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.

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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:

Do you have experience in Sports Medicine and want to bring your knowledge, background and strong work ethic to our organization?

Columbia Medical Associates, a multi-location provider of healthcare services, is currently searching for a full-time Certified Medical Assistant to assist our Sports Medicine Physician at our Family Health Center location in Kendall Yards.

We are searching for a dynamic team player who will bring energy and a positive influence to our clinics. Must be able to work with a variety of people, including patients, co-workers and Providers, taking direction as given.Duties will include rooming patients, examination set-up and clean-up, managing patient calls, entering and processing orders and referrals, cleaning and stocking exam rooms, and assisting with procedures as appropriate.

Qualified applicants MUST have their Medical Assistant Certification from Washington State. One year Sports Medicine experience preferred, but we are willing to meet with all certified applicants.

Compensation and Benefits are competitive, and we are a growing organization with a focus on development.

If you feel that you are a qualified candidate, please reference “Sports Medicine CMA” and respond with Resume to this posting or apply on our website at www.columbiamedicalassociates.com.

Job Type: Full-time

Application Questions

  • How many years of Sports Medicine experience do you have?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Medical Assistant?
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:

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 RN, Clinic Lead for our Spokane Valley Associated Family Physicians Clinic.

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.

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.

JOB SUMMARY

The Clinical Lead provides direct patient care and coordinates the day to day clinical activities of a busy Primary Care 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 is seeking a Full-time Community Resource Specialist as part of our Behavioral Health Department located at our South Hill Family Medicine clinic.

The Community Resource Specialist functions as in important link between the patient’s primary care team and their surrounding community and empowers patients to get active in their own care. This role develops relationships with community organizations and connects patients with community resources. Coaching patients with low to medium care needs to identify health goals and remove barriers to meeting goals.

  • Experience: One year providing direct services to clients. Experience interacting in a diverse, multicultural and/or multilingual environment.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be able to collaborate with medical professionals and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced primary care environment. 
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Understanding and sensitivity to how socioeconomic, environmental, cultural, and other factors influence health. Self-motivated, good organizational skills and strong communicator.
  • Education: High School Diploma

Preferred :Bachelor’s degree; Health Science related studies.

We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision and PTO.  Full-time benefits are provided to employees who work 30+ hours per week.  Part-time benefits are available to employees who work 20 – 29 hours per week.

Description:

Columbia Medical Associates is seeking Full-time Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers as part of our Behavioral Health Department to be located within primary care clinics. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision and PTO.  

The master social work position provides clinical and consultation work as part of the multi-disciplinary treatment team. Duties involve functioning as a member of the team in delivering clinical services to patients in the family practice setting. Provide appropriate social work interventions to all age patients, and their families. Exercise considerable independence of judgment in the application of social work skills to an identified caseload of clients with individual and/or family problems requiring a variety of intervention and service techniques and skills.

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.

  • Experience: Two years in clinical service delivery with persons with mental or behavioral health needs. Experience working in primary care or other medical settings. Experience with Problem-Solving Treatment –Primary Care model for short term intervention is desired. Additional experience with:
    • Crisis Intervention
    • Short-Term, Solutions Based Counseling 6-8 sessions
    • Brief Interventions for Behavioral Activation
    • Clinical case consultation
    • End of life/ Advance Directive Care Planning
    • Suicide Risk Assessment
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Social case management, conflict resolution, and team building practices. Familiarity with Microsoft Office. Familiarity with documentation, billing and regulatory requirements specific to LICSW. 
  • Education: Masters Degree; Masters of Social Work (MSW)
  • Licenses: Washington State Licensed Independent Clinical  Social Worker (LICSW)
  • Target Populations:
    • Behavioral Health, Crisis and Safety, Chronic Disease and Complex Patients with Socioecological Determinants
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Description:

Columbia Medical Associates, South Hill Family Medicine location is currently seeking a full-time Administrative Coordinator. Must have a positive attitude and the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

This individual will monitor and coordinate the administrative functions of a department to ensure efficient office operations. Act as a liaison to other departments, and coordinate work. May supervise administrative staff within the department and participate in team building and career development. Analyze processes and recommend changes, with supporting data.

We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement plan and PTO.