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CommonSpirit Health Clinic Medical Assistant Float - King County Region in FEDERAL WAY, Washington

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

$3,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for fulltime Clinic Medical Assistants positions (sign on bonus applies to external hires only and must meet company guidelines for bonus payout)

Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time Clinic Medical Assistant Float for the Franciscan Regional Float Pool in King County. Certified Medical Assistants may apply for an excellent opportunity to learn clinical details across both primary and specialty CHI Franciscan clinics. You receive additional compensation for your flexibility to travel within the Puget Sound area as you expand your knowledge in ambulatory patient care. Come join our high performing clinical float pool team!

NOTE: Float Pool Supervisor is willing to discuss Region that will work best for you! King, Pierce and Peninsula Regions!

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the health care provider, Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols. Support of regional clinics by driving to various assigned locations.

If assigned to the centralized FMG Float Pool, an incumbent provides patient care services to the assigned clinic/work unit as needed to meeting staffing needs. Requires frequent driving to assigned location(s).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures.Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.

  • Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.

  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

  • Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.

  • May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKG’s.

  • May pend orders in the EHR for provider sign off as directed.

  • Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.

  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.

  • Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).

  • Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.

  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights using HIPAA compliance.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, supervisor, Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma (or GED equivalent) and completion of a Medical Assistant certification program at an accredited institution that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.

  • One year experience as a Medical Assistant preferred.

Licensure/Certification

  • Current certification by the State of Washington as a Medical Assistant.

  • Must have a current Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain it within the first 30 days of employment. If assigned to the FMG Float Pool, current driver’s license and ability to drive to assigned location(s).

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.

Requisition ID 2020-107222

Employment Type Full Time

Department Nursing Float Personnel

Hours Per Pay Period 80

Facility CHI Franciscan Medical Group

Shift Day

Standard Hours Varies

Work Schedule Varies

Location WA-FEDERAL WAY

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