Swedish Medical Center Senior Medical Assistant - Ambulatory Behavioral Health in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Senior Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Ambulatory Behavioral Health at the Ballard Clinic in Seattle, WA.

The Senior Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting with and providing patient care, under the supervision of a practitioner. They will serve as a mentor and resource to Medical Assistants and other office staff by providing support, guidance and training as needed.

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for scheduling procedures and/or services needed by making arrangements with departments; verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre-admission and consent forms

  • Responsible for the daily operations and planning of workflow for the clinic support staff to ensure that all team members know what their priorities

  • Responsible for training new hires and/or cross-training employees from other areas of the department, as needed

  • Greet and prepare patients for the practitioner; obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem. Perform sight and hearing tests as indicated

  • Arrange for patient testing, referrals and/or hospital admission under direction of the provider

  • Schedule patient appointments and perform other clerical duties as needed

  • Epic super-user providing support for end users with their daily workflows in department; attend regularly scheduled super-user meetings as a department liaison


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a certified medical assistant program

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • Certified Medical Assistant in Washington State

  • Ability to travel to other clinics as needed

  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail

  • Demonstrated PC skills, i.e. proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Must possess basic knowledge of medications and their use, to include brand and generic names

  • Prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment, including handling confidential data with discretion

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Min 5 years experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinic setting

  • Experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR), preferably EPIC

About Swedish Medical Group

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across 108 primary care and specialty care clinics.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 156877