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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Medical Assistant in Tacoma, Washington


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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.


Franciscan Medical Group, as part of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, is currently seeking a full-time Clinic Medical Assistant for the Franciscan Urology Associates Clinic in Tacoma, WA. We are seeking a Medical Assistant with a preferred minimum of 6 months experience to join our busy Urology clinic. Ample hands-on patient care in an ambulatory outpatient clinic setting. Gorgeous view of Commencement Bay and great opportunity for growth. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a team-based environment. No weekends or organizationally recognized holidays required. Excellent Benefits Package and free covered parking!

About Your Position:

As a Medical Assistant, you will work as a member of a care team to provide care and support to patients under the direction of a physician or mid-level provider. Your daily responsibilities will include the following types of things:

  • Greeting and preparing patients for their visit with the provider by obtaining and recording their vital signs and other information such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem

  • Assisting with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures such as venous and capillary invasive procedures for blood draws, intradermal (including skin tests), subcutaneous and intramuscular injections

  • Administering medications and vaccinations

  • Managing patient flow, ensuring enough time for patient and family education

  • Preparing and sterilizing instruments and maintaining equipment and patient care areas clean and orderly

  • Scheduling patient appointments and other administrative duties as needed

  • Actively participating in continuing education, required meetings and committees as requested

  • May perform medical scribe duties under the direct supervision and review of the attending provider and in compliance with the FMG Medical Scribe Program Policy.


Job Requirements:

Education/Work Experience Requirements:

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

  • One year of work experience as a Medical Assistant preferred.


  • Washington State Certification as a Medical Assistant-Certified.

  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.


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Pay Range

$22.79 - $32.16 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.