Swedish Medical Center Medical Assistant - Ambulatory Palliative Care in Edmonds, Washington
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (0.5 FTE, Clinic open Mon., Wed., & Thursday: 9am to 5pm ) to work in Ambulatory Palliative Care at Swedish in Edmonds, WA.
Medical Assistants play a critical role on the Swedish team by supporting the work of physicians and other caregivers, keeping the team organized and assisting patients. You'll need good written and interpersonal communication skills to help people through what can be complex processes and unfamiliar situations.
In this position you will:
Greet and room patients in the clinic setting
Obtain vital signs and gather pertinent patient information
May draw blood; perform common clinic screening tests, such as, but not limited to EKG, lab, X-ray and other diagnostic tests
Inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners phone messages as directed
Accurately update electronic medical record (EMR)
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program
State of Washington Medical Assistant Certification; (CM) Certified or (IC) Interim Certified required at the time of hire
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
Demonstrated PC skills, i.e. proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally
Prior experience providing a high level of customer service.
Exceptional communication and listening skills regarding conversations around quality of life and goals of care.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
Minimum one year of medical assisting in a clinic setting
Previous EPIC experience
Prior hospice or palliative care experience
Added Position Benefits:
$3,000 Sign-on bonus
$1,000 employee referral bonus offered
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 more than 130 primary care and specialty care clinics.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
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 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other 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.
Job Category: Medical Assistant
Work Locations: Edmonds Medical Plaza (WA164) 21616 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026
Req ID: 214658