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Medical Assistant Float
The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider with back office duties in the outpatient management of patients and completing or assisting with front office duties. This position is a vital part of the office team that cares for patients in the clinic setting working under the direction of a physician. This position works closely with the physicians, other clinical staff, and front office staff. Work situations are a variety of clinical functions within a clinic setting requiring knowledge and integration of available standards, resources, and data; discretion; good judgment; diplomacy; decision making; and a customer service attitude. Acting as the patient advocate the Medical Assistant has continuous contact with physicians, patients, patient families/ significant others, community agencies, and MHS patient care staff and management.
Completion of an accredited medical assisting program required.
2 years experience in a primary care or specialty clinic required
Previous experience in a multi-specialty physician clinic preferred
Washington Department of Health Medical Assistant - Certified or Interim Certificate required upon date of hire
CPR/AED certified for a Health Care Provider required