and working with underserved
populations.
Someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-centered environment.
A clear communicator who is able to build good relationships with all clinic staff and
patients, and interacts with everyone in a positive and professional manner.
A meticulous person who asks questions and clarifies information as needed.
Someone who wants to continue learning and developing MA skills, and is receptive to
performance feedback.

What you'll do:
Work in cooperation with a team of skilled physicians, nurses, and other healthcare
professionals to deliver comprehensive continuity of care to a highly diverse patient
population.
Maintain examination and treatment areas, including stocking, verifying good working
order of equipment, removing expired supplies, and cleaning room after every patient
visit.
Administer medications within scope of certification.
Prepare patients and assist with routine and specialty examinations, procedures,
treatments, and minor office surgeries, following sterile procedures maintaining
meticulous sterile technique.
Obtain specimens for microbiological testing, instructing patients in proper technique to
collect specimens.
Maintain detailed and accurate documentation in the clinic record.
Seek to anticipate providers' needs and assist as requested, and notify RN if more
technical care is needed.
Find teachable moments during routine care, delivering direct patient teaching and
coaching.
Incorporate high standards of infection control into all tasks.

What we offer:
Rewarding work with competitive pay.
Pay differential for qualifying shifts.

Best-in-class benefits package: 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees
including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b)
retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, uniform allowance, and more.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED.
Graduation from a medical assistant training program.
Current MA-C credential issued by Washington State Department of Health or if in
Pending status, Medical Assistant - Registered application must be submitted within 7
days of hire.
Pass the mandatory 8-hour Blood Borne Pathogen training within 1 month of hire. CPR
certification within 3 months of hire.
Bilingual English/Spanish required with demonstrated ability to communicate at level 10
on the ALTA language proficiency scale.

About YVFWC
We serve more than 181,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14 dental clinics, 10 pharmacies,
and 64 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical
Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia,
primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health,
YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter
assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits,
and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice.
It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed
to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic:
We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we
say we will do.
We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
We will let joy in.
We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

 


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