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Medical Assistant Certified - Family Practice

Company: Optum
Location: Marysville
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment. 

  • Schedules all appointments and/or procedures following established scheduling guidelines
  • Verifies, schedules and updates pertinent patient information across TEC systems

according to the standard work documentation in the electronic health record


  • Collects data relevant for processing patient requests from patients directly or other

care team members.

  • Communicates patient concerns or changes in patient’s health status to physician or registered nurse.
  • Assists in the coordination of clerical information necessary to provide patient care i.e. referrals, assisting patients with appointments, assists patients with the arrangement of tests and treatments prescribed by physician, or registered nurse,
  • preps prescription refills, enters/gathers patient information regarding Prior Authorizations
  • Registers new patients according to standard work documentation
  • Advises patients of their responsibilities regarding insurance and referral information.
  • Assist with indirect and direct patient care, ensuring smooth work and patient flow within the department.


Successful completion of a Department of Health (DOH) approved accredited medical assistant training program. Has passed or is eligible to sit for (and has minimum of state-issued “Interim MA-Certified Credential) one of the DOH approved examinations.

Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a state approved accredited Medical Assistant program, required.  


Certificate/License Current BLS certification required. Certification from the American Association of Medical Assistants preferred. Certification from WA State Department of Health as a Medical Assistant-Certified required.

Keywords: Optum, Seattle , Medical Assistant Certified - Family Practice, Other , Marysville, Washington

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