Posted: September 18, 2019 2019-09-18T18:17:04.652364+00:00
Certified Medical Assistant
(HHS/Adult Behavioral Health)
Salary: $2868- $3328/month ( DOE) with Excellent Benefits
Job # BH19-073
Yamhill County has approximately 102,000 residents and is a very desirable place to live in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine country. Yamhill County is home to Linfield College and Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville and George Fox University and Portland Community College in Newberg. Yamhill County is centrally located in the Willamette Valley, within close proximity to the Oregon Coast, the Portland and Salem metropolitan areas, and the Oregon Cascade Mountains. Wide varieties of indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities are available. We have the benefits,
appeal and superior quality of life found in a small town community, while enjoying active social and cultural lifestyles found in larger metropolitan areas.
The Certified Medical Assistant
This is a regular full-time position in Adult Behavioral Health for a Certified Medical Assistant to perform direct patient care as assigned and supervised by a registered nurse or nurse practitioner in a clinic, client home, and/or other community settings and will provide services in support of Behavioral Health programs serving adults with mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Duties will include metabolic monitoring by taking vital signs, updating patient/ client charts, routine patient/client visits for information, conducting special tests (under direct supervision), assisting with procedures, drawing blood, medication monitoring in coordination with RN and treatment team, and other duties as assigned.
The position requires a high school diploma/GED, in addition to graduation from an accredited medical assisting program, and current possession of an Oregon Medical Assistant Certification in good standing. Additionally, the CMA must be skilled at drawing blood. The ability to secure and maintain a driver’s license valid in the state of Oregon and an acceptable driving record is required.
Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for the entire family. For the 2019-20 plan year, the County pays 99% of the monthly premium and employees pay 1% ($15.90 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.
Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).
Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid
Life insurance - $6,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.
Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, you will earn 12.38 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.
Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply