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Pacific Medical Centers Medical Assistant – PMC Certified, Lead in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Find what you’re looking for in your career, at PacMed as a Medical Assistant – PMC Certified, Lead in Seattle, WA.

We are seeking a Medical Assistant – PMC Certified, Lead to administer direct hands- on patient care under the supervision/direction of a provider. The PMC Certified Lead is also responsible for patient flow, including preparing patient and assisting with exams, keeping exam rooms stocked and clean, checking equipment daily to ensure that it is functioning accurately.

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 a range of diagnostic support duties which include monitoring patient vital signs and reporting deviations in a timely manner, gross visual observation of patients and reporting changes in condition to nursing staff or provider, and initiation of CPR when needed.

  • Perform and record a variety of treatment procedures as ordered by the provider and performed under the clinical direction of the nurse or physician.

  • Receive patients and ensures the completion of all necessary clerical work; obtains changes in patient information and inputs into the computer system.

  • Make appointments for patients according to current guidelines, ensuring timely and efficient use of provider time.

  • Perform initial determination of appointment urgency (urgent, acute, routine) and makes appointments accordingly.

  • Order office and medical supplies as needed and maintains an inventory of each.

Qualifications:

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

  • Successful completion of PMC MA Module Training, verified by Trainer, Supervisor, Provider and Clinic Supervisor.

  • 1 year experience performing the core job at Pacific Medical Centers, or equivalent external experience in a lead capacity.

  • Computer skills: Must be familiar with Outlook, Word and Excel.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two years’ experience within a medical setting preferred.

  • Bilingual.

  • Ability to use an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system.

PacificMedical Center Northgate:

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

Northgate clinic offers both primary care – including

Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics—and multiple areas of

specialty care. Home to the Diagnostic Center for Sleep Health, Northgate

treats over 80 different sleep disorders. Other services offered at Northgate

include an echocardiography laboratory, x-ray, onsite laboratory and pharmacy. Interpreter

services are also available for our patients.

Seattle

is the Pacific Northwest’s largest urban center (metro population 3.25

million), with world-class arts and entertainment, a robust economy and an

outstanding school system. The city hugs magnificent Puget Sound and offers magnificent

mountain views to the north, east and south. Seattleites are famously fond of

the outdoors, fresh seafood and good coffee.

The

Northgate clinic is part of Pacific Medical Centers’

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 —

http://pacmed.jobs/benefits/

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide respectful, high-quality, patient-focused healthcare to each person and to the communities we serve.

About Us

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 229660

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