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Medical Assistant-Rheumatology

Company: Optum
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a sign on bonus! 

The Polyclinic is actively seeking Medical Assistant (MA) for the Madison Center location in Seattle, WA

The Medical Assistant functions as an integral member of the team and is responsible for providing assistance to patients, and nursing staff with direct and indirect patient care, ensuring smooth work and patient flow within the department. 

Hours: Tuesday-Friday; Full-Time 32 Hours.

8:00am-5:00pm, Hours can be flexible.

The Medical Assistant is responsible for and not limited to:

  • Delivering high quality patient care through face-to-face, telephone and electronic contact with for the purpose of examination, treatment, monitoring, and preparation for diagnostic tests or procedure.
  • Notifying the RN and/or provider immediately in situations where the patient is unstable or requires urgent or emergent care.
  • Assisting with care under the direct supervision of the RN and provider.

Preferred Experience and Credentials:

Education: High school diploma; additional education/professional development preferred.

Experience: One to two years of experience as a medical assistant, preferred.

Certification/Licensure:

  • Current Medical Assistant – Certified credential in Washington State
  • Current Interim Medical Assistant – Certified permit in Washington State
  • Required to obtain Medical Assistant – Certified credential in Washington State prior to the interim permit expiration date.


Employees are required to screen for symptoms using an approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe.

Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a worksite building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

Interested in learning more about the healthcare field?  Let’s talk about our Medical Assistant opportunities and your career growth! 
 

Benefits Overview

  • Health, vision and dental benefits
  • Paid time off
  • 401k
  • Life insurance
  • For additional provider (Physician, Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner) benefits click here. 

Keywords: Optum, Seattle , Medical Assistant-Rheumatology, Other , Seattle, Washington

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