Swedish Medical Group is looking for a Senior Medical Assistant \(1\.0 FTE, Day Shift\) to work in Ambulatory Behavioral Health at the Ballard Clinic in Seattle, WA\.
The Senior Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting with and providing patient care, under the supervision of a practitioner\. They will serve as a mentor and resource to Medical Assistants and other office staff by providing support, guidance and training as needed\.
In this position you will:
Responsible for scheduling procedures and/or services needed by making arrangements with departments; verifying times with patients; preparing charts, pre\-admission and consent forms
Responsible for the daily operations and planning of workflow for the clinic support staff to ensure that all team members know what their priorities
Responsible for training new hires and/or cross\-training employees from other areas of the department, as needed
Greet and prepare patients for the practitioner; obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem\. Perform sight and hearing tests as indicated
Arrange for patient testing, referrals and/or hospital admission under direction of the provider
Schedule patient appointments and perform other clerical duties as needed
Epic super\-user providing support for end users with their daily workflows in department; attend regularly scheduled super\-user meetings as a department liaison
Required qualifications for this position include:
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
Demonstrated PC skills, i\.e\. proficient with MS Office products including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Must possess basic knowledge of medications and their use, to include brand and generic names
Prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment, including handling confidential data with discretion
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Min 5 years experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinic setting
Experience using Electronic Medical Records \(EMR\), preferably EPIC
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 108 primary care and specialty care clinics\.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our Non\-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well\-being of each person we serve\.
Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence\. Swedish has grown to become the largest non\-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers\. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work\. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment\. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer\. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law\.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.