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Certified Medical Assistant

Company: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
Location: Granger
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team as a Certified Medical Assistant at Granger Family Medicine Clinic in Granger, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care. At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we believe you are more than a Medical Assistant, and we are more than a job! We value inclusivity, and we are a community committed to the well-being of our members.

We've transformed into a leading community health center. With 40 clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, "WE are Yakima - WE are Family" and "YVFWC - And then we grew," for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

Position Highlights:

  • $19-$23/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
  • $5,000.00 Hiring/Retention Bonus Structure:
    • At Hire: $1,500.00
    • At 90-Days (3 months): $1,500.00
    • At 180-Days (6 months): $2,000.00
    • Bonus will be pro-rated based on Full Time Equivalency (FTE) Benefits:
      • 100% employer-paid health insurance including medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
      • Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
      • Generous PTO, 8 paid holidays, and much more! As a Medical Assistant, you will have the opportunity to:
        • Maintain and update patient medical records, including vital signs, treatments, and medications, and review immunization records.
        • Prepare for patient visits by reviewing files, ensuring necessary reports are available, and collaborating with Providers for efficient scheduling and continuity of care
        • Prepare and maintain exam rooms, explain procedures to patients, provide education and coaching, respond to patient questions and concerns, and assist physicians during exams and procedures
        • Collect and prepare lab specimens, administer medication, and perform other assigned clinical responsibilities Minimum Qualifications:
          • Minimum high school diploma or GED
          • Completion of an accredited medical assisting program (one-year certificate/diploma or two-year Associate Degree) from CAAHEP or ABHES, with a minimum of 720 training hours, including at least 160-hour clinical externship.
          • One year's experience as a CMA is preferred
          • CPR certification within 90 days of hire
          • Must have Medical Assistant Certification or Medical Assistant interim certification from the WA State Department of Health
          • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required at a level 10 to receive differential pay
          • Medical knowledge for understanding theories, reasons, and technical aspects of medicine
          • Strong people skills to handle diverse personalities, backgrounds, and situations
          • Excellent multitasking ability to manage varied workloads
          • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Epic, and EMR
            Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

            Contact us at jobs@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity!

Keywords: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Yakima , Certified Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Granger, Washington

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