CMA or LPN - Orthopedics

Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA
CMA or LPN

Orthopedic Clinic

Announcement #18-07-09-183

Jefferson Healthcare in Port Townsend, WA (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) looking for a dedicated Medical Assistant or Licensed Practical Nurse to join our fabulous Orthopedics team! Our ideal teammate would be highly motivated, an independent self-starter, and above all compassionate and caring. Our team takes pride in serving our community and we'd love for you to be a part of it. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Jefferson Healthcare is one of the Top Employers on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula and in close proximity to Seattle, Victoria, BC and Vancouver. We are a DNV accredited, 4 Star rated Critical Access Hospital and provide exceptional care for more than 25,000 residents of East Jefferson County. We have numerous accreditations and awards and are recognized as Achieving Best Care by the Washington State Hospital Association. More importantly, our staff love being with us we recently received a 90% on our employee survey on "I would work here again."

Port Townsend has been named as one of the coolest small towns in America ... with good reason. There are festivals almost every weekend, endless recreational/hiking/skiing/sailing activities, great places to eat, and a strong and vibrant community feel. National Geographic calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle" and we continue to receive awards year after year, such as 2015 Best Small Towns in America (Smithsonian Magazine), 50 Safest Cities in Washington (Safewise.com), and 16 Best Places to Live in the US in 2015 (nearby Port Angeles by Outdoors Magazine). Come check us out!

Position Description

Certified Medical Assistant: Responsible for the delivery of patient care as directed by the physician and/or mid-level provider. Under supervision, the MA assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient in compliance with and understanding of that care and assists in running an efficient and professional practice. Understands and abides by all Corporate Compliance, HIPAA, Security policies and code of conduct by displaying ethical behavior as it applies to the scope and authority of the job. The Medical Assistant will work directly with the Provider, Practice Manager and other staff, and must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Licensed Practical Nurse: Because of their scope of practice and licensure, an LPN is expected to provide LPN duties over and above that of a Medical Assistant. The LPN is responsible for the delivery of patient care as directed by the RN and or medical provider. Assists with procedures, patient education, schedule patients for tests and appointments, accomplishes phone triage. Assists providers and RN in maintaining a consistent and smooth patient flow. The LPN must be capable of functioning as a member of the team and perform circulating duties as necessary.

Education and/or Experience:

* High School diploma or GED required

* Current Washington State certification in good standing ; MA-C required or LPN required

* Current BLS Healthcare Provider/CPR certification required

* Two years of medical office experience preferably in a clinic setting preferred

* Two (2) years of experience in a clinic setting preferred

* Two (2) years of orthopedic clinic experience preferred

* Must stay current in knowledge base, certifications and licenses required and meet Hospital-mandated education requirements

Schedule

1.0 FTE; 40 hours/week; Monday - Friday 7:30am-6:00pm

If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals, we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated.

Our salary is competitive and we offer a generous benefits package of medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, personal time off and more.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position and future positions, please visit our website at www.jeffersonhealthcare.org and select "Careers" located at the middle of the page. This position will remain open until July 22, 2018.

* A current resume and cover letter are required for full consideration*