MultiCare Health System Medical Assistant in Tacoma, Washington

Job id :56845 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. This position works closely with the physicians, other clinical staff, and front office staff. 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. 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 preferred Education/Licenses/Certifications: Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified (MA-C) Certification The MA will work with RNs, though will need to show initiative and self-direction in accomplishing tasks to support this department. Both front and back office experience required. Must be available for weekdays and weekends. 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 For more details go to URL