Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

Health Centers
$20.59 - $25.91 hourly

We are currently looking for Temporary/On-call - Certified Medical Assistants (CMA) to assist medical staff with multiple tasks and communicate with clients.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Greets and instructs patients on visit process; prepares patients for examination; obtains medical history and takes vital signs; records weight, height, temperature, blood pressure and pulse; gathers patient chart, test results and other reports
  • Collects specimens and performs standard diagnostic tests, such as hemoglobin count, pregnancy tests, urine tests, rapid strep screens, blood glucose, EKG’s and hearing and vision tests; prepares, processes and delivers specimens to clinic laboratory or packages for outside laboratory; record results in medical record or on laboratory logs
  • Performs basic first aid, such as ear and eye lavages, changing dressings, stitch removal and treating minor burns, cuts and scrapes under direction of health care provider
  • Maintains examination rooms and laboratory
  • When assigned as Panel Manager: Coordinates patient care for team panel; tracks prevention activities, outreach to patients; manages team communication.
  • When assigned as Team Assistant: Processes referrals to specialists, tracks and follows-up with patients; process prior authorizations, refills and durable medical equipment requests; processes paperwork. 

Required Qualifications

  • CMA certification
  • Track record of excellence regarding patient safety standards
  • Experience with performing injections

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly

Hours and Duration

This is a temporary/on-call position working up to 40 hours a week and floating between clinics. 

This is a temporary status position and does not receive benefits. Employees will accrue one (1) hour of sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked with a maximum accrual of eighty (80) hours per year.

This position is represented by Employees’ Association Part-Time/Temporary Union

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter (limited to one page) and a resume to: 
Leslie King at lking@clackamas.us.  
The email should include ATTN: Temporary CMA in the subject line.  

For further information, call Leslie King, at 503-722-6577

This position is opened until filled. The next application review date will be Sept. 16, 2021.


2051 Kaen Road Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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