Swedish Health Services Medical Assistant II - Pediatrics West Seattle in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant II (1.0 FTE, Days) to work at Swedish Pediatrics, West Seattle in Seattle, WA.
Medical Assistants play a critical role on the Swedish team by supporting the work of physicians and other caregivers, keeping the team organized and assisting patients. You'll need good written and interpersonal communication skills to help people through what can be complex processes and unfamiliar situations.
In this position you will:
Greet and room patients in the clinic setting
Obtain vital signs and gather pertinent patient information
Assist with adult and child immunizations
May draw blood; perform common clinic screening tests, such as, but not limited to EKG, lab, X-ray and other diagnostic tests
Inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners phone messages as directed
Accurately update electronic medical record (EMR)
Required qualifications for this position include:
Six (6) months of healthcare experience
Six (6) months of medical assistant experience
Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program
Active MA Certification through state where hired (WA only); OR one of the nationally recognized MA programs: AAMA, AMCA, NHA, AMT, NCCT, or NAHP; or a graduate of schools for MA diploma/certificate from the military in Medical Specialist Course.
WA State MA-C to work in state of WA (MA-R not accepted for MA II role)
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:
Prior experience in pediatrics
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
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 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: West Seattle (WA190) 3400 California Ave Seattle, 98116
Req ID: 265094
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