Providence St. Joseph Health

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Job Information

Swedish Health Services Medical Assistant - Pediatrics Redmond in Redmond, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Pediatrics Redmond at Swedish Medical Group in Redmond, WA.

Work 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.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or alternate training program, H.S. Diploma or GED.

  • Medical assisting experience in a clinic setting (0-6 months).

  • 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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment.

  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting working with an Electronic Health record (EHR).

Job specific knowledge, skills and abilities:

Flexibility is a must; to meet the changing needs of the patients and the various clinics.

Ability

to treat people with respect under all circumstances, instill trust in

others while upholding the values of the organization.

Ability

to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally, as well as to

interact in a professional manner with colleagues, patients, families,

and visitors.

Demonstrated PC skills (ex: MS Office and EHR use)

Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.

Ability to present professionally in all encounters and maintain a respectful environment of cultural diversity.

Ability to analyze, problem solve, and prioritize multiple tasks under pressure.

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers, physicians and other staff members.

Must

possess basic knowledge of vaccinations, medications, their use, to

include brand and generic names related to the clinic/location

supported.

Must possess knowledge and use of basic medical terminology related to role.

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

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Washington-Redmond

Work Locations: Swedish Childrens Clin Redmond (WA240) 8301 161st Ave Ne Suite 204 Redmond, 98052

Req ID: 262939

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