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Medical Assistant Physical Medicine

Company: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Up to $5,000 Sign On bonus, MA-C start at $25/hr and increases from there dependent on commensurate experience and internal equity.

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state - CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. - While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, -annual bonus eligibility, -and more!
Virginia Mason Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic is seeking a certified Medical Assistant in our amulatory clinic. Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), also known as physiatry or rehabilitation medicine, aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. We use non-surgical regenerative medicine and new treatments to heal tissues and organs and restore function lost due to aging, disease, damage, or defects..

The Medical Assistant Certified is responsible for assisting the medical and nursing staff by performing clerical and clinical support tasks as directed. MA-C provides a setting for the pre- and post- non-surgical procedural care the patient will require that includes patient flow, rooming and taking medical histories, interviewing, screening and the work-up of patients, on-going patient assessment, maintaining clinic and exam room environment. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Understanding the difference between sterile/aseptic environments and unsterile environments.
  • Identifying distinct processes for cleaning of Exam Rooms
  • Anticipating the needs of the patient and clinician to facilitate the smooth and timely flow of the procedure.
  • Managing maintenance needs of equipment including regular maintenance and repairs, coordinating with vendors and Practice Manager as necessary.
  • Reporting repair needs to the manager and follows through to ensure repairs are completed as observed by the supervisor.
  • Demonstrating skill in observing and communicating patient needs.Assisting MD in designated activities 90-95% of the time.
  • Performing other related duties as needed and/or directed.
  • Demonstrating accountability and responsibility in daily performance of role.
  • Coordinating schedules for patients and providers, and other clinical tasks that support our providers in patient care.

    Our Medical Assistants at Virginia Mason 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.
    - 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, required.
    - 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.

Keywords: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle , Medical Assistant Physical Medicine, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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