Job Opportunity for Medical Assistant

Childhood Health Associates of Salem seeks to hire a part-time Medical Assistant. Our office is a growing, fast-paced pediatric clinic located in Salem, Oregon and we are looking for someone who is dedicated to the field of medicine and who has a strong interest in pediatric primary care.

The position we are looking to fill will have a minimum of 24 scheduled hours per week. Our office is open from 8:00am to 8:00pm Monday through Friday and from 9:00am-2:00pm on Saturdays. Schedule availability in the evenings and on weekends is REQUIRED. We offer a competitive wage and benefits package.

-High School diploma/GED required
-Successful completion of an accredited Medical Assisting Program required
-Current BLS from the America Heart Association is required
-Prior experience as a medical assistant in a pediatric and/or primary care setting preferred
-Current MA certification or registration is preferred but not required
-Bilingual in any language is a plus but not required

Qualified candidates must:
-possess the skills necessary to conduct themselves in a professional and responsible manner at all times
-be able to demonstrate and maintain an upbeat, positive attitude
-be able to think critically and problem-solve
-be detail-oriented and capable of multitasking
-have great verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills
-enjoy being challenged in their work
-be adaptable to change
-have strong computer skills
-be highly motivated to complete tasks 
-be able to consistently contribute as a member of the clinical team 
-have the drive to provide optimum care for our patients in a compassionate and caring way 

-Work closely with multiple providers, MAs, and RNs to provide the best care for our patients within the clinic-specific MA scope of practice
-Abide by HIPAA standards at all times
-Perform CLIA-waived tests following clinic standards
-Administer and document vaccinations with proper technique for pediatric patients; memorize the standard and catch-up AAP pediatric immunization schedules
-Obtain and document reliable vital signs measurements
-Obtain and document relevant patient history in a professional and efficient manner
-Administer and document various screening procedures
-Appropriately handle, clean, and prepare instruments for sterilization 

If interested, please apply by completing and sending us the following documents:
1. a cover letter explaining how you are most qualified for the position
2. your most current resume
3. employment application (available from our website)
4. list of professional references 

To find the employment application visit the job opportunities page. Send your completed application packet to:

Childhood Health Associates of Salem
ATTN: Jennifer Brown, nursing manager
891 23rd Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97301

If you choose to drop off your application documents in person, please leave them with our wonderful reception staff. We will NOT be able to meet with you in person at that time.

Next series of ADHD Classes starting soon!

Dates and Time

Tuesdays, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm 

  • April 5, 2016: Preschool -Elementary Age 
  • April 12, 2016 -  Middle and High School Age 
  • April 19, 2016 -  Panel ofProfessionals (all age ranges)

Class Options

  • Preschool & Elementary Age – ADHD coping skills, parenting techniques, questions and  answers.  What to look for in your child to see if he/she has ADHD, concerns of children already diagnosed, side effects, medication “vacations”, parenting and coping.  
  • Middle and High School – How to deal with hormone changes, aggression or mood base concerns, increased dosage, school transitions, parenting and coping.  
  • Panel of Professionals – Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrician and Psychologist panel discuss physical and mental implications of ADHD. Medication options.

Who should attend

  • Parents, caregivers, and professionalswho work with children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in schools and the community.
  • Child care is not provided. 
  • Oregon Registry SET ONE certificates under the CKC – Special Needs, will be available for child care providers – pending.


Community Health Education Center on the Salem Hospital Campus, Building D,  939 Oak Street, Salem Oregon.

Cost: $5 for each class.  All participants are encouraged to attend the Panel of Professionals. If the child is currently a patient at Childhood Health Associates of Salem (CHAOS)  there is no charge .  

To register:  Call 503-814-2432 (CHEC) or online at