Swedish Health Services Medical Assistant, Licensed MA-C - Breast Care Center in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Medical Assistant, Licensed MA-C (0.8 FTE, DAY SHIFT) to work in Breast Care Center 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.
Under supervision of the practitioner, inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners phone messages.
Document all interactions in patient’s medical record.
Under supervision of practitioner or nurse supervisor, administer approved medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intradermal routes.
Obtain non-invasive body fluid specimens.
May draw blood, perform EKGs; assist with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to appropriate level of training as established procedures.
Provide patient mobility assistance as necessary.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of certified medical assistant program.
Current CPR certification or ability to obtain within one month of hire.
Washington State Medical Assistant Certified or Medical Assistant Interim certification.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- One year medical assisting experience in a clinic setting preferred.
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 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: First Hill Madison Bldg (WA177) 1101 Madison Seattle, 98104
Req ID: 258661