Swedish Medical Center Medical Assistant - Float Pool in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Float Pool at Bank of America Building in Seattle, WA.
The Medical Assistant Float will assist with and provide patient care, under the supervision of a practitioner, in a float capacity at various clinics throughout the Greater Seattle area. This position may be held by a WA Certified Health Care Assistant.
Swedish Medical Group now offers a one time $3,000 Sign-on Bonus to Certified Medical Assistants newly joining SMG!*
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. Perform sight and hearing tests as indicated.
Ensure confirmation of patient identity with each patient encounter.
Obtain specimens according to clinic policies and procedures.•Under supervision of practitioner or nurse supervisor, administer approved medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intradermal, topical, otic, ophthamolgic or inhaled routes.
Provide patient mobility assistance as necessary.•Inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners phone messages as directed by practitioner.
Document all interactions in patient’s medical record.
Dispose of contaminated items according to Swedish Physician Division Exposure Control Plan
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 in a fast paced environment
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
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: Bank Of America Bldg (WA239) 800 Fifth Ave Seattle, 98104
Req ID: 244237