Swedish Health Services Medical Assistant - Colorectal Surgery Clinic in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Medical Assistant, Licensed MA-C (1.0 FTE, DAY SHIFT) to work in the Swedish Colorectal Surgery Clinic at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA. The Medical Assistant, Licensed MA-C plays a vital role on the direction of the Nursing Supervisor, Clinic Manager or appropriate staff to provide basic patient care to assigned patients. In this position you will:
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.
Provide patient mobility assistance as necessary.
May draw blood, perform EKGs; assist with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to appropriate level of training as established procedures.
Obtain non-invasive body fluid specimens.
Under supervision of practitioner or nurse supervisor, administer approved medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intradermal routes.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of certified medical assistant program
Washington State Medical Assistant Certified or Medical Assistant Interim certification
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- One (1) year medical assisting experience in a clinic setting
About the First Hill Campus
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. 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: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 273391