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