Medical Assistant Registered – Orthopedics job vacancy in Confluence Health (Wenatchee, WA 98801)

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Company name : Confluence Health
Location : Wenatchee, WA 98801
Position : Medical Assistant Registered – Orthopedics

Description :
Overview:

Located in the heart of Washington, we enjoy open skies, snow-capped mountains, and the lakes and rivers of the high desert. We are the proud home of orchards, farms, and small communities. Confluence Health actively supports the communities we serve and their quality of life through our community support program and through our individual efforts as involved community members.

Full Time Employees of Confluence Health receive a wide range of benefits in addition to compensation.

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Saving Accounts
CH Wellness Program
Paid Time Off
Generous Retirement Plans
Life Insurance
Long-Term Disability
Gym Membership Discount
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program
Adoption Assistance
Shift Differential

For more information on our Benefits & Perks, click here!
Summary:

$500 Sign On Bonus!

Must be an external applicant. Requires one year commitment to Confluence Health.

Come join a fast-paced environment with fulfilling work in our Orthopedics department. In Orthopedics, we treat a wide array of musculoskeletal injuries and diagnoses to help heal, improve function, and regain mobility for our patients. We see patients from very young kids to older people. Our providers specialize in total joint replacements including knees, hips and shoulders. We also have specialists for sports medicine, foot and ankle, upper extremity, and trauma care. One of the reasons why people love orthopedics is having the satisfaction of helping patients return to their normal way of life. We look forward to hearing from you!

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant Registered will assist the provider and health care team in providing excellent customer service and quality patient care by performing a variety of clerical and patient-related tasks. Duties may include but are not limited to: injections, measuring patient vital signs (weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, respirations, and temperature), managing rooming and patient flow, pre-visit preparation, assisting with the patient visit, post-visit duties, informing the provider of schedule changes that impact patient flow. May assist with front office activities, scheduling tasks and reporting test results as directed by the provider.
Essential Functions:

Greets patients in a prompt and friendly manner and prepares patient for exam; in conjunction with clinical team to maintain timely flow of patients.

Obtains and records appropriate vital signs, per department protocols or guidelines in the electronic medical record (EMR).

Obtains patient medical history and reason for visit; documents accurately, in order to maintain a complete and legally correct medical record. Administer injections and medications as directed by the provider.

Administer injections and medication as directed by the provider.

Assists in procedures and minor emergencies, as directed by the provider or RN with in the Medical Assistant Certified scope of practice.

Schedules lab, x-ray, and other tests as directed by the provider. Instructs the patient in routine collection of samples; testing procedures and general requirements by specific depts. Provides follow-up lab results and callbacks to patients as delegated.

Communicates with patients, relays important information to the provider and provides follow-up to the patient. Tasks may include contacting the pharmacy with medication orders.

Responsible for maintaining clean exam rooms, cleaning instruments and stocking items for use in the exam and procedure rooms.

Required to maintain active Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.

Other duties as assigned.

Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.
Position Requirements:

For employees working on site at any CH location, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is an essential requirement.
Qualifications:

Required:

High School diploma or equivalent.

Desired:

Previous medical experience, such as NAC, EMT.

Medical Terminology.

Basic computer skills and office experience.

Physical/Sensory Demands:

O = Occasional, represents 1 to 25% or up to 30 minutes in a 2 hour workday.

F = Frequent, represents 26 to 50% or up to 1 hour of a 2 hour workday.

C = Continuous, represents 51% to 100% or up to 2 hours of a 2 hour workday.

Physical/Sensory Demands For This Position:

Walking – F

Sitting/Standing – C

Reaching: Shoulder Height – O

Reaching: Above shoulder height – O

Reaching: Below shoulder height – C

Climbing – Not specified

Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds or less – F

Pulling/Pushing: 25 pounds to 50 pounds – F

Pulling/Pushing: Over 50 pounds – F

Lifting: 25 pounds or less – F

Lifting: 25 pounds to 50 pounds – O

Lifting: Over 50 pounds – O

Carrying: 25 pounds or less – F

Carrying: 25 pounds to 50 pounds – O

Carrying: Over 50 pounds – O

Kneeling – O

Bending/Stooping/Crouching – F

Twisting/Turning – F

Repetitive Movement – C

Working Conditions:

Work is performed at a work station and in patient exam rooms, where space may be limited and confined. Requires a combination of working closely with others. Hours may be irregular at times; overtime may be required. Requires working under stressful conditions. General supervision is provided by the Practice Manager with additional instructions, guidance, and directions provided by the providers with whom the Medical Assistant Certified is working.

Job Classification:

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Hourly/Salary: Hourly

Physical Exposures For This Position:

Unprotected Heights – No

Heat – No

Cold – No

Mechanical Hazards – No

Hazardous Substances – Yes

Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Potential – Yes

Lighting – Not specified

Noise – No

Ionizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation – Yes

Infectious Diseases – Yes

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