Careers

Are you looking for a career in healthcare where you can make a difference in people’s lives while maintaining a life of your own?  At CMA we strive to provide an outstanding work environment where each employee can thrive and perform at the top of their ability.  Apply today if you would like to discuss more fully the opportunities we have available.

JOIN OUR TEAM

CMA is as dedicated to our employees as we are our patients.  We offer competitive wages and excellent benefits, work-life balance, supportive management, and a great working environment.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Description:

Looking for a company who will appreciate your amazing talents and your expertise in medical billing?  Apply with Columbia Medical Associates and join one of the best organizations in Spokane.

Columbia Medical Associates is a multi-specialty provider of healthcare services with multiple locations.  We are currently searching for a full-time Billing Specialist to work in our Admin offices near Gonzaga University.

Qualified applicants must have at least 1+ years of medical billing experience.  You must have knowledge of CPT and ICD10 coding.  Experience working with Multi-Payers, filing claim appeals as well as Denial Management.

This is a great position for a dynamic, detail-oriented individual with experience.  You must have a positive attitude and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  Excellent customer services skills are a must.

We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision and PTO.  If you feel you are a qualified candidate, please visit the Careers section of our website and submit your resume at www.columbiamedicalassociates.com or respond to this posting.  Please reference “Billing Specialist” in your subject line.

Description:

COLUMBIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, a multi-location provider of healthcare services, is looking for qualified individuals to work with our team.
We are currently looking for a full-time Clinic Lead for one of our Spokane Valley locations.  Qualified applicants must be:

  • Highly motivated
  • Very organized
  • Great with people
  • Able to work independently

JOB SUMMARY    

The Clinical Lead provides direct patient care and coordinates the day to day clinical activities of a busy Primary Care or Specialty clinic.  Directs front and back office quality care and customer service as it relates to the clinic’s Nursing services.  Collaborates and communicates patient care and staffing needs to ensure efficiency and problem resolution.  Works closely with assigned Clinic Manager in regards to front/back office workflows and personnel issues.

 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.  Supervises, trains and mentors nursing staff, working closely with Clinic Manager to resolve issues.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled nursing meetings to share information and conduct training.  May include working with Clinic Manager to include other departments as necessary in order to disseminate information and ensure seamless workflow processes through clear and concise communication.
  • Acts as a resource for facilitating communication when necessary.  Coordinates and supervises the assignments of routine tasks to selected members of the clinic staff in order to keep the clinic operational.  Facilitates coordination of services with the non-medical clinic staff to obtain optimum patient flow and increased patient satisfaction.  Assists in the development and/or delivery of orientation and/or education processes for staff and patients.
  • Responsible for establishing nursing schedules, to include all Nursing staff (RN, LPN, MA). Ensures proper coverage and takes sick calls from MA’s and plans replacement coverage.
  • Implements and monitors patient care plans.  Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Monitor tasks and refills to ensure all are completed daily.  May need to assign MA’s to this task to ensure it is complete.
  • Triage all clinic calls.  Utilizes the nursing process to facilitate appropriate nursing interventions during patient triage.  Participates in the evaluation of the effectiveness of interventions.  Utilizing advanced clinical practice expertise, guides others in executing procedures and interventions.  Assists others in evaluating interventions to achieve optimal patient outcomes.  May back-up other clinics as necessary when Clinical Lead counter-parts are out of the office.
  • Assist with Nurse Visits when necessary.
  • Responsible for making follow-up phone calls to high risk patients (i.e. ER frequent flyers)
  • Order medical supplies through established process.
  • Responsible for ensuring equipment and rooms are maintained and in order.  May delegate these responsibilities as appropriate.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Oxygen Tanks – check weekly to ensure working properly and that each tank has a nasal cannula and mask attached for emergencies.
    • Eye Wash log – Check weekly.
    • Autoclave – Spore test weekly, clean monthly.
    • Crash Cart – ensures crash cart is fully stocked and expiration dates are current.
    • Patient Exam Room – Ensure exam rooms are clean, stocked, and expiration dates are current. 
  • Ensure Medical Assistants are completing Medication Prior Auth process; may assist occasionally when necessary.
  • Responsible for ensuring all clinic staff are aware of Codes.  May need to hold semi-annual Mock Code trainings.
  • Manages medication samples.  Tags each sample and logs in sample log book.  Ensures MA’s are documenting in chart.
  • Must understand the FAA and DOT process so MA’s can be backed-up if necessary.
  • Troubleshoot IT issues.  Will follow up with IT/Helpdesk with issues such as EKG machine not connecting to EMR.
  • Ensure proper MA workflows are in place, i.e. using WA PMP prior to applicable visits, checking the last date of the pain contract and if patient is due for a toxicology screen.
  • Participates in the evaluation of products, procedures and patient standards.  Identifies performance improvement opportunities.  Develops criteria that address performance improvement issues.  Serves as a resource and positive proactive behavioral leader for the department.
  • Assumes responsibility for clinical coordination of a multi-disciplinary team as a resource/mentor to others (health care team/community) in promoting continuity of care to patients and families.  Participates in studies, evaluations, etc. that may result in product standardization and cost savings/control. Assists in the development of patient care standards.  Develops and/or implements teaching activities in response to patient care standards, policies, new equipment etc. to improve patient care and customer satisfaction.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to be “on-call”.

 

Description:

Columbia Medical Associates- North clinic

N Nevada, Spokane WA

Columbia Medical Associates is a multi-location provider of healthcare services with clinics throughout the Spokane region. We are growing, and are currently searching for a Front Desk Medical Receptionist for our family practice medical clinic located in our newest clinic located in North Spokane. This is a full-time position working approximately 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

You must have a positive attitude and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task with interruptions throughout the day. You will interact with a variety of people, and must be able to work equally well with patients, providers and co-workers. Excellent customer service skills are a must!

Your typical daily duties will include meeting and greeting patients, answering incoming telephone calls, collecting co-payments, and scheduling patient appointments.

Proficiency in a knowledge of using a variety of computer software applications, especially Excel and Microsoft Word software; excellent phone etiquette; excellent verbal communication skills; punctual; able to work with minimum supervision; should be customer service drive; able to multi-task; professional appearance.

We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k, and paid time off.

At this time, we are only accepting resumes from those with recent experience in a medical office environment.

EDUCATION

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Description:

Seeking Certified Medical Assistants - South Hill Family Medicine, Columbia Medical Associates North,  & Behavioral Health -South Hill

Are you looking for excellent compensation and benefits, but more importantly, a fantastic team to work with? Then look no further and join our team!

Columbia Medical Associates, a multi-location provider of healthcare services, is currently searching for an experienced full-time Certified Medical Assistant join the wonderful team at our South Hill clinic.

Did we mention our fantastic benefits? Medical, Dental, Short & Long term disability, 401 K, Flexible Spending Program to mention a few. We also offer paid holiday hours in addition to other types of paid time off.

We are searching for a dynamic team player who will bring energy and positivity to our team. Must be able to work with a variety of people, including patients, co-workers and our Providers, taking direction as given. Must be a go-getter who is flexible and willing to jump in where and whenever needed.

Duties will include rooming patients, taking vitals, giving immunizations, screening telephone calls, and assisting with procedures in the office. Must be able to accurately complete procedures such as EKG’s, CLIA Waived testing, ear lavage and injections. Will also manage phone calls from patients, pharmacies, nursing homes and other medical facilities.

Preference will be given to those with 2+ years of family practice experience.

Qualified applicants MUST have their Medical Assistant Certification from Washington State. In order to be considered for this position, you must include your license number with your application and verification from the DOH Provider Credential Search and/or a copy of your license.

If you feel that you are a qualified candidate, please respond to this posting or apply on our website at www.columbiamedicalassociates.com

Description:

Certified Medical Assistant - Float Pool

Are you looking for excellent compensation and benefits, but more importantly, a fantastic team to work with? Then look no further and join our team!

Columbia Medical Associates, a multi-location provider of healthcare services, is currently searching for an experienced full-time Certified Medical Assistant join the wonderful Float Pool team.

Did we mention our fantastic benefits? Medical, Dental, Short & Long term disability, 401 K, Flexible Spending Program to mention a few. We also offer paid holiday hours in addition to other types of paid time off. There is also paid mileage and wage stipend for our float pool.

We are searching for a dynamic team player who will bring energy and positivity to our team. Must be able to work with a variety of people, including patients, co-workers and our Providers, taking direction as given. Must be a go-getter who is flexible and willing to jump in where and whenever needed.

Duties will include rooming patients, taking vitals, giving immunizations, screening telephone calls, and assisting with procedures in the office. Must be able to accurately complete procedures such as EKG’s, CLIA Waived testing, ear lavage and injections. Will also manage phone calls from patients, pharmacies, nursing homes and other medical facilities.

Preference will be given to those with 2+ years of family practice experience.

Qualified applicants MUST have their Medical Assistant Certification from Washington State. In order to be considered for this position, you must include your license number with your application and verification from the DOH Provider Credential Search and/or a copy of your license.

If you feel that you are a qualified candidate, please respond to this posting or apply on our website at www.columbiamedicalassociates.com.

Job Type: Full-time

Description:

JOB TITLE

DEPARTMENT

EMR Analyst

Information Technology

 

JOB SUMMARY    

Responsible for the identification, analysis and/or resolution of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) upload, distribution, access and/or performance issues, arising within the EMR proper as well as in upstream and downstream systems.

 

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports the clinical information technology of various clinical departments, units and clinics throughout Columbia Medical Associates.

  • Under limited direction, this position is responsible for analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and high-level technical support of assigned clinical systems and clinical applications.

  • May act as Project Manager for large, complex and/or unique projects that affect multiple departments and will include product analysis and assessment, recommendation, implementation, testing and roll-out of new technologies.

  • Plays a critical role in ensuring data integrity within the EMR by means of proactive surveillance and correction of Enterprise identification issues, as well as assisting with monthly reporting.

  • Exercises initiative, originality and judgment in applying established principles and practices to new and unusual problems.

  • Required to resolve application errors and perform troubleshooting, issue resolution, over-the-phone and on site workflow and application education.

  • Will work with other application team members along with vendors to resolve EMR application issues when needed and create documentation for others to follow when troubleshooting EMR issues.

  • For EMR operational projects, performs analysis, build and testing for assigned projects.This may include system changes across multiple environments.

  • Coordinate communication, testing, and updating any changes to support documentation for assigned operational EMR changes.

  • Will perform other duties such as, call rotation, EMR go-lives, upgrades and updates.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Description:

Columbia Medical Associates is currently searching for an experienced Endocrinology Physician to join the fantastic team at our North Spokane Endocrinology clinic.  We offer an outpatient practice with a strong referral base. 

As a provider with CMA, you will see a diverse mix of patients presenting with thyroid, adrenal, gonadal, bone and mineral, pituitary and diabetic disorders.  You will be joining a team of other Endocrinology healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, diabetes educators, nutritionists, and other clinical support staff.  You must have interest in population health and disease management.  Our complex and diverse patient population requires a compassionate, flexible and self-motivated physician with demonstrated clinical judgment and in-depth practice experience as well as a proven track record of growth, learning, and self-development.

CMA is a multi-specialty medical group with clinicians in locations throughout Spokane, WA.  Our providers are dedicated to providing patient-centered, evidence-based medical care for the 70,000 patients the organization serves each year.  Benefits include full malpractice indemnification, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), paid time off, continuing education benefits, life and disability insurance, and an array of other benefits.  Competitive salary offered.  Regional offerings include a diversity of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes.  Spokane offers a family friendly environment with good schools and opportunities for the entire family to be involved in culture and arts.

Description:

Columbia Medical Associates is currently searching for an experienced Neurologist to join two other Neurologists in a well-established outpatient clinic in downtown Spokane.  If you are a Neurologist who is trained in Neurophysiology/Movement disorders, this is an exciting opportunity!  There is a strong referral base that will be sending patients your way.  This position also offers you the opportunity to see a diverse patient population with a wide variety of neurological issues. 

CMA is a multispecialty medical group with clinicians in locations throughout Spokane, WA.  Our providers are dedicated to providing patient-centered, evidence-based medical care for the 70,000 patients the organization serves each year.  CMA is a subsidiary of Group Health Cooperative and its physicians are employees of Group Health Physicians.  Benefits include full malpractice indemnification, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), 4 weeks paid vacation, CME, long-term disability, and long term care benefits.  Competitive salary offered.  Regional offerings include a diversity of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes.  Spokane offers a family friendly environment with good schools and opportunities for the entire family to be involved in culture and arts.