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PeaceHealth LPN or Medical Assistant - Oncology in Bellingham, Washington


$2,000 sign on bonus

PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Assistant or LPN in the Oncology dept. Starting wage for Medical Assistant $18.62, more depending on experience

Starting wage for LPN Clinic $22.19, more depending on experience.


Medical Assistant: In collaboration with the healthcare team, assists physicians/providers in the delivery of patient care working within the scope of practice for a Medical Assistant.

LPN Clinic: Responsible for ensuring delivery of quality nursing care to clinic patients as directed by clinic’s healthcare providers. The Clinic LPN functions as a care member of the interdisciplinary care team and fulfills/shares the roles and responsibilities of rooming nurse, and clinical support nurse in the ambulatory patient care setting.


Medical Assistant:

  • Prepares patients for examination and treatment or anesthesia interview as applicable. Takes and records patient history and vital signs as applicable.

  • Prepares exam and/or treatment rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations, procedures and/or anesthesia interview as applicable.

  • Gives injections, applies splints and dressings, and facilitates simple wound management under provider orders.

  • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.

  • May transport specimens.

  • May assist in scheduling patients for tests, initial and follow up appointments.

  • May maintain patient files, records, and other information including entry of data into electronic medical record.

  • May provide phone screening of patient to appropriate clinical staff and/or physician.

  • Collaborates with a variety of personnel and departments to ensure smooth clinic operations.


LPN - Clinic:

  • Assess and implement patient care under supervision. Prepares patient for examination.

  • Provide direct patient care. Assists provider with examination and treatment of patient as directed.

  • Under the oversight of provider, may be responsible for telephone triage using age specific triage protocol books and computerized resources.

  • Document patient care in health record according to department standards.

  • Obtains and conveys information to and from patients, pharmacies, and other providers as directed and supervised by a licensed provider; may obtain referral authorizations for treatment as directed by provider.

  • Ensures own professional effectiveness through continued education and professional development.



Medical Assistant

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or Medical Office Assistant program is required. An approved educational program/course of study that allows caregivers to sit for the MOA certification exam will be considered (e.g. Associate’s degree in Allied Health).

    LPN Clinic

  • Graduate of an accredited State Board of Nursing LPN program required.


Medical Assistant:

  • New grad Medical Assistants are welcome and make a great addition to our team

LPN Clinic:

  • One year clinical experience as an LPN preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.


  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

    Medical Assistant

  • State of Washington Medical Assistant – certified licensure required.

  • State of Washington Medical Assistant – Interim Certified credential accepted. Caregiver must obtain Medical Assistant- Certified (Non-Interim) credential within 12 months of date of issuance of interim credential by the State of Washington

  • National Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) preferred

LPN Clinic

  • Current licensure as an LPN in Washington State

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