Medical Assistant, Certified - Kootenai Heart Clinics Northwest

Kootenai Health
Coeur d'Alene

Job Description

Do you want to be a part of a prestigious team? Kootenai Heart Clinics Northwest is looking for an experienced Certified Medical Assistant with a heart for hearts!

About the Medical Assistant Job

As a Medical Assistant you are responsible for vitals, injections and basic triage and will be able to assist in minor procedures. In this job you will possess a solid understanding of medical terminology, have excellent customer service skills, computer skills, phone experience, and good written/verbal communication skills. As an ideal candidate, you will be knowledgeable of routine office procedures and medical instruments, and will screens phone calls from patients for the provider. As a Medical Assistant you will adhere to all policies, procedures and regulations to ensure patient safety and compliance.

Essential Duties

Maintain an efficient patient flow.

Assist Physician during patient exams.

Performs all necessary follow-up in a timely and accurate manner.

Provides quality care.

Requirements & Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma or equivalent required

Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program


Prior cardiology experience preferred


National Certification - Passage of CMA examination given by AAMA, NCCT or NHA or passage of RMA examination given by AMT required within 3 months from date of hire.

State Certification - CMA-WA registration required. Must be licensed with the state of Washington prior to start date.

About Kootenai Heart Clinics Northwest

Kootenai Heart Clinics Northwest consists of a network of locations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. These clinics provide heart patients across the northwest with highest level of comprehensive cardiovascular care available. All Kootenai Heart Clinics Northwest physicians are board certified cardiologists who provide general cardiovascular care. In addition, Heart Clinics patients who require subspecialty care can receive treatment from physicians specializing in electrophysiology, echocardiography, nuclear and invasive or interventional cardiology.

Awards & Recognition - Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics. - Kootenai Health was recognized as one of the top hospitals in the U.S. that achieve superior clinical outcomes in cardiovascular care.

About Kootenai Health

Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 292-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.

2017 Gallup Great Workplace Award Kootenai Health has been recognized as one of the most engaged and productive workforces in the world!

Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in 2014 Kootenai Health became the 30th member, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. Kootenai Health is the first health care organization in the Pacific Northwest to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and, like all network members, will remain locally-owned and independent health care provider.

3 Time Magnet Designated since 2006 This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence. Kootenai was the first hospital in the Inland Northwest to receive this designation and the second in Idaho.

Kootenai Health considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected status.

Have you considered a career at Kootenai Health? Maybe you should! www.kh.org/careers.

Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex.

Employment Type

Full Time Days