LVN/Medical Assistant - Full time or per diem
Surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains with beautiful lakes and trails for hiking, biking, fishing and skiing, this facility is thriving and wants a highly motivated LVN or MA to provide excellent care to our community. It’s an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the successful growth this rural hospital is experiencing.
Eastern Plumas Health Care provides crucial services to our community. We are a non-profit, critical access hospital district, providing comprehensive medical services to Plumas County for over 45 years. We are the only hospital and clinic within a 30 mile radius serving over 10,000 residents living throughout Plumas and Sierra Counties.
We have three primary care medical clinics and a state-of-the-art dental clinic offering our community a full spectrum of health care services in the Graeagle, Greenville, Loyalton, and Portola communities. There are also hospital-based Skilled Nursing Facilities in Portola and Loyalton. The hospital district serves over 10,000 permanent residents living in small communities scattered throughout Plumas and Sierra Counties.
We are currently seeking a dynamic individual with medical office experience.The successful candidate will have superior interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills and be customer-focused at all times.
Clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We have an opening for an LVN or Medical Assistant to work in any of our Outpatient Clinics. There is the opportunity to come on board full-time, with benefits, or as a per diem, non-benefited employee, where days and number of hours may vary from week to week.
The LVN/Medical Assistant’s scope of duties may be administrative, clinical, clerical or technical. Duties may include preparing patients for examination, office procedures, taking medical history, assisting the provider as requested, cleaning and sterilizing instruments and equipment, instructing patients regarding preparation for x-Ray and laboratory tests, ordering and maintaining stocks of supplies, collecting specimens from patients, performing approved diagnostic tests, measuring and recording vital signs, preparing treatment trays and assisting with minor surgical procedures or performing front office duties.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with at least one year experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Basic understanding of medical terminology, disease process, back office procedures and preparing patients for examination.
- Familiarity with medical documents and medical chart components.
- Basic knowledge of injections, wound care, minor surgeries and specimen collection.
- Ability to interpret basic patient needs.
- Satisfactory completion of a Medical Assistant program, or Certified Medical Assistant, or certified LVN.
- Current certification in BLS.
- Command of the English language and ability to communicate clearly to callers, visitors, patients and all staff members.
- Basic mathematical skills and the ability to properly prepare and administer medications.
- Ability to use office machines.
- Demonstrated ability to use an electronic medical record system, word processing and other Microsoft Office programs.