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Title:Care Team Medical Assistant
Company:Northwest Human Services - West Salem Clinic
Description:Northwest Human Services is a non-profit leader in providing advocacy, quality healthcare and social services in Marion and Polk counties since 1970.

NWHS is seeking an energetic, highly competent Care Team Medical Assistant to provide team-oriented medical care to underserved patients at our West Salem Clinic in Salem, Oregon. This position is full time, 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday day shift with rotating Saturday shifts.


As an active member of the care team, you are primarily responsible for assisting patients throughout the routine office visit and helping their assigned patient panel with health management. In this role, you will contribute to maintaining the patient’s health record through careful, accurate, and complete performance of tasks and documentation of elements under their responsibility. Responsibilities include embracing the Patient Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) model by keeping the patient at the focus and center of their care. This model is achieved by helping the patient to navigate the flow and care of services during the routine office visit, facilitating communication between multidisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive medical and mental health services.


Enthusiastically participate as an integral and valued member of the Care Team, demonstrating active engagement in supporting the NWHS Mission.
Respect and acknowledge the NWHS’ commitment to cultural diversity, which is expressed through behavior, language and actions.
Consistently interact with patients, staff and visitors in a manner that reflects favorably on Northwest Human Services, and promotes teamwork.
Employ strategies that promote the long-term health and wellness of our patients and community.
Engage Collaboratively to create, promote, and maintain an environment that supports successful partnership and high performance team outcomes.


The ideal candidate will possess at least one year of experience in a medical clinic.
Must have formal training/education in a Medical Assistant program that includes coursework in pharmacology/administration of medications.
Must have knowledge & ability to perform patient care duties, ability to work a rotating schedule and have a current CPR/BLS card.
Must be certified in field of work or be able to obtain certification within 90 days of hire.
Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred


Northwest Human Services is an innovative Federally Qualified Health Center that has been providing care to the local community for over forty-five years. In addition to our Transitional Programs that provide services for the homeless, our medical clinics are Tier V Patient Centered Medical Homes and our West Salem location offers fully integrated primary care, psychiatry, therapy, and dentistry all on the same campus. Our Medical, Dental and Mental Health care teams are committed to the overall wellness of our patients and work together to ensure patient needs are expertly evaluated, and met with compassion and respect.

Summary of Benefits: Northwest Human Services offers competitive wages and a generous benefits package that includes; Medical, Dental, Vision, Group Life: Short Term & Long Term Disability, 403(b) retirement plan with generous employer match and Paid Time Off.

If you are interested in joining a team that makes a difference in the lives of many, please apply online at:

For more information, you may contact the HR/Recruiting Department at:
Office: 503-588-5828 • Email:
Contact:Sarah Perrotta, Talent Acquisition Specialist
Address:681 Center Street NE
Salem, OR 97301



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