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Position Summary: The Medical Assistant performs direct and indirect patient care in a clinical area, assisting physician with patient care and follow-up. Interviews patients and assist them in preparing for exam or treatment; Takes blood pressure, pulse and weighs patients; Takes other information as directed by physician; Schedules appointments, surgeries and special procedures; Sets up and assist physician with routine and special procedures and exams; Checks, restocks, orders supplies, and cleans equipment for assigned clinic areas; Charts as necessary, file reports and use of computer; Phones in prescriptions and refills to the pharmacy; Maintains a safe and clean environment for patients, coworkers and physicians; Answer phones providing routine information to patients and take messages for the physicians and staff.
Minimum Requirements: One (1) year experience in physician's office or other medical facility preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Completion of an accredited program for Medical Assistants required Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified (MA-C) or Interim Certification for one year before obtaining MA-C Exception to the above requirements made for applicants from a MultiCare sponsored/endorsed program such as the MA-Resident or MA-Apprenticeship programs.
Position Type: On-Call/Per-Diem Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Variable
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.