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Medical Assistant, Eugene, OR


Organization: Oregon Medical Group
Category: Medical Assistant
Location: Eugene, OR
Date Job Posted: October 8, 2020
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Medical Assistant

Job Tracking ID: 512611-734488
Job Location: Eugene, OR
Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated: September 01, 2020
Starting Date: ASAP
Hours: Monday-Friday, daily schedule varies
Number of Openings: 5

Job Description:

Great career opportunity for Medical Assistants!

Oregon Medical Group is a growing, multi-specialty practice that includes over 750 dedicated providers and staff at multiple locations within the Eugene/Springfield area. We are physician owned and directed, and focused on serving our expanding patient base.

If you have a desire to work alongside exceptional providers and care teams in the delivery of high quality compassionate healthcare, Oregon Medical Group is the place for you. As an MA you will serve patients and the provider by gathering and maintaining medical information and developing patient rapport and understanding in a continued effort to ensure our patients receive the best possible care day in and day out.

Successful candidates must have or be able to achieve certification from the AAMA, NCCT or RMA within 60 days of hire. We have multiple positions available in our clinics in a variety of specialties. We are also looking for experienced MAs for our Float positions which include a wage differential.

Oregon Medical Group offers a competitive salary between $17.15-19.94 based on experience, a $1,500 sign-on bonus, and benefits package including:

  • Paid Time Off up to 4.6 weeks to start
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Zero cost for employee-only medical coverage and low cost health insurance premiums for dependents
  • Wellness program with ability to earn up to $525 annually
  • Company paid corporate gym membership
  • Company paid short term disability
  • And more!

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TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 100 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours. Requires exposure to communicable diseases and fluids.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Although a safety first work environment, employees in the position have potential exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:

  1. Prepares patients for examination and treatment and documents chief complaints.
  2. Obtains patient histories and vital signs and records accurately in the Electronic Medical Record.
  3. Assists with patient exams, procedures and collection of specimens as assigned.
  4. Retrieves laboratory and radiology test results and instructs patients regarding medications and treatment per physician’s instructions.
  5. Understands and interprets current immunization schedule. Administers injections safely.
  6. Stocks supplies and prepares exam rooms and instruments for examinations, testing or minor surgeries.
  7. Responds to incoming phone calls and refers if necessary. Calls patients as necessary to follow up and/or schedule appointments.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrates competency in all areas represented on the Medical Assistant Curriculum Check List.
  • Knowledge of medical practice and care to assist in providing patient care.
  • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
  • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
  • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
  • Ability to assist in a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
  • Skill in taking vital signs and skill in maintaining medical records and recording test results.
  • Assist in maintaining department quality assurance.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to remain calm and effective in emergency situations.
  • Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with physicians, patients and co-workers.
  • Must be flexible and a quick learner.
  • Ability to multi-task and float to any position.

EDUCATION: Equivalent of a high school diploma.

EXPERIENCE: Two to three years of relevant experience.

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE: Certification from the AAMA, NCCT or RMA required or the ability to obtain certification within 60 days of hire date. Healthcare provider level CPR certification required.

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