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MultiCare Health System Medical Assistant in Gig Harbor, Washington

POSITION SUMMARY:The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider with back office duties in the outpatient management of patients and completing or assisting with front office duties. This position is a vital part of the office team that cares for patients in the clinic setting working under the direction of a physician..and.nbsp; This position works closely with the physicians, other clinical staff, and front office staff..and.nbsp; Work situations are a variety of clinical functions within a clinic setting requiring knowledge and integration of available standards, resources, and data; discretion; good judgment; diplomacy; decision making; and a customer service attitude..and.nbsp; Acting as the patient advocate the Medical Assistant has continuous contact with physicians, patients, patient families/ significant others, community agencies, and MHS patient care staff and management.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:One (1) year experience in physician's office or other medical facility preferredEDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified (MA-C) Certification.and.nbsp; JOIN OUR TALENT COMMUNITY.and.nbsp;Sign up to receive notifications of new jobs and other information. Sign up..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; PEOPLE YOU MAY KNOW AT MULTICARE.and.nbsp;See how you re connected..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; REFER A FRIENDSET UP AN RSS FEED.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; MultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V .and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; MultiCare is a smoke-free, drug-free workplace. All employment offers are contingent upon acceptable pre-employment drug tests which include testing for the use of marijuana and nicotine. As part of our commitment to a healthy workplace, we require employees to obtain an annual flu immunization. .and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; If you are a job applicant who requires reasonable accommodation in the job application process, please contact our Candidate Experience Team at .Employer's Job# 71459Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.