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Medical Assistant (MA)

Company: Proliance Bellevue Ear Nose & Throat
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Proliance Surgeons is one of the largest surgical practices in the country, with over 450 providers including over 200 board-certified physicians providing treatment at more than 100 care centers in Washington State.At Proliance, our patients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire, develop and engage great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and encourage growth and development to make our organization a great place to work. We draw on the differences in who we are, what weve experienced, and how we think to create Exceptional Outcomes, Personally Delivered.We are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefit and pay package including health coverage, 401k with match and profit share, PTO and more! Check out our main career site for more details at Part of Who We Are!Position SummaryOur physicians and staff work together to ensure that patients receive the highest quality of care. The role of the Medical Assistant is to work collaboratively with physicians, providers, nurses and patients through a variety of tasks related to patient care with a focus on patient experience, safety, quality and efficiency. The medical assistant acts as a patient care coordinator and advocate, maintains clinical supplies, proper documentation and an optimal patient flow and experience, following OSHA/WISHA other compliance and regulatory guidelines.Key Duties & ResponsibilitiesThe Medical Assistant is expected to perform position-related duties that include, but are not limited to:Assist in providing direct patient care for office visit patients may involve:Arranging the exam room instruments and equipment and maintaining suppliesThe disposal of contaminated supplies and sterilizing medical instrumentsPositioning patients for exams and proceduresCollecting and preparing laboratory specimensObtaining vitals, patient history and chief complaintsOther patient care related duties as necessaryAssist provider within clinic procedures may involvePreparing patient exam, dressing and/or procedural areas by using vigorous aseptic technique.Holding patients in position for extended periods of time, manipulating body parts, using instruments to hold procedural or imaging areas immobile, or positioning patients on tablesHanding provider instruments while standing for long periods of timeReport test results to patients as indicated by physician in a timely mannerChart all vital information in electronic record as well as check to be sure all information related to medication, health history and reason for visit is obtained and documentedPerform phone triage, post-op calls and respond to voicemail messages directed to them preferably within same business day, but no later than 24 business hours, and perform action required.Documents all encounters.Maintain patient documentation for visit and communications in person or over the phoneCoordinate care and diagnostic testing at other facilities as indicated by physicianAssist provider in e-scribing, maintaining medication listAssist provider in maintaining communication with referring doctorsMaintain equipment and ensure supplies are stocked and in placeFollow all other daily team duties and special tasks as assignedExperience, Skills and AbilitiesHigh school graduate or equivalentGraduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program preferred, but not required. Will provide trainingCurrent Washington State Medical Assistant Certification preferred, but not required (see above)1-2 years experience in a medical office preferredBasic knowledge of medical terminology and medicationsFamiliarity with or working knowledge of Electronic Medical Records a plusBasic computer knowledge and skills, including data entrySuperior customer service skillsImpeccable integrityGreat interpersonal skills, demonstrating patience, compassion, empathy and the ability to work well with all types of peopleAdherence to all safety, risk management and precautionary procedures, including the consistent respect for confidentiality (HIPAA)Use time efficiently, with attention to quality, detail, accuracy and completionConsistency, timeliness and dependabilityEffective team membership, supporting and working with others to achieve common goalsAbility to adapt to continuous change/flexibilityDemonstrated ability to continuously learnSelf-motivated; able to work with increasing independence, overcome obstacles and challenges with little supervisionClear oral and written communication skillsDemonstrated aptitude to organize and prioritize workCritical thinking and problem-solving skillsSkilled in coping with fast paced often stressful situations with unpredictable circumstances in a professional, safe, and efficient mannerSelf-motivated; able to work following specific guidelines and in accordance with detailed instructions; measure self against standard of excellence, overcome obstacles and challenges with little supervisionWork Environment/Physical DemandsThe work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work may be performed in an office and clinical environment. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is required to sit for long periods of time, stand and walk, bend and stretch. Use of telephone and computer is required. Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 pounds. May requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.This description is intended to encompass essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person. Other functions may be assigned, and leadership retains the right to add or change the duties at any Jobble

Keywords: Proliance Bellevue Ear Nose & Throat, Bellevue , Medical Assistant (MA), Healthcare , Bellevue, Washington

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