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Samaritan Health Services CMA-RMA in Albany, Oregon

Samaritan Albany General Hospital * AGH Wound Ostomy

Albany, OR

Nursing/ Patient Care

1.0 (80 hrs/pp), Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Assists practitioner in performance of procedures, telephone prescription orders/refills, maintaining patient records and relaying test results.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • Samaritan Wound, Vein & Hyperbaric Medicine treats acute or chronic wounds caused by diabetes, surgery, injury, poor blood flow or other problems. The scope of practice is physician driven and centered around wound vein and ostomy, as well as hyperbaric medicine. In 2015, the Albany clinic added two hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers further expanding treatment options.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Registered or Certified Medical Assistant (RMA or CMA) required.

  • Experience or training with clinic computer software programs required.

  • Healthcare Provider BLS required.

  • Previous medical back office and 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 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. Thorough knowledge of medical/legal obligations.

  • 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

CLIMB - STAIRS

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

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

SIT

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

SQUAT Repetitive

KNEEL (on knees)

REACH - Forward

REACH - Upward

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

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

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

BEND FORWARD at waist

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

PINCH Fingers

FINGER DEXTERITY

GRASP Hand/Fist

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

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

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

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

Posted: 08/13/2019

Req #: 45414

Start Time: 0900 (9:00 am)

Weekend Required: None

Overtime Rule: 40

End Time: 1730 (5:30 pm)

Salary Range: $16.84 - $24.73

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