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Medical Assistant - Vascular Surgery

Job Description

Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Medical Assistant (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in Vascular Surgery at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

Medical Assistants play a critical role on the Swedish team by supporting the work of physicians and other caregivers, keeping the team organized and assisting patients. You'll need good written and interpersonal communication skills to help people through what can be complex processes and unfamiliar situations.

In this position you will:
  • Greet and room patients in the clinic setting
  • Obtain vital signs and gather pertinent patient information
  • Assist with adult and child immunizations
  • May draw blood; perform common clinic screening tests, such as, but not limited to EKG, lab, X-ray and other diagnostic tests
  • Inform patients of lab results, call in prescriptions to pharmacies and return practitioners phone messages as directed
  • Accurately update electronic medical record (EMR)

  • Qualifications:

    Required qualifications for this position include:
  • Graduate of an accredited medical assisting program
  • State of Washington Medical Assistant Certification; (CM) Certified or (IC) Interim Certified required at the time of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
  • Demonstrated PC skills, i.e. proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally
  • Prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment

  • Preferred qualifications for this position include:
  • Experience using Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
  • Minimum one year of medical assisting in a clinic setting
  • Previous EPIC experience

  • Added Position Benefits:
  • $3,000 Sign-on bonus
  • Relocation available
  • $1,000 employee referral bonus offered

  • About Swedish Medical Group

    Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across more than 130 primary care and specialty care clinics.

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