Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: 8-10 hours per day


This Medical Assistant position is located at Homer Medical Center (HMC), one of our outpatient clinics.


This is a full-time benefited position, 40 hours per week, day shift, Monday through Friday with possible Saturdays, and up to 8-10 hour days.  

Starting Salary: 

Without Medical Assistant Certification: $22.86 - $23.91/hr and up (Rate is for 0-3 years of experience. Rate is higher with more years of experience.)

With Medical Assistant Certification: $24.51 - $25.63/hr and up (Rate is for 0-3 years of experience. Rate is higher with more years of experience.)

What you'll do:

  • Provide initial patient triage,
  • Assist with coordination of care,
  • Administrative services,
  • Assist providers, nurses and other support staff with direct patient care,
  • Performs specialized medical procedures of a routine nature, as dictated by established clinical protocol or as directed by a provider. 

What you'll need:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and be a high school graduate or have a GED equivalent.
  • Requires knowledge of clinical practices and procedures and clinical competencies.
  • Prior or current CNA and/or EMT-1, Health Care Specialist, or Medical Assistant certification is preferred, but may be substituted with appropriate experience in a healthcare setting. 
  • Possess a working knowledge and use of medical terminology.
  • Have knowledge of medical records/health information management requirements.
  • Requires receptionist skills, including the ability to be courteous and tactful with patients, their families, and facility personnel in person, by phone, and EMR messaging system.
  • Must have good communication skills; understand chart flow, record keeping, order entry and scheduling.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Must stay current in BLS training.

What you'll get: 

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance,
  • Up to $2,000 annual Health Reimbursement Account w/health insurance,
  • Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation Time and Sick Time,
  • 8 Paid Holidays Per Year,
  • Health & Wellness Reimbursement - up to $400 per year,
  • Annual Retention Bonus,
  • 403b Retirement Plan with employer match!
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance,
  • Student Loan Forgiveness,
  • Tuition Reimbursement, 
  • Bereavement Leave - up to 40 hours,
  • In-House Workout Facility and much more!

About Us:

South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH), with an attached 28 bed long term care facility, and a variety of clinics. We provide care close to home for the southern Kenai Peninsula. We have been three times named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital out of more than 1,300 critical access hospitals nationwide.

Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. Homer is on the road system, and a four to five hour drive from Anchorage. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Tara Kain, HR Recruiter, in the Human Resources Department at South Peninsula Hospital, at 907-235-0950 or email

Application Instructions

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