Medical Assistant - Specialty Clinic Float (Per Diem, Tacoma)

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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Group Health Cooperative Tacoma, WA

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


We are looking for a Medical Assistant to join the Specialty Clinic Float Pool at . This role supports multiple specialty clinics including oncology, orthopedics, cardiology, rheumatology, pulmonology and more. Prefer at least one year ambulatory care experience in a larger, high volume setting, very familiar with electronic medical charting, and the ability to help provide an excellent patient experience. Our ideal candidate has had exposure across multiple specialties.

** Only applications with active credential status of Medical Assistant- Certified or Interim-Medical Assistant Certified with the Washington Department of Health will be considered.**

In this position you will:

* 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.

Education requirements:

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

Experience requirements:

Preferred: 1 year ambulatory care experience.

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: Per Diem
J2W code: NUR5E