Neighborcare Health Medical Assistant-w/ "Sign-On" Bonus in Seattle, Washington

Requisition Number16-0558

Post Date7/17/2017

TitleMedical Assistant-w/ "Sign-On" Bonus

CitySeattle

StateWA

Description

Neighborcare Health offers high quality health care through its medical, dental and school-based clinics, and is the leading provider to low-income and uninsured patients in the Seattle area. Our purpose is to improve health

by engaging, educating, and empowering people in the communities we serve.

Summary:

The Medical Assistant performs delegated clinical and administrative duties providing direct support to primary care providers and some direct care to patients. Work in partnership and joint accountability with other team members

to achieve Neighborcare Health’s Mission, Guiding Principles, Service Commitments, and Goals.

We offer competitive pay, an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off, and more!

Our responsibilities:

  • Perform duties and responsibilities with excellence, enthusiasm, great service orientation demonstrating courteous behaviors and mannerisms, and by anticipating medical provider's needs

  • Demonstrate flexibility and readily assists other staff members. Maintains a safe and healthy work environments for patients, self and others

  • Prepare examination and treatment rooms for use by medical providers by cleaning, stocking and arranging supplies, equipment and instruments

  • Review and communicate to medical providers appointment schedule to determine patient visit order and solicits special instructions or requests for the day, greets and escorts patient to examination or treatment room in a respectful,

warm and caring manner.

  • Keeps patients, medical providers, and other team members, informed of medical provider's status and/or time delays throughout the day

  • Interview patient to determine reason for visit; takes patient's vital signs, e.g., blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature, height and weight; blood draws, immunizations, records information in patient's medical record;

and reports findings to appropriate personnel, according to WAC standard requirements

  • Instruct or assist patient in preparation for scheduled procedures, in a caring and courteous manner

  • Perform appropriate basic, routine and regular delegated medical functions as directed and within appropriate scope of practice as interred by knowledge, skill level, and Neighborcare Health guidelines (e.g.., vision screening,

ear irrigations, hearing tests, hematocrit, tonometry measurements, EKG tests, collecting throat, wound, and sputum specimens, and urine cultures) using appropriate instruments, techniques, and specimen labeling process

  • Support medical providers performing routine examination and treatment procedures by attending patient during procedures and providing appropriate supplies and instruments

  • Perform routine clerical and reception duties, as required, such as completing patient visit records, maintaining departmental logs, answering telephones and taking messages, checking in patients, and scheduling patient appointments

  • Perform other duties as assigned, such as assisting in orienting and training new staff members, transporting equipment or patient, stocking shelves, taking inventories, ordering supplies

  • Demonstrate computer literacy for charting and reviewing in NextGen, our electronic medical record system

  • Works within scope of practice and according to Neighborcare Health policies. Comply with regulatory requirements and standards of care

Our ideal candidate:

  • Enjoys working at the top of their scope and partnering with patients, providers and the other team

  • Values team work, problem solving, engagement and adaptability

  • Embraces change and practices direct communication

  • Ability to work with individuals of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, cultures, and sexual orientations

Eligible candidate have completed an accredited Medical Assistant program and currently have active Medical Assistant-Certification or Medical Assistant - Interim status with the Washington State

Department of Health.

NeighborcareHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with ADA.