Providence St. Joseph Health

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Job Information

Swedish Health Services Medical Assistant - Swedish Obgyn Spec First Hill in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work at Swedish Obgyn Spec First Hill in Seattle, 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 and certificate with H.S. Diploma or GED.

  • 6 months healthcare experience.

  • 6 months Medical Assistant experience.

  • 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

Job Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Flexibility 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.

Demonstrates awareness of current state, federal, and local laws relating to position and patient care.

Complies with all applicable infection control and safety procedures.

Increasingly expanded knowledge of principles and practices governing MA role and the ability to apply them effectively.

Performs delegated work with minimal oversight.

Must

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

include brand and generic names related to the clinic/location

supported.

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

Demonstrates a high degree of accountability with increasing responsibilities.

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 Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Madison Bldg (WA177) 1101 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 260608

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