Medical Assistant - Outpatient department - Full-Time in Portland, OR at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 10/27/2019

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    3101 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road
    Portland, OR
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Job Description

Title: Medical Assistant

Department: Outpatient Clinic

Location: Portland, OR

Hours: Full Time (1.0 FTE)


Job Summary:

Shriners Hospital for Children-Portland is seeking a full-time Medical Assistant to join our team! The Staff CMA functions in a specialty role accountable for providing comprehensive, family-centered care to patients and families in the pediatric orthopedic Outpatient department. The role provides the highest possible level of comprehensive care to Outpatient Clinic patients and their families under the direction of the Nurse Manager.



  • Welcomes patients, settles them in clinic room and prepares them for examination or treatment

  • Assists patient care providers during exams, prepares specimens, draws blood, removes sutures, changes dressings, applies and removes casts as directed

  • Assists with monitoring supplies and equipment with PCA/cast tech. Sets up and cleans cast room. Demonstrates skills necessary to assist with cast, splint and dressing application, removal and cleaning in multiple hospital settings

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated clinical skills; one year of experience working in acute care or outpatient clinic setting as a Medical Assistant is required
  • Proficient computer and EMR skills  
  • Must be flexible and self-motivated, with excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Able to prioritize multiple assignments in a busy outpatient setting.
  • Current American Heart Association BLS CPR


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Medical Assistant Certification
  • Casting experience, preferable in a pediatric environment (ROT certification preferred)  
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, and inventory control


Company Overview:

Shriners Hospitals for Children is committed to providing the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.

Our work environment is mission driven, high quality and provides great satisfaction to all professionals through the unique health care setting. We are an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

All of our positions, including on-call positions, are benefits eligible. We offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Employees who are 0.5 FTE or greater are also eligible for 100% company paid group life insurance, supplemental life insurance, 100% company paid short term disability, long term disability, and a generous PTO accrual. We also offer 90% reimbursement for monthly Tri-Met passes, monthly C-Tran passes and yearly Aerial Tram passes. Tri-Met passes are good for the bus, Max, and light rail.


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