Certified Medical Assistant

Website Pacific Endometriosis and Pelvic Surgery

Private practice surgical clinic

Pacific Endometriosis and Pelvic Surgery is a busy private medical practice located in Gig Harbor, WA focused on the treatment of Endometriosis and Urogynecology. We are seeking a full time Medical Assistant to join our team immediately.

Benefits:

Full Time Position

Monday-Friday position

Medical/dental benefits offered

Medical Assistant Job Description

Assist in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a provider. Interview patients, measure vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight and height) and record information on patients’ charts. Prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Prepare & maintain treatment rooms for examination of patients. Answer telephones, screen callers, relay messages and greet visitors and other miscellaneous tasks.

Requires a high school diploma and medical assistant certificate and 0-2 years of experience in a related field preferred. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks.  Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Work under immediate supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Responsibilities:

Welcome patients by greeting them in person or on the telephone
Verify patient information by interviewing patient, recording medical history, confirming purpose of visit
Prepare patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room
Perform preliminary physical tests; take blood pressure, weight and temperature; report patient history summary
Secure patient information and maintain patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential
Counsel patients by transmitting physician’s orders and questions about surgery
Educate patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions; answering questions
Maintain safe, secure and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations
Keep supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, verifying receipt
Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading professional publications
Complete records by recording patient examination, treatment and test results
Assisting providers with the completion of Family Medical Leave paperwork for surgery
Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping patient care information confidential
Serve and protect the physician or healthcare provider practice by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations
Medical assistant top skills & proficiencies:

 

Professionalism
Customer Service
Inventory Management
Written and Verbal Communication
Clinical Skills
Health Promotion and Maintenance
Procedural Skills
Documentation Skills
Inventory Control
Planning
Dependability
Teamwork
Supply Management
Organization
Customer Focus
Confidentiality
Bedside Manner
Scheduling
Medical Teamwork
 

 

 

To apply for this job email your details to Lindsey@pacificendo.net