Catholic Health Initiatives Medical Assistant - Full Time - Days in TACOMA, Washington
Medical Assistant - Full Time - Days
Franciscan Pulmonary Associates in Tacoma is looking for a Medical Assistant (MA) to join our clinic. Monday through Friday day shift -no weekends!
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!
About Your Position:
As a Medical Assistant, you will work as a member of a care team to provide care and support to patients under the direction of a physician or mid-level provider. Your daily responsibilities will include the following types of things:
Greeting and preparing patients for their visit with the provider by obtaining and recording their vital signs and other information such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem
Assisting with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures such as venous and capillary invasive procedures for blood draws, intradermal (including skin tests), subcutaneous and intramuscular injections
Administering medications and vaccinations
Managing patient flow, ensuring enough time for patient and family education
Preparing and sterilizing instruments and maintaining equipment and patient care areas clean and orderly
Scheduling patient appointments and other administrative duties as needed
Actively participating in continuing education, required meetings and committees as requested
Adhering to CHI Franciscan Health’s Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Washington State Certification as a Medical Assistant-Certified.
One year of recent experience as a Certified Medical Assistant in a clinic or acute care setting is preferred
Must have a current healthcare Basic Life Support (CPR) certification or obtain it within the first 30 days of employment.
Job Patient Care Support
Primary Location WASHINGTON-TACOMA-FMG-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CLINIC
Daily Schedule 9:00am - 5:30pm
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required None
Req ID: 2017-R0115224