Job: Medical Assistant - Vascular Associates

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Job Description

Medical Assistant - Vascular Associates

Schedule

-Full-time
Job-Patient Care Support
Daily Schedule-8:30am - 5:00pm
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-80
Weekends Required -None
Primary Location-WASHINGTON-TACOMA-FMG-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL 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.
  • Adhering to CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence
 

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma (or GED equivalent)
  • 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.
  • Current certification by the State of Washington as a Medical Assistant. 
  
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  

Requisition Title

-2017-R0134820
CHI-Franciscan Medical Group