Medical Assistant - VM Issaquah Adult Primary Care (Phone Room)
Company: Virginia Mason
Posted on: February 20, 2021
Job Number: 210458 Department: VM Issaquah - Adult Primary Care
Hours: 0 Virginia Mason is seeking a certified Medical Assistant.
You will assist providers and other members of the health care team
in the clinic by performing a variety of back office and
patient-related tasks and ensuring smooth patient and workflow
within the department. You will also perform variety of patient
care procedures within the Medical Assistant (MA) scope of
practice. These procedures may include but are not limited to:
injections, EKGs, ear lavage and blood draws, measuring patient
vital signs (weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, respirations,
and temperature),manage rooming and patient flow including
pre-visit preparation, assisting with the patient visit, and
post-visit duties. You will inform providers of schedule changes
that impact patient flow, assist with front office activities and
varied scheduling tasks and reports test results as directed by the
provider. As a Medical Assistants at Virginia Mason you will
contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to
collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through
our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed
health care by providing patients with easier access to care,
reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and
quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and
abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers
Medical Assistants the chance to focus on what really matters -
your patients. Acts as primary contact for patients, answering
telephones and scheduling patient appointments with providers.
Reminds patients of upcoming appointments. Schedules new or follow
up appointments. Explains logistics related to appointments (e.g.,
appointment time, parking). Routes phone calls per urgent/emergent
guidelines. Coordinates and schedules services for patients and
providers. Maintains provider's daily schedules and communicates
changes. Updates insurance information. Manages information such as
filing, pharm refill line, release/receipt of records, x-rays and
referrals. Perform telephone and in-person screening
- Graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting program, with
Washington State Department of Health Medical Assistant - Certified
(CM) or Medical Assistant Interim (IC) credential required.
- Knowledge of third party payer requirements required.
- Strong aptitude for detail, and ability to work independently,
- Strong organizational, problem solving, communication and
interpersonal skills required. Skill in using a PC required.
Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally
recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care.
With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our
recognition as a Leapfrog Top Hospital of the Decade, Virginia
Mason offers Medical Assistants the opportunity to partner with
exceptionally talented peers at every level. Just as Virginia Mason
is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our
community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and
personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes a
comprehensive compensation and benefits package, and the
opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the
nation, you will find that a Medical Assistant opportunity with
Virginia Mason is one worth taking. We are an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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