Swedish Medical Center Medical Assistant, Retail - Ec Walgreens Renton in Renton, Washington
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work within our Walgreen's Retail Locations - Renton, WA.
The Retail Medical Assistant provides effective and efficient services to retail patients; works under the direction of a practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing basic patient care within in retail clinics.
In this position you will:
Greet and check-in patients and visitors in a friendly, courteous manner in person and on the phone; direct flow of patients and calls
Perform screening function with patients to determine appropriate staff/departments to best meet patient needs and refer appropriately.
Oversee the processing of all clerical records and information for clinic patients including cashiering, encounter forms, patient charts, etc.
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
Obtain specimens according to clinic policies and procedures.
Under supervision of practitioner or nurse supervisor, administer approved medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intradermal, topical, optic, ophthalmologic or inhaled routes
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of a certified medical assistant program
Valid Medical Assistant Certification in the State of Washington
High School diploma or equivalent
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification
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:
Minimum of 6 months of medical assisting experience in a clinic setting
Previous experience in a healthcare setting
Knowledge of insurance and insurance industry practices
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) experience
Some college coursework
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: Ec Walgreens Renton (WA253) 4105 Ne 4th St. Renton, 98059
Req ID: 237133