Lead Medical Assistant

4 days ago
Job ID
# Positions
Hours per pay period
Temporary Full-Time
Shift Start & End Time
7:45-5 as scheduled
Scheduled days of the week
M-F as scheduled
USD $17.66/Hr.
USD $27.30/Hr.
1 - Day shift


The Lead Medical Assistant will be responsible for providing hands-on clinical care, as well as provision of back office administrative and supervisory duties.  This position assists the Clinic Supervisor in insuring the back office operations of the clinic function smoothly and that staffing and nursing protocols are in place.


In Central Oregon you will find some of the finest places for paddling, hiking, cycling, golfing and dining al fresco in the warmer months. In winter, areas of the High Desert turn into a snowy playground with skiing, snowboarding, sledding and ice skating.  Whatever the season, Central Oregon is home to some of the country's top craft breweries, unique boutiques for tax-free shopping, and world-class restaurants to please every lifestyle and budget.


St. Charles Health System is the largest employer in Central Oregon with more than 3,600 caregivers/employees at four hospitals and multiple outpatient clinics. We offer a wide variety of exciting clinical and non-clinical career paths for talented individuals.  We are seeking individuals with a passion for delivering exceptional care and service and who are looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic and talented team of caregivers.



(May perform additional duties of similar complexity within SCHS as required or assigned)


Coordinates clinical staff schedules.


Escorts patients to exam rooms and prep for physician assessment.


Records and maintains patient's medical data in patient's medical chart.


Assists physician with answering phone requests from patients and/or other medical professionals and institutions.


Performs a variety of physician-requested ancillary and/or surgical patient procedures.


Maintains equipment, instruments, and supply inventory levels.


Acts as go-to person for clinical staff


Education:  High school diploma or GED required.  Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program preferred. 



  • Current MA Certification from one of the following: The American Medical Technology Association (AMT), the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA),  the National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP) Certification, or licensure as a paramedic level EMT, Oregon LPN, or Oregon RN required.
  • BLS/CPR required.
  • Valid Oregon driver's license and ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.  Ability to travel to business functions/trainings/meetings and all SCHS worksites required.


Personal Protective Equipment: Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.


Experience:  At least two years of Medical Assisting experience preferred. Must have basic knowledge of ICD-9, CM/CPT/HCPCS coding conventions and procedures.  Working knowledge of medical practice management information systems.  Basic knowledge of physician office documentation standards.  Must be able to maintain confidentiality and meet all HIPAA requirements.

Physical Requirements

Continually (75% or more): Standing and walking, keyboard operation, use of clear and audible speaking voice and the ability to hear normal speech level.

Frequently (50%): Sitting, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 1-25 pounds. The use and operation of a motor vehicle for Home Health and Wound Caregivers.

Occasionally (25%): Bending, stooping/kneeling/crouching, climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), reaching overhead, lifting/carrying/pushing or pulling 25-50 pounds, grasping/squeezing, ability to hear whispered speech level.

Rarely (10%): Climbing stairs.

Never (0%): Climbing ladder/step-stool (varies by area), operation of a motor vehicle.

Exposure to Elemental Factors

Rarely (10%): Wet/slippery area, chemical solution.

Never (0%): Heat, cold, noise, dust, vibration, uneven surface.

Blood-Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Category

Risk for Exposure to BBP


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