Medical Assistant - Heart Care (40 hrs/wk)

Medical Assistant Kirkland, Washington

Department: Heart Care
Job Type: Full-Time Shift: Day
Hours/Week: 40
Req: 41385


Description

***Up to $3,000.00 sign on bonus for experienced MA's with a minimum of one year experience and new employee of EvergreenHealth***

***Up to $1,500.00 sign on bonus for new MA graduates***


Job Summary:
Responsible for assisting with the care of all patients within established standards of care, policies, procedures, and guidelines established by Eastside Cardiology and the State of Washington. Seeks to assure the patient has a good experience at ECA and is informed and well cared for from the beginning to the end of the visit.

Primary Duties:
1.Greets and rooms patient's per standard.
2.Takes patients history and vital signs.
3.Prepares patients for exam.
4.Assists provider with exam/surgical procedures and diagnostic testing.
5.Maintains appropriate sterile environment for the clinical procedure or situation, adhering to the Washington State standard for transmission precautions.
6.Administers injections (intradermal, subcutaneous and intramuscular) per provider orders.

Competencies:
•Must utilize EMR efficiently and follow appropriate processes for entering and retrieving data from EMR.
•Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.

Qualifications:

REQUIRED for the position:
•High School graduate or equivalent or applicable coursework to be applied to obtain required WA State Medical Assistant Certification.
•Current WA State MA-C licensure
•Current Healthcare Provider BLS certification by date of hire
•Proficient with medical terminology

DESIRED for the position:
•National certification through the American Associations of Medical Assistants (AAMA) strongly preferred.
•1 year of MA experience in a medical office or healthcare setting.