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BIHS is searching for a Medical Assistant.

— Full-time, hourly position

— Must be a self-motivated, team player!

— On-the-job training is available!

— MUST have island housing!


If you have any questions, email Alison Warfel at [email protected].

To apply, please send a resume and a letter of interest to [email protected].



The full job description is below:


Medical Assistant

Reports to: Nurse Manager/Provider

Full-time, hourly position 


Responsibilities Include:

  • Assisting patients in and out of building
  • Room readiness for purpose of visit
  • Rooming patients, helping patients change into exam gowns when needed
  • Entering medications, allergies, into EHR
  • Taking and recording vitals on paper and in EHR
  • Review the Quality Metrics that can be closed at the time of visit; will record in the EHR
  • Take and record reassessment vitals as directed
  • Giving report to Provider
  • Setting up for procedures/suturing
  • Setting up for pelvic exams and assisting when directed by Nurse Manager/Provider
  • Cleaning and wrapping wounds under direction of Nurse Manager/Provider
  • Placing patient on cardiac monitor and/or O2 Sat
  • Perform crutch fittings
  • Perform EKG’s
  • Enter information into Sonosite for bedside ultrasound exams
  • Enter registration information into PACS for X-rays
  • Clean up after procedures
  • Change stretchers
  • Stock rooms following cards on inside of cabinets
  • Bring labs to Ferry
  • Pre-visit planning, including preventative and chronic care management assessment
  • Care coordination including following up with patients on referrals, care needs, and outreach to appropriate resources
  • Patient follow-up via phone or portal as directed
  • Perform ear lavage
  • Perform spirometry
  • Administer vaccines
  • Point of care testing including all CLIA-waived tests as directed
  • Administer medications orally, subcutaneously, or intramuscularly as directed (no controlledsubstances)
  • Perform blood draws as directed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Self-starter, willingness to learn, college education or equivalent experience
  • Training is included in this position
  • Must have island-housing