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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Medical Assistant - Registered in Seattle, Washington

Medical Assistant - Registered

Virginia Mason Medical CenterSeattle, Washington

Requisition ID 221180 Employment Type Full Time Department Hematology And Oncology Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 40 Remote No Category Medical Assistant

Overview

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state – CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.

Responsibilities

Virginia Mason is seeking a Medical Assistant – Registered in our ambulatory clinic. The Medical Assistant – Registered is responsible for assisting the medical and nursing staff by performing clerical and clinical support tasks as directed. Responsibilities include, coordinating schedules for patients and providers, and other clinical tasks that support our providers in patient care. Additional responsibilities include patient flow, rooming and taking medical histories.

Our Medical Assistant -Registered contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers customer service professionals the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED

  • 6 months experience in a medical office/clinic or graduation from an accredited Medical Administrative Assistant, Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant Program.

  • Ability to obtain Medical Assistant Registered (MA-R) through the State of Washington, sponsored by Virginia Mason.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Professional demeanor with a positive, upbeat attitude, strong communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal communications.

  • Detail oriented with ability to multi-task. Capable to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from administrative and clinical staff, leaders, patients and physicians

Preferred:

  • Associates degree or equivalent

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that this customer services opportunity with Virginia Mason is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Apply (https://vmmc.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=221180)

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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).

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