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Certified Medical Assistant APP (OB Services)

Req #: 7505
Entity: Asante Physician Partners
Location: Ashland, OR
Department: OB Services
Shift: Primarily Mon - Fri / 8AM - 5PM
Union Position: No
FTE: 1.000000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: Depending on qualifications

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Certified Medical Assistant APP (OB Services)

This position may be eligible for a $500 sign on bonus and $500 retention bonus after 60 days of employment!

For this role, both Certified and non-certified Medical Assistants will be considered. Requirements for each level noted below. Salary is based on years of relevant experience and level of position.

Salary:
Certified Medical Assistant: Starting at $18.90-$23.62 per hour depending on years of experience and qualifications.
Non-Certified Medical Assistant: Starting at $17.74-$$22.18 per hour depending on years of experience and qualifications.


WHY ASANTE
Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Medical Assistant for APP assists medical providers and works closely with patients in preparation for examination to provide medical care. Performs routine tests and assists with maintenance and inventory of all medical supplies. Completes paperwork assigned by Provider. Assists front office, surgery scheduling and medical records team as needed. Fields and conducts patient calls as requested, manages in-basket and prepares charts. Enters ancillary service orders and computerized provider order entries (CPOE).

As a Medical Assistant at Asante you will have the opportunity to:
  • Work closely with patients to prepare them for their exam to provide medical care, performing routines tests, provide treatment and administer medications
  • Utilize clinical and clerical skills inputting ancillary orders into EPIC, coordinate patient referrals, surgery scheduling and assist the front office and medical records team as necessary
  • Communicate with staff, physicians, hospital departments, patients, families and community agencies to improve the patient experience
  • Create a safe, customer friendly atmosphere to provide the best quality service to our patients and customers

QUALIFICATIONS
Requirements for a Certified Medical Assistant position:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One of the following certifications are accepted and required at the time of hire: Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcare Association (NHA); Nationally Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by NCCT; Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the AAMA; or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by AMT
  • Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start date
Requirements for a NON-Certified Medical Assistant position:
  • 1 year verifiable medical assistant experience or current enrollment in, or graduation from a medical assistant program and ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire (must obtain CCMA, CMA, NCMA, or RMA with 6 months of hire)
  • Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certified by American Heart Association (AHA) required upon start date

What We Offer for Full and Part-Time Positions
  • 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

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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