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Medical Assistant - Wound Care Tech

Req #: 25966
Facility: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Advanced Wound Center
Category: Clinical Support Services
Schedule: Part Time
Hours: variable
Target Salary Range: $14.47 - $18.11
Union Position: No

Medical Assistant/Wound Care Tech Position Overview

The Medical Assistant/Wound Care Tech, under the direction of the Provider, RN, or LPN provides direct and indirect patient care, performs specific procedures, keeps the clinic in operational form, supports inpatient wound care nurses as needed, maintains quality control and greets and assists patients and families.

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. This on call position will also be trained to cover at the front desk.

As the Medical Assistant/Wound Care Tech at Asante you will have the opportunity to:

Assist the Provider with wound debridement and cleansing and specimen collection

Apply wound dressings, fit specialized boots and apply compression wraps

Open and prepare the clinic each morning to receive patients

Answer and triage patient calls

Prepare patient for the Provider, including transferring patient to exam table with/without a lift, disrobing patient as needed, positioning patient, washing around the wound site, removing old dressings, cleaning and anesthetizing wounds

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

High School diploma or equivalent required

Knowledge of medical terminology required

Demonstrated competency in coding/CPT forms preferred

Experience

Previous medical assistant or similar clinical or direct patient care experience required

Multi-line phone experience required

1 year in an advanced wound center setting preferred

Experience in transferring bariatric patients via Hoyer lift preferred

Licensure

Basic Life Support (BLS) certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) required

One of the following is required:

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Registered Clinical Medical Assistant Specialist (RCMAS) by the National Certification Medical Association (NCMA)

Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by the National Certification Career Association (NCCA)

In lieu of certification, 2 years of current medical office experience including direct patient care required.

Required/Preferred Skills

Demonstrated computer knowledge including spreadsheets, database and word processing

Excellent communication skills

Adept eye-hand coordination with excellent knowledge retention

Ability to deal effectively, courteously and toward patients

Additional Position Details

This variable position will require flexing to full time to cover for vacations and illnesses.

Compensation & Benefits

Competitive starting salary

Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision care

Excellent retirement package with up to a 6% employer contribution

Generous Earned Time Off

Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

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.

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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