WorkSource Oregon Medical Assistant in PORTLAND, Oregon
CLOSE DATE: Open Until Filled ***Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume to their application in order to be considered for this opportunity.*** TITLE: Medical Assistant DEPARTMENT: Old Town Clinic REPORTS TO: Care Team Manager/Care Coordinator REPRESENTED: Yes SALARY: $17.25 Hourly for non-certified, $18.25 for MA certified SCHEDULE: 4 x 9 hour shifts M-F with a 30 minute lunch from 7:30-5:00 am or 7:45 -5:15 pm. Day off during the week to be determined depending on schedule. SUMMARY: The Medical Assistant (MA) plays a critical role in patient care. MAs work to support providers and patients throughout the patient visit and are also integral members of the patient care team. MAs provide patient-centered care and work closely with clerical staff, clinical staff, Care Team Managers, admissions specialists, RNs and providers. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1. High School or GED required. 2. AAMA (American Association of Medical Assistants) or NCCT (National Center for Competency Testing) MA certification required. 3. In lieu of certification, willingness and ability to obtain and successfully complete AAMA or NCCT certification within three months of hire date. 4. Completion of all coursework for a Certificate-level Medical Assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational programs (CAAHEP) or ABHES accredited required. 5. Certified Medical Assistants preferred. 6. Minimum of one (1) year recent, verifiable medical assistant experience within a health care setting, with a behavioral health setting preferred.