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Lane County Medical Assistant 1 or 2 in Eugene, Oregon

Medical Assistant 1 or 2

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Medical Assistant 1 or 2

Salary

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Location

Eugene, OR

Job Type

Regular

Job Number

202400136

Department

Health & Human Services

Division

HHS CHC Charnelton/MLK Primary Care Clinic

Opening Date

04/01/2024

Closing Date

Continuous

FLSA

Non-Exempt

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DESCRIPTION

Medical Assistant 1: $19.60 - $26.18 Hourly

Medical Assistant 2: $21.15 - $28.23 Hourly

About the Position

Do you have a passion and dedication to caring and advocating for your community and our patients? Do you find yourself energized and engaged when working in an evolving and challenging environment with a focus on continuous improvement? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join a talented and passionate team!

The Medical Assistant position will include the following: rooming patients, vital signs, point of care testing, collecting and packaging lab specimens, phlebotomy, vaccine administration, documenting and ordering labs in EMR, drug assistance applications, prior authorization applications and supporting provider with procedures.

About the Division

At Lane County Health & Human Services, we believe healthy people are the foundation of healthy communities. The Community Health Centers of Lane County provide affordable primary care for the whole family – infants, children, adolescents, adults, and seniors – as well as integrated behavioral health, alternative services such as acupuncture, and preventative dental services. At Community Health Centers, we focus on integrated care that values the whole person. Our services encompass not only treatment and prevention of illness, but also health education and behavioral health services.

At Lane County Community Health Centers we have adopted a model of primary care called Patient Centered Medical Home. Our services are organized around care teams who work collaboratively to support our patients. Our integrated care teams include primary care providers, nurses, medical assistants, patient care coordinators and behavioral health specialists. This model of primary care prioritizes the patient, who has increased access to other services beyond general medical care at our clinics. Our care teams also help patients reach their optimal health status by addressing social determinants of health barriers to care such as transportation, food insecurity, or housing.

*While this position is posted primary clinic location it will require the ability to float to our other clinics as needed to provide coverage, training and support.

Click here (https://www.lanecounty.org/government/county_departments/health_and_human_services/helping_the_whole_family_stay_healthy) to learn more about the Community Health Centers of Lane County!

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm

This is an AFSCME represented position

QUALIFICATIONS

Medical Assistant 1 Training & Experience:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent; and Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program.

  • Certification able to be obtained within sixty (60) days of hire.

  • No Medical Assistant experience necessary.

    Medical Assistant 2 Training & Experience:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent; and Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program or equivalent job experience.

  • Certification required at the time of hire.

  • One year of Medical Assistant experience.

    Any combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

    Certification Requirements:

  • Medical Assistant Certification through a nationally recognized certification program- (copy of original or web document)

  • Current BLS/CPR (copy of original is fine)

  • Diploma (copy of original is fine)

    • Please provide a copy of your resume
  • Note date of birth and social security number when submitting credentialing documents

  • Valid Photo ID

    Notes:

  • This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check.

  • Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to and successfully passing a drug screening test.

  • Please note that as part of the screening process Lane County will verify license and certification status.

    Studies have shown that women and BIPOC individuals are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they are able to perform every task in the job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. The county will consider any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications. If you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your background and skill set for the role.

CLASSIFICATION DETAILS

Medical Assistant 1 Classification Details (https://agency.governmentjobs.com/lanecountyor/default.cfm?action=specbulletin&ClassSpecID=1002246&headerfooter=0)

Medical Assistant 2 Classification Details

Selection Process (https://www.lanecounty.org/government/county_departments/human_resources/talent_acquisition/Selection_Process)

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Equal Employment Opportunity

Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

Strategic Plan

In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.

The 2022 -2024 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.

Trauma Informed Care Statement

Lane County Health & Human Services is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care. As an organization, we recognize that many of the people we serve have experienced trauma, either currently, recently or in their past. Our agency is dedicated to incorporating an understanding of trauma, both with our clients and with each other. Our employees receive ongoing training to develop or deepen their understanding of trauma and its impacts.

Veteran Preference Information (https://www.lanecounty.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=3585881&pageId=5143112)

Careers with Lane County Offer Extraordinary Benefits

At Lane County, we value our employees and we show it with our extraordinary benefits. We know that you chose public service for more than a paycheck, and our outstanding benefits are designed to help you Live Well, Live Lane - throughout your career. Read on to learn what great benefits await you in a career with Lane County.

Introducing ALEX (https://www.myalex.com/lanecounty/home#choose-benefits) , Lane County's benefit advisor! ALEX is an interactive tool that will help you understand the benefits being offered, out of pocket expenses and coverage available. You will need the Collective Bargaining Unit found in your job posting and when asked for your date of hire, please put in today's date.

*The below information describes typical benefits available for Regular Full-time Employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position, employment status (regular, temporary, or extra help) and/or bargaining group.

ALEX Benefit Advisor (click here) (https://www.myalex.com/lanecounty/home#choose-benefits)

Collective Bargaining Units:

Admin-Pro

AFSCME

AFSCME Nurses

AFSCME Physicians

FOPPO

LCPOA

Local 626

Prosecuting Attorney's

Benefits to keep you & your family well - Physically

Health insurance coverage becomes effective the first of the month following your first 30 days as an eligible employee.

Medical/Rx/Vision - Lane County offers medical, prescription and vision exam coverage for you and your eligible dependents. The plan options and costs per month for 2018 are outlined below:

If you enroll in the HDHP the County will contribute to your HSA: $1,500 (individual) or $3,000 (family) annually. This amount is prorated based on date of hire.

Eligible employees who complete a Health History Risk Assessment (HHRA), Biometric Screening, and Comprehensive Health Review (CHR) at the Live Well Center receive a $20 per month credit.

Wellness Clinic - The Live Well Center is for Lane County benefits-eligible employees, spouses and dependents (ages 2 and up) who are enrolled in the Lane County health plan. Marathon Health manages the Live Well Center and their clinical team provides confidential, affordable care for your acute and preventive healthcare needs. The Live Well Center also provides health coaching, chronic disease counseling, comprehensive primary care services, and much more.

Dental - Lane County provides dental coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - Lane County provides this counseling and concierge service to employees and members of their immediate households.

Fitness Center Membership - Lane County provides employees with a free membership to a local fitness center. Employees may add their families at a discounted rate.

Benefits to keep you & your family well - Financially

Retirement - Lane County pays for, and enrolls employees in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) and the Individual Account Program (IAP) following six full months of employment. (Current members are eligible upon hire.)

Disability - Lane County pays a portion of wages for eligible employees through Short-Term Disability, and provides Long-Term Disability coverage. Lane County complies with all State and Federal disability laws for employee, family, parental and pregnancy leaves regulations.

Time Management - Lane County provides employees with a generous bank of hours to be used for sick, vacation, family emergencies and personal days.

Holidays - Lane County provides 10 paid holidays per year:

New Year's Day Independence Day

Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday Labor Day

Presidents' Day Veterans' Day

Memorial Day Thanksgiving Day

Juneteenth Christmas Day

Life Insurance - Lane County pays for employee group term life insurance.

County-paid Training & Development to keep your career well

On-site Classes - Lane County offers a variety of on-site classes to develop employees' soft and technical skills.

Online Training - Lane County offers a variety of online classes through LEAP to help employees continually improve their skills.

Conferences & Seminars - Lane County will consider reimbursement for employees to attend professional conferences, dependent upon budget, to encourage continuous learning and professional development.

Lane County offers these other valuable benefits

Deferred Compensation Retirement Savings - Employees may enroll in a deferred compensation program 457(b) to save for retirement.

Vision - Eligible employees may purchase supplemental vision insurance.

Supplemental Life Insurance - Employees may purchase supplemental life insurance for themselves and their dependents/spouse.

Aflac - Optional employee-paid voluntary group coverage is available through Aflac.

Group Discounts - Group discounts may include homeowners and auto insurance, pet health insurance, credit union membership.

Paid medical, dental and vision coverage for dependents is determined by labor agreement or APM, as applicable. Physicians should contact their supervisor for health plan options and rates. Please note that Temporary and Extra Help positions are not typically eligible for benefits. This is only brief summary of benefits available to eligible Lane County employees. In all cases, plan documents govern.

For additional information about these extraordinary benefits contact the Benefit Resource Center at 1-866-468-7272, or Lane County HR at (541) 682-3124.

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IMPORTANT: Please ensure you have included all RELEVANT education, employment and experience in your application. To ensure compliance with Oregon Equal Pay laws, Human Resources will conduct a wage analysis based on the information you have provided in your application to determine the appropriate starting wage if you are selected.

  • I acknowledge I have provided all relevant education and employment history.

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    Do you possess or will you be able to obtain a Medical Assistant Certification at the time of appointment?

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    Do you have experience working in a fast paced, detail oriented environment? Please provide details of your experience. (50 pts.)

    04

    Do you possess or will you be able to obtain a current BLS/CPR certification at the time of appointment? (40 pts.)

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    I acknowledge that I have fully completed my application AND attached the required resume as instructed in the posting. Please Note: Your resume will be reviewed independently from your application. (10 pts.)

  • I agree

  • I disagree (please note; by not attaching the required documentation your application may not be referred for further consideration.)

    Required Question

Agency

Lane County

Department

Health & Human Services

Address

151 W 7th Ave Eugene, Oregon, 97401

Website

https://www.lanecountyor.gov

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