Swedish Medical Center Medical Assistant - Ballard Gastroenterology in Seattle, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Gastroenterology at Swedish Ballard in Seattle, WA.

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.

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:

  • Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program

  • State of Washington Medical Assistant Certification; (CM) Certified or (IC) Interim Certified required at the time of hire

  • 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:

  • 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!

  • Employee referral bonus & relocation services offered

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 a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of 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

Req ID: 159097