Certified Medical Assistant
Company: Family Medical Center
Location: Walla Walla
Posted on: September 19, 2023
Family Medical Center
Family Medical Center
Family Medical Center is looking for an eager, motivated, and
positive Certified Medical Assistant to join our team. Certified
Medical Assistants perform various administrative and clinical
duties under the direct supervision of a Provider. You will be a
crucial part of the patient care team providing communication
between patients and physicians and interacting with patients to
assist in providing care. As well as work with your provider to
maintain patient records, collect test samples, and assist in basic
What We Offer
Sign-on bonus of $4,000 in first paycheck and $1,000 at 12 months
$19-$23/hour (dependent on experience). This role may also be
eligible for shift differentials.
We also offer 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees
Additional benefits also include:
403(b) retirement plan
Paid Time Off
Maintains patient medical records, updating patient medical
history, current status including vital signs, medical treatments
and medication provided. Reviews and updates patient immunization
Prepares for patient visits. Reviews the patient file, including
requests for labs, referrals and correspondence. Verifies and
ensures necessary reports are present. Provides updates to Provider
team as needed.
Collaborates with Providers to ensure efficiency of schedules and
continuity of care. Discusses patients scheduled for the day
including pre-visit prep.
Prepares and maintains patient exam rooms, ensuring that
appropriate supplies are in the room and that necessary equipment
is present and sterilized.
Prepares patient for examinations, explaining medical treatment
procedures as needed.
Provides limited education and/or coaching for patients within
scope. This includes discharge information and/or responding to
follow-up questions. Instructs patients about medication and
possible allergic reactions.
Responds to patients' questions and concerns in person and via
email exchange. If the question is outside of scope, directs
inquiries to appropriate person.
Assists physician during examinations, procedures, treatments, and
minor office surgeries.
Anticipates Providers' needs and manages Providers' requests.
Collects and prepares laboratory specimens. Completes screenings.
Collects and reviews patient data per protocol. Follows up on test
results as directed by healthcare Providers. Documents specimens
collected and results in electronic medical record (EMR).
Prepares and administers medication as directed by a physician.
Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint
Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration
(HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.
Education: Minimum of a high school diploma or GED that is
accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency approved by
the US Department of Education is required. Graduation from a
medical assisting training program (may be a one-year
certificate/diploma program or a two-year Associate Degree program)
that is accredited by either the Commission on Accreditation of
Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of
Health Education Schools (ABHES). This training program must be
comprised of at least 720 hours of medical assistant training,
including at least 160 hours in a clinical externship.
Experience: One year's experience as a Certified Medical Assistant
Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Current CPR
certification required within 90 days of hire. Certifications must
be maintained and remain current. Must have Medical Assistant
Certification from the WA State Department of Health.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
Must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 10 on the
language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay.
Medical knowledge to understand the theories, reasons and technical
aspects of medicine. Strong people skills to handle different
personalities, backgrounds and personal situations. Strong
multi-tasking ability to handle the variety and pace of work. Basic
proficiency with a variety of computer programs including Microsoft
Outlook, Word, Excel, Epic and EMR.
We serve more than 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15
dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states.
We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy,
orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening,
and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model
of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter
assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS
counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental
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
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We will consistently trust one another to work for the common
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 will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our
We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
We will let joy in.
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
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