Three years experience in a hospital or hospital based clinic settingAND High School diploma or equivalent, AND Current BLS certification at hire, AND One of the following four:
Completion of a nationally recognized accredited medical assistant training program, including a practicum (externship) of at least 160 hours, OR
Successful completion of a formal medical services training program of the United States Armed Forces, OR
Current Oregon Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) license (basic or advance) and national EMT registration with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), OR
Current Oregon Practical Nurse License OR
For dental school hires only as an alternative to qualifications 1-4: Completion of a Dental Assistant training program and successful completion of the DANB exam.
For those completing medical assistant training or formal military medical services training as referenced above in #1 and #2, the following is also required (Those qualifying under the EMT or LPN or Dental Assistant qualification are exempt from this requirement.)
MA certification received from a nationally recognized and accredited certifying body, upon hire or by the completion of the probationary period or internal job change evaluation period, as appropriate. Currently, these include:
The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), awarding the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA.)
The American Medical Technologists (AMT), awarding the Registered Medical Assistant (RMA.)
The National Center for Competency Testing, awarding the NationalCertified MA (NCMA.)
The National Health Career Association, awarding the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA.)
Any applicable certifications or licensures must be maintained for the duration of employment. In addition to receiving the appropriate certification noted above, Medical and Dental Assistants will be required to successfully demonstrate competencies prior to completion of probation or the internal job change evaluation period, as appropriate. Ability to work independently and as a member of the team, including leadership. Knowledge of patient flow and back office functions. Ability to effectively and efficiently perform chart scrubbing and panel outreach activities. Demonstrated strong analytic skills, including displaying and interpreting data. Proficiency with EPIC, Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Power Point. Ability to manage time sensitive competing demands and meet headlines. Working knowledge of medical terminology. Strong relationship building skills, excellent communication skills, exceptional customer service skills, highly sensitive to patient needs. Demonstrated knowledge and attention to the needs of Special Needs patients and their caregivers and families.
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):
Computer skills, including IHR.
Demonstrated ability to work with avariety of diverse customers in difficult situations.
Skill in developing and maintaining professional relationships.
Ability to prioritize work demands.
Ability to interpret and follow policies, procedures, and protocols.
Basic applied math skills, including calculations and conversions.
Must have demonstrated regular and consistent attendance at work as reported by past employer.
Registrations, Certifications and/or Licenses:
Current BLS certification at hire.
MA certification received from a nationally recognized and accredited certifying body, upon hire or by the completion of the probationary period or internal job change evaluation period, as appropriate.
Code of conduct.
Respect in the workplace.
Applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
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