Northwest Integrated Health

24 Hour Referral Line 253-200-0300


Certified Medical Assistant

Job description

Reports to Location
Office Manager Varies in Pierce County
FSLA Schedule
Non-Exempt/Hourly Varies between the hours of 7a-7p
Will depend on experience

Job Summary:

NWIH is seeking Medical Assistant to assist providers and other members of the health care team in clinic offices by performing a variety of back office and patient-related tasks and ensuring smooth patient and work flow within the department. The Medical Assistant performs a variety of patient care procedures within the Medical Assistant (MA) scope of practice, which may include but is not limited to: injections, EKGs, ear lavage and blood draws, measuring patient vital signs (weight, height, blood pressure, pulse, respirations, and temperature),manage rooming and patient flow, including pre-visit preparation, assisting with the patient visit, and post-visit duties, informs provider of schedule changes that impact patient flow, may assist with front office activities and varied scheduling tasks and reports test results as directed by the provider.

Job Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent

* Graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting program, with Washington State Department of Health Medical Assistant - Certified (CM) or Medical Assistant Interim (IC) credential required.

* Strong aptitude for detail, and ability to work independently, required.

* Strong organizational, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills required. Skill in using a PC required.

* At least 3 months previous experience working in a clinic environment

Job Requirements:

* 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.