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Certified Medical Assistant

Posted: May 31, 2024
Salary:US$20.00 - US$29.00 per hour + Medical/Dental/Vision/Sick Pay
Job type: Contract
Work Location:On-site

Job description

General Description

The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider and other team members with back office duties in the outpatient management of patients. This position is a vital part of the office team that cares for patients in the clinic setting working under the direction of a nursing supervisor. This position works closely with providers, other clinical staff, and front office staff. Work situations are a variety of clinical functions within a clinic setting requiring knowledge and integration of available standards, resources, and data; discretion; good judgment; diplomacy; decision making; and a customer service attitude. Acting as the patient advocate the Medical Assistant has continuous contact with physicians, patients, patient families/ significant others, community agencies, and MHS patient care staff and management.

  • Position Functions & Responsibilities
  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include:
  • Checking schedules and assisting in organizing patient flow,
  • Performing screenings per provider instruction, collecting specimens, obtaining vital signs
  • Assisting the medical providers/nurses in exams and with various procedures
  • Coordinating medication refills per physicians' instructions
  • Documenting patient encounter, completed tasks, patient data, and all other information required by regulatory agencies
  • Relaying instructions or information to patients/families
  • Answering calls and providing pertinent information (clinical information as directed by the provider)
  • Performing other clinical related duties within the scope defined in the WACs
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include:
  • Sending/receiving patient medical records
  • Obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.
  • Schedules referral appointments and explains instructions to patients
  • Preparing information/consent forms for patient as needed

3-5 Must Have Skills/Qualifications
  • Medical Assistant Certification Through the WA DOH
  • 2+ years of experience within an ambulatory setting
  • EPIC Experience
Nice to Have Skills
  • Previous Experience working in fast paced clinic
  • Experience supporting Multiple Providers
  • Behavioral Health Experience
Soft Skill/Attribute Requirements
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Ability to Work Autonomously

Mon - Friday 730 AM - 430 PM