Pacific Medical Centers Medical Assistant - Puyallup Primary Care in Puyallup, Washington
Find what you're looking for at PacMed as a Medical Assistant!
What can you expect when you join PacMed as a Medical Assistant? Our employees are committed to delivering great care to our patients and to working effectively and respectfully with one another. The patients you will care for are culturally and clinically diverse, creating an interesting and stimulating career. PacMed also offers an internal Certification Program that promotes clinical excellence and skill progression to meet the demands of the ever changing landscape of healthcare and includes recognition throughout the system.
Please take a few moments to view the video below which highlights our culture of caring for patients and each other:
This is a Per Diem position and is not eligible for benefits nor is there a guarantee of hours. This position will cover the South End Clinics. PacMed does provide a 15% Per Diem Premium!
In this position you will:
Assist nursing and physician staff with direct patient care by assisting patients to appropriate treatment areas, prepare patient areas for examination, help with patient exams and procedures, following universal precautions and sterile technique, and help to discharge patients.
Perform and record a variety of treatment procedures as ordered by the provider and performed under the clinical direction of the nurse or physician.
Administer injections (intramuscular, subcutaneous or intradermally).
Answer incoming telephone calls, screen those requiring the provider’s immediate attention, those which can be returned later, and those that they or other office personnel can address.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or equivalent
Graduated from an accredited Medical Assisting (MA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) program
Currently licensed to practice in Washington as a certified MA or LPN- Interim MA Certification accepted upon hire; medical assistant certified credential required within six months of hire
Basic Life Support certification within 1 month of hire
Computer skills: Must be familiar with Outlook, Word and Excel
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Two years of experience within a medical setting
Ability to use an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system
Pacific Medical Center Puyallup Clinic:
The patient population we care for is culturally and clinically diverse, creating a stimulating and rewarding workplace. Our strong team environment and mission allow us to provide friendly services that focus on the highest quality patient care. PacMed’s compensation and competitive benefits package will support and enhance a lifelong career.
The Puyallup clinic, the newest of PacMed’s Puget Sound area locations, offers primary care services to the residents of Pierce County. This area is anticipated to grow by 35 percent in the next two decades and has one of the largest active and retired military populations in the state – a patient population that PacMed knows and serves well.
Puyallup is a Seattle-Tacoma suburb along the Interstate 5 corridor with a population of 38,000 residents. It is a historical city perhaps best known today for its annual fair, which attracts more than a million visitors each September. Just 10 miles southeast of Tacoma and 35 miles south of Seattle, Puyallup is a quiet and scenic community on the south Puget Sound.
The Puyallup clinic is part of Pacific Medical Centers’ expanding network of outpatient clinics providing primary and specialty care to the greater Seattle area and employing more than 150 providers representing most medical specialties. Pacific Medical Centers is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, which operates 28 exceptional not-for-profit hospitals and more than 350 clinics across the West. With hundreds of physician and advanced practice provider opportunities in virtually all specialties at any given time, Pacific Medical Centers and Providence offer diverse locations, lifestyles and practice models. Find what you are looking for in your next practice opportunity with Pacific Medical Centers! Learn more at www.pacmed.org/providerjobs .
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —
Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.
Quality and respect. These are the words Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) employees live and work by. PacMed is a private, not-for-profit, primary and integrated multispecialty health care network with 10 outpatient clinics across the Puget Sound region and more than 175 primary and specialty care providers. Affiliated with the Providence Health & Services system, PacMed provides patient-focused health care — and even same-day appointments — to patients in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. We provide immediate access to cutting-edge technology, first-class facilities and board-certified specialists, many of whom have been listed as among “Seattle’s Best Doctors.”
Pacific Medical Centers, PacMed, and their Affiliates' (collectively “PacMed”) comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. PacMed does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Medical Assistant
Req ID: 231927