264250 – 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 the 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:

Greets and prepares patients for the practitioner. Obtains and records vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem.
Provides patient mobility assistance as necessary.
May draw blood, perform EKGs; assists with diagnostic tests and clinical procedures to appropriate level of training and established procedures.
Obtains non-invasive body fluid specimens.
Under supervision of practitioner or nurse supervisor, administers approved medications via oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular or intradermal routes.
Required qualifications for this position include:

Graduate of certified medical assistant program.
Washington State Medical Assistant Certified or Medical Assistant Interim certification.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).
One year medical assisting experience in a clinic setting.

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.