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MA / LPN - Bellingham, Family Practice

PeaceHealth

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Published:
October 12, 2018
Job location:
Bellingham, Washington

income:
Open
Type:
Full Time

 

PeaceHealth is seeking a MA / LPN - Bellingham, Family Practice for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours .
Req ID: 164782

MEDICAL adjunct JOB SUMMARY
In collaboration with the healthcare team, assists physicians/providers in the delivery of patient care working within the scope of practice for a Medical adjunct.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
   » Prepares patients for examination and treatment or anesthesia interview as applicable. Takes and records patient history and vital signs as applicable.
   » Prepares exam and/or treatment rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations, procedures and/or anesthesia interview as applicable.
   » Gives injections, applies splints and dressings, and facilitates simple wound management under provider orders.
   » Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
   » May transport specimens.
   » May assist in scheduling patients for tests, initial and follow up appointments.
   » May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.
   » May provide phone screening of patient to appropriate clinical staff and/or physician.
   » Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.
   » Performs other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
suitable education
   » Graduate of an accredited Medical adjunct or Medical Office adjunct program is required. An approved educational program/course of study that allows caregiver to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associate's degree in Allied Health).

practice/TRAINING:
   » Minimum of one year practice in a medical office preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
   » See below for licensure/certification requirements for each community. When referring to the National Certification requirement below, the following are acceptable in meeting that requirement:
   » Certified Medical adjunct through the American Association of Medical adjuncts AAMA
   » Registered Medical adjunct (RMA) through the American Medical Technologists (AMT)
   » Clinical Medical adjunct certification through the National Health Career Associates (NHA)
   » National Certified Medical adjunct through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
   » Clinical Medical adjunct Certification (CMAC) administered by the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA).
   » Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER expertise:
   » Demonstrated knowledge of and capability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
   » capability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality.
   » capability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members.
   » Proficiency in the use of computer and office equipment. Familiarity with desktop computing tools, multi-line phone systems and insurance billing preferred.
   » capability to efficiently manage time and prioritize multiple tasks.
   » Strong interpersonal and communication expertise.
   » Understand the principles of asepsis if applicable.

COMMUNITY/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
For clinic locations where caregiver will be performing both Medical adjunct and Diagnostic Technician functions:
   » Current Limited X-Ray licensure/permit in state of practice required at date of hire.
   » Must meet qualifications and perform essential functions of Diagnostic Technician job profile in addition to those for the Medical adjunct.

WASHINGTON:
   » State of Washington Medical adjunct –certified licensure required.
   » State of Washington Medical adjunct – Interim Certified credential accepted. Caregiver must obtain Medical adjunct- Certified (Non-Interim) credential within 12 months of date of issuance of interim credential by the State of Washington

Bellingham, PIMC and United General:
   » National certification required upon hire or within 6 months of hire.

PHMG PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE Requirements:
   » Work requires moderate physical exertion 34 to 65% of the time.
   » capability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
   » Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation, or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids daily.
   » Job tasks frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

LPN - JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for ensuring delivery of quality nursing care to clinic patients as directed by clinic's healthcare providers. The LPN Clinic, Outpatient functions as a core member of the interdisciplinary care team and fulfills/shares the functions and responsibilities of rooming nurse, resource nurse, and clinical support nurse in the ambulatory patient care setting. Facilitates integrated care delivery across selected populations to improve clinical and financial results, through the implementation of care coordination. Under the guidance of an RN, implements patient-specific interventions through a variety of program delivery methods and implements plans of care covering a wide scope of health care needs in partnership with the multidisciplinary care team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
   » Assess and implement patient care under supervision. Prepares patient for examination.
   » Provide direct patient care. Assists provider with examination and treatment of patient as directed.
   » Under the oversight of provider, may be responsible for telephone triage using age specific triage protocol books and computerized resources.
   » Document patient care in health record according to department standards.
   » Obtains and conveys information to and from patients, pharmacies, and other providers as directed and supervised by a licensed provider; may obtain referral authorizations for treatment as directed by provider.
   » May coordinate and integrate care of selected populations by managing chronic disease registries and conducting outreach using various program delivery methods. May evaluate reports and acts on outlier data located on criteria set forth by the Clinical Council, or appropriate regional disease management program and/or performance improvement committee(s).
   » Under the guidance and oversight of an RN, may case manage a panel of patients including provide support for patient and family issues, utilize motivational interviewing techniques in coaching patient self-management, coordinate care with providers in other settings, and implement care plans.
   » May work with discharge planners and coordinates transitions of care to ensure seamless transition between the clinic and hospitals, emergency departments or care facilities. May facilitate the sharing of information across networks of care.
   » Performs health screening per established protocols, resolves patient inquires within scope, and escalates patient inquiries beyond scope to either the RN, Clinic leadership abilities, or the provider.
   » May participate as a proactive team member of the multi-disciplinary medical home or patient care team.
   » Under the oversight of provider, may be responsible for telephone triage using age specific triage protocol books and computerized resources.
   » Other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
suitable education
   » Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program required.

practice/TRAINING:
   » One year clinical practice as an LPN preferred.
   » Demonstrated knowledge of and capability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs.
   » practice or training in motivational interviewing or coaching for activation preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
   » Current LPN license in the applicable state.
   » Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

OTHER expertise:
   » capability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members.
   » capability to communicate to insurance companies regarding insurance processes, authorizations and referrals required.
   » Proficiency in the use of computer and office equipment.
   » Strong interpersonal and communication expertise including basic knowledge of motivational interviewing techniques.
   » Strong verbal and written communication expertise.
   » Strong customer service expertise.
   » capability to adhere to quality, safety and infection control standards.
   » capability to manage personal growth, taking initiative to meet challenges within the team care environment.
   » Effective prioritization expertise.

PHMG PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE Requirements:
   » Work requires active physical exertion up to 65% of the time.
   » capability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
   » Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
   » Job tasks frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work ti

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your expertise and abilities, please attach a current CV with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, located in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10medical centers serving both urban and rural communities all over the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To lgain more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers .

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video , and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn !

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org . Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Job location: Bellingham , Cordata Building (207)
Job Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type: Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $ 17.63 MA / 21.33 LPN , more depending on practice
RequiredCertifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Medical adjunct - Washington; National Certified Medical adjunct

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job candidates and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a discapability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in conformity with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. Information technology is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all tasks, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

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About PeaceHealth
PeaceHealth, located in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities all over the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing-The Spirit of PeaceHealth. PeaceHealth is an EEO/AA Employer.

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