Optum Medical Assistant Anacortes and La Conner in Anacortes, Washington
Our Primary Care departments are seeking Medical Assistants to join their teams for part time and full time positions in Anacortes and La Conner.
The Everett Clinic, a part of Optum, offers excellent benefits including free onsite parking, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and holidays, health insurance as well as, professional growth opportunities.
Anacortes - 40 hour full time position, with options for four 10 hour shifts or five 8 hours shifts.
La Conner - 20 hour part time position, with shifts likely in the afternoon.
The Medical Assistant functions as an integral member of the team and is responsible for providing assistance to patients, and nursing staff with direct and indirect patient care, ensuring smooth work and patient flow within the department. May work on an On-Call basis to cover for absences on the weekend.
The Medical Assistant is responsible for and not limited to:
Delivering high quality patient care through face-to-face, telephone and electronic contact with for the purpose of examination, treatment, monitoring, and preparation for diagnostic tests or procedure.
Notifying the RN and/or provider immediately in situations where the patient is unstable or requires urgent or emergent care.
Assisting with care under the direct supervision of the RN and provider.
Preferred Experience and Credentials:
Active Interim or Medical Assistant Certified (MA-C) through the Washington State Department of Health.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (through the American Heart Association).
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