Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Registered Medical Assistant in Bonney Lake, Washington
Registered Medical Assistant
Franciscan Medical GroupBonney Lake, Washington
The posted compensation range of $19.73 - $27.13 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.
Requisition ID 2023-305695 Employment Type Full Time Department Family Care Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 7:00am-4:00pm Remote No Category Medical Assistant
In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities.
CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.
While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!
Franciscan Medical Group, as part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, is currently seeking a full-time Registered Medical Assistant for the Franciscan Family Medicine Clinic in Bonney Lake, WA. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a team-based environment and gain On-the-Job training for rewarding career in Medical Assisting and Healthcare! No weekends or organizationally recognized holidays required.
Under the clinical supervision of physicians, responsible for providing and coordinating medical care through direct and/or electronic patient contact according to a licensed provider’s orders and in conformance with recognized medical assisting, nursing techniques and established policy and procedures. Performs a variety of tasks which support both front and back office functions. Demonstrates initiative, insight and proper judgment in making decisions while working in compliance with OSHA, WISHA and TFPC safety standards and within pre-established professional standards and guidelines.
Performs general medical office duties, including answering phones, making appointments, registering patients, updating medical carts and verifying insurance information and coverage.
Responds to incoming patient phone calls; answers questions, makes appointments, processes prescription refills and directs/instructs patient and/or family members regarding prescription and treatment instructions according to the provider guidelines and orders.
Maintains patient medical records, accurately and correctly documents clinical information in the medical record; shares clinical information with internal/external publics in accordance with CHI Franciscan privacy policies and procedures.
Maintains efficient patient flow by professionally greeting patients, escorting them to the treatment area and updating the medical record with vital sighs and relevant patient history.
Responds to verbal and electronic patient requests for information and assistance using proper policies, reference tools and provider instructions.
Coordinates referrals for patient tests, specialist appointments and hospital visits as need as well as ensuring appropriate insurance authorization is obtained if necessary.
Maintains safe, clean and adequately-supplied working environment through proper disposal of general waste, clean-up of clinical care areas, properly disposing of hazardous materials and sharps, including replacing sharps containers as needed and wearing proper personal protective equipment.
Maintains and cleans a variety of equipment and instruments used in the clinic as required and in ways which ensure proper sterilization and cleanliness.
Prepares supplies and equipment and aids provider during treatment, procedures, exams and testing of patients.
Prepares patients for, and assists with, routine and specialty examinations, procedures, treatments and minor office surgeries utilizing no more than local anesthesia.
Immediately notifies supervisor of potentially hazardous or unsafe situations or injuries regarding both patients and staff.
Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served.
Performs related duties as required.
- Any combination of experience or education that would demonstrate the job knowledge/abilities to perform the duties of the position. One year of work experience as a Medical Assistasnt preferred.
Must be endorsed by a health care practitioner, clinic or group practice that meets the qualifications and registered with Washington State Department of Health within 60 days of hire.
Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.
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