Certified Medical Assistant

Miramar Health Center (YVFWC)   Pasco, WA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
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Posted on April 27, 2021

Miramar Health Center Pasco
Location
Miramar Health Center Pasco
City
Pasco

Employment duration:
Full time
Exempt Status:
Non-exempt

Are you a Certified Medical Assistant who wants to make a difference in the lives of medically-underserved
people in your community? Do you want to work with a team of skilled physicians, nurses, and other
healthcare professionals to provide direct, compassionate, quality care to patients? Are you someone who
thrives in a dynamic, energized environment? Are you able to communicate fluently in Spanish? Are you
looking for competitive pay and a better work-life balance? If you answered Yes to these questions, then we
have a great opportunity for you.
What we're looking for:

 An MA who's passionate about community health and working with underserved populations.
 Someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team-centered environment.
 A clear communicator who is able to build good relationships with all clinic staff and patients, and
interacts with everyone in a positive and professional manner.
 A meticulous person who asks questions and clarifies information as needed.
 Someone who wants to continue learning and developing MA skills, and is receptive to
performance feedback.

What you'll do:

 Work in cooperation with a team of skilled physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals
to deliver comprehensive continuity of care to a highly diverse patient population.
 Maintain examination and treatment areas, including stocking, verifying good working order of
equipment, removing expired supplies, and cleaning room after every patient visit.
 Administer medications within scope of certification.
 Prepare patients and assist with routine and specialty examinations, procedures, treatments, and
minor office surgeries, following sterile procedures maintaining meticulous sterile technique.
 Obtain specimens for microbiological testing, instructing patients in proper technique to collect
specimens.

 Maintain detailed and accurate documentation in the clinic record.
 Seek to anticipate providers' needs and assist as requested, and notify RN if more technical care is
needed.
 Find teachable moments during routine care, delivering direct patient teaching and coaching.
 Incorporate high standards of infection control into all tasks.

What we offer:

 Rewarding work with competitive pay.
 Pay differential for qualifying shifts.
 Bilingual differential.
 Best-in-class benefits package: 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including
Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid
time off, paid holidays, uniform allowance, and more.

Minimum Qualifications:

 High School Diploma or GED.
 Graduation from a medical assistant training program.
 Current MA-C credential issued by Washington State Department of Health or if in Pending status,
Medical Assistant - Registered application must be submitted within 7 days of hire.
 Pass the mandatory 8-hour Blood Borne Pathogen training within 1 month of hire. CPR
certification within 3 months of hire.
 Bilingual English/Spanish required with demonstrated ability to communicate at level 10 on the
ALTA language proficiency scale.

About YVFWC
We serve more than 181,000 patients across 25 medical clinics, 14 dental clinics, 10 pharmacies, and 64
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 clinics.
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
work.
At Farm Workers Clinic:

 We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
 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 community.
 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 opportunity employment.