Medical Assistant - Certified
Company: Virginia Mason Memorial
Posted on: February 5, 2020
The Medical Assistant provides direct patient care within the scope
of their certification while assisting the provider as needed.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES, include:
- Rooms patients, takes vital signs, identifies chief complaint
and gathers patient's medical history.
- Recognizes and participates in clinical emergencies as
- Provides basic patient education and distributes educational
materials as appropriate.
- Performs immunizations as instructed by the provider.
- Processes requests for patient medication refills as defined in
- Explains discharge or follow-up instructions.
- Cleans and prepares room for next patient, i.e. discards trash
and puts away supplies.
- Continuously employs infection control and blood-borne pathogen
- Assists provider as requested.
- Maintains productivity and clinical flow efficiently.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Graduate
of an accredited Medical Assistant program required.
Experience: One year experience preferred.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State (DOH) Medical
Assistant - Certified licensure required. American Heart
Association BLS required.
Virginia Mason Memorial, part of the Virginia Mason Health System,
is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20+ primary care and
specialty care practices/services. We are a nonprofit community
hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for
more than 60 years. We are seeking remarkable employees with a
passion for patients and customer service to add to our growing
We offer a three-tier benefit plan including medical, dental,
vision coverage, plus a generous 401K plan (with matching!), life
insurance options, competitive compensation, an employee wellness
clinic, and leadership development and education.
Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading healthcare
provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by
improving health, we can transform Yakima! Our vision is to "create
healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each
member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and
their families, with the best medical and individual care possible.
We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect,
Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone
who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would
love to hear from you!
"Virginia Mason Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to
assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential
duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended
to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and
serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of
duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working
conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does
not constitute a contract as employment is at will."
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