Medical Assistant II
Location Medical Office Hours: Monday – Tuesday 8:00am – 8:00pm and Wednesday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Employment Type: Full-time; 40hr/week
Would you like to have a career that makes a daily difference in people’s lives? Do you want to be part of a caring, respectful, diverse community? If you answered yes to these questions, keep reading!
HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it, regardless of circumstances. Founded in 1971, we believe that the quality of your health care should not depend on how much money you make, what language you speak or what your health is, because everyone deserves great care.
The Medical Assistant II position is responsible for back office functions including patient preparation, support of health care providers, laboratory procedures and clinic operations in a manner that promotes quality patient care. Act as liaison between front office and provider for ensuring timely and orderly patient flow.
Your contribution to the team includes:
Responsible for lab coverage when necessary and all duties associated with lab coverage (proper labeling and recording of specimens, running controls, completion of control sheets and lab equipment maintenance).
Provide in-clinic NextGen training and shadowing of new Medical Assistant staff, including Medical Assistant I, Lab Medical Assistants and Medical Assistant Extern students.
Assigned to be the NextGen Super User for the medical back office
Room and prepare patients for exams including chief complaint and vital signs and request reports needed for patient care.
Document accurately and thoroughly patient information into the electronic health record
Review and update as necessary patient demographic, medical history, social history, pharmacy, allergy, medications and immunization information
Provide assistance with patient exams, minor surgeries and medical procedures.
Responsible for adherence to clinical processes and procedures based on Medical Practice Standing Order policies established by HealthPoint.
Prepare and maintain exam rooms, laboratory area and lavatory with supplies before the start of the day, at the end of the day and as needed throughout the day.
Demonstrate a commitment to collaboratively working with providers on meeting clinic goals and measures.
Perform in-house lab testing including but not limited to, venipuncture, hemoglobin, rapid strep, urine chemstrips, microscopic, wet mounts, blood glucose and pregnancy tests.
Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including, but not limited to, injections, vaccinations, EKGs, spirometry, audiometry and nebulizer treatments.
Provide instructions to patients on the use of medications, home care and general health information as directed by the provider.
Provide phone triage support for patient appointments, respond to patient calls including back up for STAT calls.
Provide telephone refilling of medications. Record medication refills in patient charts. Follow up with patient on prescription refills.
Provide accurate lab test results by phone or mail to patients as directed by provider.
Complete diagnostic and referral forms according to procedures.
Print daily the IIS immunization report to assist with prep for MA’s.
Sanitize used equipment with appropriate sterilizing techniques.
Provide liaison between front office and providers ensuring timely and orderly patient flow throughout the clinic.
Follow established procedures for opening and closing the clinic each day.
Comply with HIPAA/Confidentiality policies and procedures.
Must have’s you’ll need to be successful:
Certificate from accredited Medical Assistant program.
Minimum 6 months Medical Assistant experience and demonstrated leadership.
At time of hire, must possess an Active Washington State Medical Assistant Certification or Interim Certification.
Maintain current certification/licensure as a Medical Assistant in Washington State.
If you know about the following it’s a plus:
Proficiency in Word, Outlook and EHR (NextGen)
The Rich Benefits and Perks:
Medical Health Insurance and Wellness Program
Vision & dental plan
Flexible Spending Account – both daycare and healthcare
AFLAC supplementary insurance
Retirement plans with company match
Generous paid time off
Growth and development opportunities
And much more!
To learn more about HealthPoint, go to www.healthpointchc.org!
It is the policy of HealthPoint to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, because of sensory, physical, or metal disability, genetic information, gender identity or any other factor protected by local, state or federal law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.