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Medical Assistant - Certified, Othello or Mattawa, WA

Organization: Columbia Basin Health Association
Category: Medical Assistant
Location: Othello or Mattawa, WA
Date Job Posted: October 6, 2020
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Medical Assistant - Certified, Includes $2,500 Sign-on Bonus



Prepares patients for treatment, testing, and examination by a Provider; assists Registered Nurse with patient flow, connects patients with ancillary services, maintains work area and exam rooms, as well as stocks supplies.

At Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA) we never have to wonder whether the work we do is worthwhile. Each day we see victories and successes, big and small, in the lives of people who count on us.

Partner with Columbia Basin Health Association (CBHA) for a rewarding career. Your dream to promote health and wellness, work with passionate people, and feel accomplished for doing important work while earning a reasonable paycheck is possible with us. Be a part of a healthcare movement as you grow your career. The size and culture of the organization provides an opportunity to work closely with leadership, lead initiatives, and see the results of your hard work. You ability to make an impact is limited only by your passion and creativity.


  1. Responsible for preparing the day's flow of patients, including pre-visit planning for patient needs and reviewing with provider.
  2. Responsible for patient flow during the work day, ensuring that Provider and patient needs are met
  3. Responsible for instrumentation, supplies, ordering, and other quality assignments.
  4. Communicates with patients, as directed by Provider and Licensed Nurse.
  5. Responsible for managing provider computer desktop flow on a daily basis.
  6. Administers and demonstrates knowledge of medications administered up to scope of licensure under WAC 246-826-100 "Demonstrates knowledge of medications prior to administration, including but not limited to: correct dosage, route, anatomic site, expected reaction, possible adverse reactions, and appropriate interventions."
  7. Responsible for assisting with patient education.
  8. Promotes a positive work culture and upholds clinic policies and procedures, including the WE CARE Standards of Behavior.
  9. Must uphold confidentiality at all times in regards to CBHA activities, reports, financials, patient health information and other proprietary information specific to CBHA.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.


Professional and Technical Knowledge:

  1. Possesses a basic level of written and verbal communication skills, computer skills, and mathematical skills typically acquired through completion of a high school program.
  2. Possesses familiarity with the processes and operations performed during the work day, facilitating patient flow, while accurately maintaining appropriate health information in the patient's electronic medical record.
  3. Ability to demonstrate basic medical terminology/anatomy.

License and Certification:

  1. Ability to possess a current Medical Assistant Certified license with the State of Washington
  2. Ability to possess a current BLS for Healthcare Providers card.

Communications Skills:

  1. Possesses the ability to successfully form, foster, and improve relationships with members of a culture different from one's own.
  2. Possesses ability to present oneself professionally.
  3. Possesses ability to meet with a variety of people, both formally and informally, and to communicate well with professionals and patients.
  4. Bi-lingual in English/Spanish to include verbal and written; translating information according to direction of provider.

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