Medical Assistant - Primary Care (0.90 FTE, Capitol Hill)

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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 2/17/2017

Group Health Cooperative Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


The Medical Assistant (36 hours/week) is an integral member of our Family Health Center and will focus on patients of all ages. This position will be located at our Central Medical Center in Seattle's diverse and vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Your role:

As a Medical Assistant, you will provide direct and indirect nursing care to patients in routine nursing situations, under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse or provider. Function under the direct supervision of the RN or provider in complex situations in which the patient is unstable or requires urgent or emergent care. Additional responsibilities include:

* Provide overall rooming support to the team.

* Use EMR to obtain and transmit information.

* Obtain pertinent history and vital signs.

* Give limited information/results to patients within scope of practice.

* Coordinate referrals to other specialty clinics.

* Coordinate clerical functions.

* Prepare and stock exam and workrooms.

* Maintain instruments, equipment and supplies.


Monday through Friday (variable) from 8:20AM - 5:20PM. As a part-time employee, you will have a half day off each week or one day off every other week. Please note that the day off is dependent on the clinic's schedule and staffing needs.


Central Medical Center (201 16th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112) is served by Metro bus routes 8, 10, 43, and Sound Transit's Link Light Rail is only half a mile (10 minutes) from Group Health.

Employees have access to a subsidized ORCA pass for $38 with unlimited access to King County Metro Transit, Community Transit, Everett Transit, Kitsap Transit, Pierce Transit, and Sound Transit including busses, trains, light rails, trolley cars, and more. Ferry Services may also be loaded on the pass for an additional monthly cost.

Experience Requirements:

Preferred: Family Practice MA experience including obstetrics and pediatrics

Knowledge Requirements:

Minimum: Basic or limited knowledge and skills listed on the Group Health Medical Assistant Competencies/Skills Inventory.

Preferred: Knowledge of Patient Centered Integrated Care Model

Education Requirements:

Minimum: High School/GED. Graduate of accredited program as Medical Assistant.

Certification Requirements:

Minimum: At time of hire Medical Assistant-Certified credential or Interim Medical Assistant-Certified credential. Washington State Department of Health issued credential. Interim credential expires 1 year from date of issuance. Able to obtain shortly after hire Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification or must obtain within 90 days of hire.

Group Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.
Schedule: Part-time
J2W code: NUR5E, D1V