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    Certified Medical Assistant

    Coastal Family Health Center
    Astoria, OR 97103
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    Coastal Family Health Center

    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.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Graduate of a medical assistant training program.
    • Certified MA or able to obtain certification within 12 months of hire.
    • CPR certification within 3 months of hire.


    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 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.



    PI128876588

    Posting ID: 600114844Posted: 2021-01-20