Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $17.88 - $21.90 gross per hour
  • Corvallis

Description

Position Summary

Benton County Health Services is an integrated organization that includes The Community Health Centers of Benton and Linn Counties and Benton County Public Health Department. We are a mission-driven organization with a heart in leading health care transformation. We are committed to providing high quality client care and improving health outcomes. We need experienced, dynamic and motivated medical assistants to join our team. The Community Health Centers are certified Patient- Centered Health Homes and are recognized as innovators in health care delivery. The medical homes have multidisciplinary care teams where the MA's play an integral role. We provide primary care services through six clinics that span across Benton and Linn Counties.
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This position will be located ineither our Lebanon or Sweet Home locations.

Position Summary
The Medical Assistant (MA) assists health care providers deliver primary care to clients of the Community Health Center by preparing patients for physical exams, recording health information, collecting specimens, performing screening tests, and performing administrative/clerical duties related to the patient care process. MA's work in a patient centered, team based care delivery model serving a diverse patient population. This position provides support to proactive patient care and care coordination.

Major Functional Areas

- Clinical Support to Care Delivery.
- Communication, Education, Coordination.
- Clinical Area Maintenance.
- Laboratory Quality Assurance, Lab Compliance, and Data Processing.
- Other Duties As Assigned.

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The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:

- Technical Training beyond high school.
- Up to 1 year of clinical support experience. Residential care or assisted living experience does not qualify.
- State or Federal recognized medical assistant certification.
- Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.


- Additional Information
This recruitment may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

This position requires driving and may require use of a personal vehicle.


Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and manipulate equipment, as well as lifting and moving objects, equipment and supplies.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Lifting up to 40-50 pounds may occasionally be required, depending on the specific style or type of care provided. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Work Environment
The employee works in well-lighted, clean environments. The noise level in the work environment is quiet to moderate.Constantly interacts with other people and may have to handle several responsibilities at once.The employee may occasionally: work with angry or hostile clients or members of the public, work with toxic substances and biohazards, and exposure to communicable and infectious illnesses.

If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting accommodation, please contact the Benton County Human Resources Department by calling (541)766-6081 or email recruiting@co.benton.or.us

Benton County is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to work force diversity, fair employment practices and non-discrimination, including pay equity for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income.

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