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Medical Assistant Registered - Family Medicine

Company: Skagit Regional Health
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Category CNA/LPN/MA Position Medical Assistant Registered - Family Medicine Req Code 19691 Location Skagit Regional Clinics - Mount Vernon Job Summary The information described in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Responsible for coordinating and facilitating patient care activities as assigned for provider(s). This position may float to other departments in support of patient care/organization need. Works effectively and cooperatively within the workplace. Location/Department specific tasks and competencies may apply. Essential Functions Prepare examination room per established procedure. Facilitate efficient patient flow through effective performance of established procedures. Document correctly and succinctly in the medical record in a timely manner. Utilize patient record in an appropriate manner. Perform patient care within scope of license, in support of patient satisfaction initiatives and per organization policies and procedures. Medication administration limited to the administration of eye drops, topical ointments, and vaccines after successful completion of on the job training program. Teach patient and/or family member through utilization of effective organization resources. Facilitate accurate coding, patient referrals, appointment rescheduling and prescription refills. Direct patient calls in an appropriate manner. Ensure that the electronic medical record is complete and accurate through established procedures. Respond to codes in a prompt manner. Maintain ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office (Outlook) and department specific software applications to perform work. Communicate effectively and cooperatively in the workplace. Actively contribute to the achievement of Quality Improvement and Lean Process Improvement activities. Complete all mandatory learning requirements in a timely manner. Maintain current BLS certification as required. Attend and actively participate in all department, team and/or committee meetings. Comply with all Skagit Regional Health, department and location specific policies and procedures. Maintain ability to float to other departments/locations as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor or designee. Education High School graduate or GED required. Successful completion of SRH Medical Assisting on the job training program is required. Experience/Training Previous experience in a health care setting preferred. License/Certification Washington State Medical Assistant - Registered application to be initiated on the first day of the On the Job Training (OJT) program. SRH funds/reimburses the application and renewal fee of the MA-R WA State Certificate. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare provider BLS required within 30 days of hire, prior to working in assigned department. Other Qualifications Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required. Experience with an Electronic Health Record preferred. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. Ability to coordinate work schedule with requirements of position (may include overtime and weekend work) is required.

Keywords: Skagit Regional Health, Seattle , Medical Assistant Registered - Family Medicine, Other , Mount Vernon, Washington

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