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Medical Assistant I or II

HealthPoint

This is a Contract position in Seatac, WA posted May 9, 2022.

Medical Assistant I or II – ***$1,000.00 Signing Bonus***
Status: 40 hours/week
Shift: Day shifts Monday through Friday with one (1) evening shift a week and occasional Saturday shifts.

Would you like to have a career that makes a daily difference in people’s lives? Do you want to be part of a caring, respectful, diverse community? If you answered yes to these questions, keep reading!

Our HealthPoint SeaTac “Family” – Our clinic serves a thriving community rich with diversity. You will be part of a Care Team that is patient-centered driven and focused to achieve high standards. We strive to meet the needs of our community by breaking down barriers, providing access to all, and bringing great service. We believe in providing a “Whole Person Care” experience where patients can obtain all services. We work TOGETHER each day towards excellence in healthcare, because everyone deserves great care.

Position Summary:
Responsible for back office functions including patient preparation, support of health care providers, laboratory procedures and clinic operations in a manner that promotes quality patient care. Act as liaison between front office and provider for ensuring timely and orderly patient flow.

Your contribution to the team includes:
Medical Assistant I
• Room and prepare patients for exams, accurately document patient information into the electronic health record and prepare reports needed for patient care.
• Provide assistance with patient exams, minor surgeries and medical procedures.
• Responsible for adherence to clinical processes and procedures based on Medical Practice Standing Order policies established by HealthPoint.
• Prepare and maintain exam rooms, laboratory area and lavatory with supplies.
• Perform in-house lab testing, including but not limited to, venipuncture, hemoglobin, rapid strep, urine chemstrips, blood glucose and pregnancy tests.

Medical Assistant II
• Responsible for lab coverage when necessary and all duties associated with lab coverage (proper labeling and recording of specimens, running controls, completion of control sheets and lab equipment maintenance).
• Provide in-clinic NextGen training and shadowing of new Medical Assistant staff, including Medical Assistant I, Lab Medical Assistants and Medical Assistant Extern students.
• Assigned to be the NextGen Super User for the medical back office
• Room and prepare patients for exams including chief complaint and vital signs and request reports needed for patient care.
• Review and update as necessary patient demographic, medical history, social history, pharmacy, allergy, medications and immunization information

This is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by a Medical Assistant I or II.

Must have’s you’ll need to be successful:
Medical Assistant I
• Must possess an Active Washington State Medical Assistant Certification or Interim Certification. OR, complete MA Registration application at time of hire and successfully complete Interim MA Certification application process within 60 days of date of hire.
• Maintain current certification/licensure as a Medical Assistant in Washington State.
• Ability and willingness to work evening hours and Saturdays.

Medical Assistant II
• Certificate from accredited Medical Assistant program.
• Minimum 6 months Medical Assistant experience and demonstrated leadership.
• NextGen experience.
• At time of hire, must possess an Active Washington State Medical Assistant Certification or Interim Certification.
• Maintain current certification/licensure as a Medical Assistant in Washington State.
• Ability and willingness to work evening hours and Saturdays.

If you know about the following it’s a plus:
• Proficiency in Word, Outlook, and EHR (NextGen)

Proof of immunizations and/or immunity to: COVID-19, MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella), Varicella, Annual Influenza, and TB are required for all employees. Additionally, if you work in a HealthPoint clinic, Tdap (within last 10 years) is required. Hepatitis B. is required for clinical employees with potential exposure to blood/blood products. All immunizations are a condition of employment. Upon hire, employees must provide proof of their immunizations and/or immunity prior to starting or no later than their fifth (5) business day of employment.

Where to gather your records:

If you received immunizations in Washington, Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland or West Virginia, you may visit http://wa.myir.net to create an account and retain proof of your medical records for the immunity/immunization requirements.
If records do not show any data, please seek guidance from your provider for further assistance.

HealthPoint is committed to offering all employees a competitive compensation, benefits and several other perks.
• Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Coverage
• Employee Assistance Program
• Generous PTO Plan
• Paid Holidays
• Opportunity Time Off (extended time off for staff to invest in themselves)
• Retirement Plan with Employer Match
• Voluntary plans at a discount, such as life insurance and identity theft insurance
• Third Party Perks Discounted Movie Tickets, Travel, Hotels, and more
• Growth Opportunities

HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it, regardless of circumstances. Founded in 1971, we believe that the quality of your health care should not depend on how much money you make, what language you speak or what your health is, because everyone deserves great care.

To learn more about HealthPoint, go to www.healthpointchc.org! #practiceyourpassion

It is the policy of HealthPoint to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, because of sensory, physical, or metal disability, genetic information, gender identity or any other factor protected by local, state or federal law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.

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