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Medical Assistant / Wound Care Tech - ARRMC

Req #: 26905
Facility: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Advanced Wound Center (1000-70904)
Category: Clinical Support Services
Schedule: Part Time
Hours: Variable days / 40 hours per pay period
Target Salary Range: Salary based on qualifications
Union Position: No

Medical Assistant/Wound Care Tech Position Overview

At the Advance Wound Care Center at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (ARRMC), the Medical Assistant/Wound Care Tech works under the direction of the Provider, RN, or LPN providing direct and indirect patient care. In this role, the MA/Wound Care Tech performs specific procedures; keeps the clinic in operational form; supports inpatient wound care nurses as needed; maintains quality controls; and greets and assists patients and families. This position requires adept eye hand coordination, excellent knowledge retention, and effective communication skills to address complex care with patients and their families in frequently stressful situations.

The Advanced Wound Center has a dynamic team who are passionate about the work they do. This position is best suited for an individual who is a strong team member, enjoys wound care, developing new skills and is comfortable with a physically active work environment. The clinic is open Monday-Friday and closed for 7 major holidays.

What You'll Do

Under provider and nursing oversight/direction, you will provide direct patient care for patients with wounds or burns and perform specific procedures as directed

Greet patients in a friendly manner, provide narrative care, and keep them informed of waiting times as necessary

Answer patient calls and triage calls to an RN or provider as appropriate

Assist in keeping the clinic in clean operational form which includes opening and preparing the clinic each day to receive patients; keeping the flow of patients and staff smooth and efficient; cleaning exam rooms after each patient encounter; and restocking rooms and supply cupboards as needed

Who You Are

You are a problem solver and have the ability to interpret and manage multiple changing priorities in a pleasant and cheerful manner

You are an excellent multi-tasker and thrive on prioritizing multiple requests in a calm and efficient manner

You take pride in delivering excellent patient care and in dealing effectively, courteously, and professionally with all external and internal customers including emotional and distraught patients

What You Must Have

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA)

Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certified by the American Heart Association (AHA)

Demonstrated proficiency in Medical terminology typically gained through an approved course or relevant experience

Demonstrated computer knowledge through specific education and/or experience including spreadsheets, database, word processing, etc

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Experience

One or more years in an advanced wound center setting

Experience transferring bariatric patients via a Hoyer lift

Current knowledge and skills appropriate to advanced wound therapy

Bilingual (English/Spanish)

What We Offer

Competitive starting wage

Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness

Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution

Generous Earned Time Off

Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

For on-call Positions

Compensation & Benefits

An additional 15% on top of the base hourly rate (if not an employee already in a benefited position)

Benefit option available through the Asante Flexible Workforce plan

Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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