Legacy Health

Posted 8 months ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: ADN/ASN
Certificates: CPR
Experience Level: All
Compensation: NA

Job Title:

Medical Assistant

Work Location:

Emanuel Medical Ctr campus - N Portland OR


Peds: Gastroenterology




Full time benefited, 36-40 hrs/wk

Budgeted Hrs/Wk:



8a - 5p

Work Days:

Mon-Fri, no weekends

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Bonus only

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Job Description:

Medical Assistant

***Offering a $1,750 hire-on bonus*** (Note eligibility for hire on bonus is for part-time and full-time positions – working 24 hours/week or more and pro-rated based on status.)

Who we are: Legacy Health, the largest nonprofit, community-owned health system serving the Portland-Vancouver area and the mid-Willamette Valley, seeks to improve our community by helping people live healthier and better lives. To support good health, Legacy provides a range of services not found in any other single system: multiple hospitals, a children’s hospital, primary and urgent care, and complete medical specialties. We partner with many groups to build a healthier community for all. Plus, we value diversity and innovation as we look for ways to improve health care and create a legacy of health for all.

In order to deliver on our mission of good health for all, we need talented and caring people like you.

The individual we are looking for is a patient focused Medical Assistant, looking to be part of a team that is committed to upholding these Values in Action:

We treat all people with respect and compassion.

We put the needs of our patients and their families first.

We deliver outstanding clinical services within healing environments.

We set high standards and achieve them.

We are good stewards of our resources, ensuring access to care for all.

We are progressive in our thinking and actions.

We serve as a role model of good health and good citizenship.

The Benefits and Incentives:

$25 Tri-met monthly Bus Pass

Employee Discounts – Verizon, Portland Trailblazers, Rose Quarter, Life Uniform, Linfield College, Seasonal passes to employee stores: Adidias, Columbia Sportswear, and Nike

Educational Assistance

Paid Community Service Leave

Free Portland Streetcar

L.A Fitness Gym membership discount - $26.99 a month - with no sign up fees

Free Employee Assistance Program

Weight Watchers reimbursement

Pregnancy and newborn education reimbursement

A balanced and competitive Benefits package that includes:

Medical, Prescriptions Drug, Dental and Vision coverage

Flexible Spending Account options

Life insurance


Retirement plan: 403(b), 401(a)- Employer match savings and Cash Balance Pension Plan

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled   

Job Qualifications:

Experience: Experience as a back office medical assistant in a clinic setting. One-year experience preferred. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.

Education: Completion of a medical assistant program or successful completion of a formal medical services training program of the United States Armed Forces, or higher education (such as LPN or RN). 


Washington and Oregon:

Current American Heart Association approved CPR certification required.

MA certification required upon hire, or within one year of hire, from either the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), the American Medical Technologists (AMT), the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), the National Healthcare Association (NHA) or higher (such as LPN or RN). AAMA preferred. Certification may be required upon hire, depending on the needs of the department.     

Washington Only:

Washington State certification as a Medical Assistant-Certified or Interim Medical Assistant-Certified required, including completion of required Washington State AIDS training (including those who float into the role).  Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist required for all employees who perform phlebotomy in the State of Washington (including those who float into the role). 


Follow guidelines set forth in the Preferred Employee Profile. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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