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Willamette Pain and Spine Center is located in beautiful Portland Oregon, we are expanding our staff and we are currently looking for a Physician Assistant.  Our Mission at Willamette Pain and Spine Center is to improve the lives of patients suffering from chronic pain through the use of medical evaluation, treatment, and management strategies characterized by excellence in patient services.

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Medical Assistant
Job Description

Our medical assistants provide an invaluable service to the team here at Willamette Pain and Spine. Their main responsibilities are to prepare patients for the provider, obtain laboratory specimens when indicated, and maintain a smooth flow of patients within the clinic, enabling everyone to obtain the care they need in a well-balanced atmosphere.

Other duties include:

  • Obtaining information from patients, including history of current illness or injury, allergies. and present medications.
  • Accompanies the provider during patient exams when needed.
  • Schedules patient appointments and handles re-scheduling, as needed.
  • Conducts urine screenings.
  • Coordinates referrals as requested, and obtains prior authorizations if necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a medical assistant school or has equivalent medical office experience.
  • CPR certified.
Physician Assistant
Job Description

Our Physician Assistants, or PAs, provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative health care services as guided and directed by our physicians. The PA obtains patient medical history from primary care physicians and other outside sources, orders and interprets radiological and medical tests, and implements treatment plans in cooperation with the assigned physician. We are looking for professionals who enjoy working with the public and can provide a pleasant atmosphere here in the clinic.

Other duties include:

  • Diagnosing, developing, and eventually implementing a care plan for patients.
  • Performing physical examinations
  • Documenting all evaluations, care, and services rendered in each patient’s medical record.
  • Providing patient education for interventional procedures for patients and families.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.

Qualifications:

  • Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program.
  • Certification through the Physician Assistant National Certifying Examination.
  • CPR certified.
  • Up-to-date with all continuing medical education requirements.
Receptionist
Job Description

This individual is the first person to interact with patients when they enter the clinic. He or she must possess excellent people skills and a high level of professionalism. Receptionists are responsible for a wide variety of administrative tasks, including:

  • Answering the phone and taking messages/directing calls to the appropriate people.
  • Scheduling patient appointments and inputting physician meetings into the computer system.
  • Admitting patients to the clinic, which includes verifying insurance and patient information in the computer system, making updates if necessary, and copying insurance information for registration with the clinic.
  • Balances over-the-counter daily receipts.
  • Checks patients in and out of the clinic.

Qualifications: High School Diploma.