Oct 14, 2021

Medical Assistant II - Pediatrics West Seattle

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant II (1.0 FTE, Days) to work at Swedish Pediatrics, West Seattle in Seattle, WA.

Swedish Medical Group now offers a one-time $5,000 Sign-on Bonus to Certified Medical Assistants newly joining SMG!

Medical Assistants play a critical role on the Swedish team by supporting the work of physicians and other caregivers, keeping the team organized and assisting patients. You'll need good written and interpersonal communication skills to help people through what can be complex processes and unfamiliar situations.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet the qualifications will receive a message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will:

  • Greet and room patients in the clinic setting
  • Obtain vital signs and gather pertinent patient information
  • Assist with adult and child immunizations
  • May draw blood; perform common clinic screening tests, such as, but not limited to EKG, lab, X-ray and other diagnostic tests
  • Inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners phone messages as directed
  • Accurately update electronic medical record (EMR)

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Six (6) months of healthcare experience
  • Six (6) months of medical assistant experience
  • Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program
  • Active MA Certification through state where hired (WA only); OR one of the nationally recognized MA programs: AAMA, AMCA, NHA, AMT, NCCT, or NAHP; or a graduate of schools for MA diploma/certificate from the military in Medical Specialist Course.
  • WA State MA-C to work in state of WA (MA-R not accepted for MA II role)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
  • Demonstrated PC skills, i.e. proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally
  • Prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior experience in pediatrics
  • Experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Minimum one year of medical assisting in a clinic setting
  • Previous EPIC experience

Added Position Benefits:

  • $3,000 Sign-on bonus

About Swedish Medical Group

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across more than 130 primary care and specialty care clinics.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: West Seattle (WA190) 3400 California Ave Seattle, 98116

Req ID: 292568