Medical Assistant- Franciscan Othopedic & Sports Medicine
Location: LAKEWOOD, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES
Field: Clinical Support
Requisition #: 2019-R0243828
Post Date: 9 hours ago
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Shift: 8am to 5pm
Weekends Required: None
Primary Location: WA > LAKEWOOD > FRANCISCAN ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
About Your Position:
As a Medical Assistant, you will work as a member of a care team to provide care and support to patients under the direction of a physician or mid-level provider. Your daily responsibilities will include the following types of things:
Greeting and preparing patients for their visit with the provider by obtaining and recording their vital signs and other information such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem
Assisting with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures such as venous and capillary invasive procedures for blood draws, intradermal (including skin tests), subcutaneous and intramuscular injections
Administering medications and vaccinations
Managing patient flow, ensuring enough time for patient and family education
Preparing and sterilizing instruments and maintaining equipment and patient care areas clean and orderly
Scheduling patient appointments and other administrative duties as needed
Actively participating in continuing education, required meetings and committees as requested
May perform medical scribe duties under the direct supervision and review of the attending provider and in compliance with the FMG Medical Scribe Program Policy.
High School Diploma (or GED equivalent) and completion of a Medical Assistant certification program at an accredited institution that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.
One year experience as a Medical Assistant preferred.
Washington State Certification as a Medical Assistant-Certified.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0243828
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Day Job
- Market: CHI-Franciscan Medical Group
Chances are, you're here because you're looking for a career offering greater opportunity, challenge and fulfillment. We're confident you'll find all three at CHI. As one of the nation's largest nonprofit health systems, we offer a wealth of careers across more than 101 hospitals in 18 states. Our faith-based health system welcomes you to share in our mission of building healthier communities, whether as a surgeon in the operating room or an administrator in a conference room. When you work in a supportive environment with like-minded professionals, wonderful things happen. Learn More
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