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Medical Assistant - Carol Milgard Breast Center

Company: TRA Medical Imaging
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPay: $41,782-$50,822 per yearPosition(s) available at:

  • Carol Milgard Breast CenterJob Summary:This job is responsible for providing support to technologists and receptionists. Interviews patients, measures and records information in patient charts. Prepare and maintain examination and treatment areas. This position may also responsible for disposal of biohazard materials. Medical Assistant, Registered displays a high level of customer service skills, multi-tasking skills, and is a strong team player. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within an imaging center. Relies on limited judgement and experience to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Reports to site manager. Essential Job Functions:
  • Assist technologist with paperwork and call reports.
  • Telephone and in-person screening, limited to intake and gathering of information without requiring exercise of judgement.
  • Research and request prior exams as needed.
  • Prepare patients for their exams.
  • When needed, assist technologist with patient during exam.
  • Assist technologist in preparing exam rooms.
  • When needed, obtain labs pertinent to the studies being done (i.e., BUN and Creatinine for CT/enhanced x-rays; Glucose for Nuc Med) on patients falling under proper criteria (i.e., over 70, diabetic, renal issues, etc.)
  • Upload CD images and burn CD's
  • When needed, maintain and record medication records.
  • Receive patients and escort them to the proper imaging area and then to the reception area following the exams.
  • Urethral catherization when appropriately trained.
  • Take patient vital signs.
  • May observe and report patient's signs and symptoms.
  • Follow up on test results.
  • Assist Registration Specialists as needed.
  • Provide accurate information to key customers.
  • Check work email daily.
  • Perform all other related duties as assignedQualifications:Education/Work Experience
    • High school diploma or GED required
    • One year clinical and/or office experience preferred.
    • Registered Medical Assistant in WA state
    • Current BLS certification required Job Knowledge/Skills
      • Have strong knowledge of RIS, and PACS systems
      • Have general knowledge of radiology procedures including: Mammography, CT, Bone Densitometry, Ultrasound, MRI, IR, X-Ray, and Nuclear Medicine
      • Requires effective oral and written skills
      • Ability to manage multiple tasks and carry out instructions effectively
      • Ability to demonstrate effective customer service skills
      • Communicate professionally with other medical facilities, patients, and customers
      • Ability to manage multiple tasks and carry out instructions effectivelyPhysical Requirements Work is classified as moderate in physical requirements. Must be able to assist in supporting patients of varying weight. Ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction. Also requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment as necessary.Mental RequirementsWork requires high attention to detail and the ability to handle mentally stressful situations. The ability to maintain high level of sensitivity towards confidential information is also required.Working/Environmental ConditionsWork environment consists of normal office or administrative working conditions. There may be exposure to communicable diseases. There will be limited exposure to ionizing radiation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Keywords: TRA Medical Imaging, Tacoma , Medical Assistant - Carol Milgard Breast Center, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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