258661 – Medical Assistant, Licensed MA-C – Breast Care Center

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Health for a Better World.

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Medical Assistant, Licensed MA-C (0.8 FTE, DAY SHIFT) to work in Breast Care Center at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.
The Medical Assistant, Licensed MA-C plays a vital role on the direction of the Nursing Supervisor, Clinic Manager or appropriate staff to provide basic patient care to assigned patients.

In this position you will:

Greet and prepare patients for the practitioner. Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem.
Under supervision of the practitioner, inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners phone messages.
Document all interactions in patient’s medical record.
Under supervision of practitioner or nurse supervisor, administer approved medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intradermal routes.
Obtain non-invasive body fluid specimens.
May draw blood, perform EKGs; assist with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to appropriate level of training as established procedures.
Provide patient mobility assistance as necessary.

 

Required qualifications for this position include:

Graduate of certified medical assistant program.
Current CPR certification or ability to obtain within one month of hire.
Washington State Medical Assistant Certified or Medical Assistant Interim certification.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:

One year medical assisting experience in a clinic setting preferred.

About the First Hill Campus
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

To apply for this job please visit swedish.jobs.