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Medical Assistant Float

Company: CHI Franciscan Medical Group
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 


CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

 

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:

 

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

*** $3,000 SIGN-ON BONUS for fulltime Clinic Medical Assistants positions *** (sign on bonus applies to external hires only and must meet company guidelines for bonus payout)

 

Franciscan Medical Group is currently seeking a full-time Clinic Medical Assistant Float for the Franciscan Regional Float Pool in King County. Certified Medical Assistants may apply for an excellent opportunity to learn clinical details across both primary and specialty CHI Franciscan clinics. You receive additional compensation for your flexibility to travel within the Puget Sound area as you expand your knowledge in ambulatory patient care. Come join our high performing clinical float pool team!

 

NOTE: Float Pool Supervisor is willing to discuss Region that will work best for you! King, Pierce and Peninsula Regions!

 

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the health care provider, Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols. Support of regional clinics by driving to various assigned locations. 
If assigned to the centralized FMG Float Pool, an incumbent provides patient care services to the assigned clinic/work unit as needed to meeting staffing needs.  Requires frequent driving to assigned location(s).
 
Key Responsibilities: 

  • Perform general patient care by following established standards and procedures.
    Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.
  • Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem.
  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
  • May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKG’s.
  • May pend orders in the EHR for provider sign off as directed. 
  • Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.
  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.
  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
  • Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager or healthcare provider(s).
  • Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights using HIPAA compliance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, supervisor, Lead or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

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Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma (or GED equivalent) and completion of a Medical Assistant certification program at an accredited institution that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities.
  • One year experience as a Medical Assistant preferred.

Licensure/Certification

  • Current certification by the State of Washington as a Medical Assistant.
  • Must have a current Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain it within the first 30 days of employment.
     
    If assigned to the FMG Float Pool, current driver’s license and ability to drive to assigned location(s).

Keywords: CHI Franciscan Medical Group, Tacoma , Medical Assistant Float, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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