Swedish Medical Center Medical Assistant - Rheumatology First Hill in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work at Swedish Rheumatology First Hill - Seattle and some days in Bellevue, WA. ($3000 sign on bonus)
Medical Assistants play a critical role on the Swedish team by working under the direction of a practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing 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. 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, ophthalmologic or inhaled routes.
Provide patient mobility assistance as necessary.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program
Prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment, including handling confidential data with discretion.
Active Interim Certificate or Active Medical Assistant Certified through Washington State; required by date of hire.
If in Active Interim Certification Status applicant must pass one of the following exams within 120 days of hire: AAMA, AMT, NHA NCCT.
Current BLS – Healthcare Provider (must be AHA accredited) required to have BLS upon hire.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Minimum one year of medical assisting in a clinic setting
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: First Hill Minor1 (WA191) 515 Minor Ave Seattle, 98104
Req ID: 239589