Registered Medical Assistant - Urgent Care - West Seattle


: $230,330.00 - $230,330.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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Job Type: Full Time

Scheduled Hours per 2 Week Pay Period: 80
Daily Schedule: Variable 12 hour shifts
Weekends Required: Yes

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!

Job Summary:
Under the clinical supervision of physicians, responsible for providing and coordinating medical care through direct and/or electronic patient contact according to a licensed provider's orders and in conformance with recognized medical assisting, nursing techniques and established policy and procedures. Performs a variety of tasks which support both front and Back Office functions.
Demonstrates initiative, insight and proper judgment in making decisions while working in compliance with OSHA, WISHA and TFPC safety standards and within pre-established professional standards and guidelines.

Essential Duties:
Performs general medical office duties, including answering phones, making appointments, registering patients, updating medical carts and verifying insurance information and coverage.

Responds to incoming patient phone calls; answers questions, makes appointments, processes prescription refills and directs/instructs patient and/or family members regarding prescription and treatment instructions according to the provider guidelines and orders.

Maintains patient medical records, accurately and correctly documents clinical information in the medical record; shares clinical information with internal/external publics in accordance with CHI Franciscan privacy policies and procedures.

Maintains efficient patient flow by professionally greeting patients, escorting them to the treatment area and updating the medical record with vital sighs and relevant patient history.

Responds to verbal and electronic patient requests for information and assistance using proper policies, reference tools and provider instructions.

Coordinates referrals for patient tests, specialist appointments and hospital visits as need as well as ensuring appropriate insurance authorization is obtained if necessary.

Maintains safe, clean and adequately-supplied working environment through proper disposal of general waste, clean-up of clinical care areas, properly disposing of hazardous materials and sharps, including replacing sharps containers as needed and wearing proper personal protective equipment.

Maintains and cleans a variety of equipment and instruments used in the clinic as required and in ways which ensure proper sterilization and cleanliness.

Prepares supplies and equipment and aids provider during treatment, procedures, exams and testing of patients.

Prepares patients for, and assists with, routine and specialty examinations, procedures, treatments and minor office surgeries utilizing no more than local anesthesia.

Immediately notifies supervisor of potentially hazardous or unsafe situations or injuries regarding both patients and staff.

Cultural Sensitivity and Competence:
Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services.

Patient Population Served:
Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department's defined specific populations served.
Performs related duties as required.

Additional Responsibilities:
Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. Education/Experience:
Any combination of experience or education that would demonstrate the job knowledge/abilities to perform the duties of the position. One year of work experience as a Medical Assistant preferred.

Must be endorsed by a health care practitioner, clinic or group practice that meets the qualifications and registered with Washington State Department of Health within 60 days of hire.
Current healthcare provider BLS Certification.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Market: CHI-Franciscan Medical Group

Associated topics: clinic, family practice, family practice physician, nocturnist, outpatient, physician, physician md, practitioner, primary, primary care * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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