Medical Assistant

  • Req #: 50370
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
  • Corvallis, OR
  • GSR Brain & Spine Center
  • 1.0 (80 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0800 (8:00 am) - 1630 (4:30 pm)
  • Overtime Rule: 40
  • $18.40 - $27.03
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  • Sign on Bonus: $3,000
  • Relocation Allowance (up to): $3,000
  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Assists practitioner in performance of procedures, telephone prescription orders/refills, maintaining patient records and relaying test results.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • Neurosurgery services treat the brain, spine and peripheral nerve injuries and diseases. Backed by one of only four Level II trauma hospitals in the state of Oregon, we offer advanced, local care for a stroke or other neurological disorders whether they are emergent or the result of a longtime problem. Some of the disorders that we treat include: Back and neck problems, Head and spine trauma, Brain and spine tumors. Our outpatient clinic, Samaritan Neurosurgery, focuses on creating a partnership with the patient, the primary care provider and the neurosurgeon through quality communication and collaboration. Working together, we explore options for the most effective treatments and make decisions that support positive outcomes for the patient.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Registered or Certified Medical Assistant (RMA or CMA) required.
    • Healthcare Provider BLS required.
    • Previous medical back office experience/medical assistant training, or completion of a MA/CMA program preferred.
    • Experience in applicable specialty area preferred.
    • Lab/EKG experience preferred.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Patient Care - Possess the skills and knowledge needed to assist and care for others. Ability to recognize symptoms, drug properties and interactions, treatments, and preventive health-care measures within scope of practice.
    • Adaptability/Flexibility - Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to situations that may arise with high risk or diverse patient populations. Ability to adjust actions in relation to others and adapt to offer best possible care to patients.
    • Communication - Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Ability to perform group presentations and listen to and understand complex information and ideas. 
    • Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time. 
    • Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
    • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      WALK - INCLINE

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 40 - 60 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 20 - 40 Lbs

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)

       

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

      SQUAT Repetitive

      KNEEL (on knees)

      REACH - Forward

      REACH - Upward

      SIT

      STAND

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

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