Swedish Health Services Medical Assistant - Vascular Surgery in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE,Day Shift) to work in Vascular Surgery at Swedish Medical Group in Seattle, WA.
The MA works under the delegation of a licensed practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing basic patient care to assigned patients. Basic patient care needs will be met though both administrative and clinical duties. An MA is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations.
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, presenting problem, and other medical information.
Ensure confirmation of patient identity with each patient encounter.
Document all interactions in patient's medical record.
Under the delegation of a licensed practitioner and as appropriate per role and certification, obtain specimens, perform required testing, administer medications via oral, topical, optic, ophthalmologic or inhaled routes; administer vaccines including combination or multi-dose vaccines.
Under the delegation of a licensed practitioner, assist or perform point of care tests and clinical procedures as appropriate to scope of role and certification.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED
Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or alternate training program
Active Medical Assistant Certified (MA-C) or Interim (MA-I) in state of WA at hire
If in Active Interim Certification Status (MA-I), incumbent must pass one of the following exams within 180 days of hire: AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP
Current BLS for Healthcare Providers at hire – Must be American Heart Association accredited
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Medical assisting experience in a clinic setting
Six (6) months prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment
Six (6) months previous experience in a healthcare setting working with an Electronic Health record (EHR)
About the 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 128 primary care and specialty care clinics.
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 Heath Bldg (WA204) 801 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 289125