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Medical Assistant I or II

Company: HealthPoint
Location: Kent
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Assistant I or II - $1,000.00 Signing Bonus Would you like to have a career that makes a daily difference in people's lives? Do you want to be part of a caring, respectful, diverse community? If you answered yes to these questions, keep reading!HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing expert, high-quality care to all who need it, regardless of circumstances. Founded in 1971, we believe that the quality of your health care should not depend on how much money you make, what language you speak or what your health is, because everyone deserves great care.The hiring range for Medical Assistant I is $21.67 - $28.35. The hiring range for Medical Assistant II is $24.50 - $31.08. The full range for this position is $20.00 - $31.08 per hour. Compensation is dependent on skills and experience.Did you know HealthPoint funds 100% employer-paid health insurance benefits for employee only coverage (Based on Plan Selections)? This includes medical, dental, and vision benefits. Does this sound good to you? Check out what you'll do at HealthPoint as a Medical Assistant and what we offer to our employees.Position Summary:Responsible for back-office functions including patient preparation, support of health care providers, laboratory procedures and clinic operations in a manner that promotes quality patient care. Act as liaison between the front office and provider to ensure timely and orderly patient flow.Your contribution to the team includes:Medical Assistant IRoom and prepare patients for exams, accurately document patient information into the electronic health record and prepare reports needed for patient care.Provide assistance with patient exams, minor surgeries and medical procedures.Responsible for adherence to clinical processes and procedures based on Medical Practice Standing Order policies established by HealthPoint.Prepare and maintain exam rooms, laboratory area and lavatory with supplies.Perform in-house lab testing, including but not limited to, venipuncture, hemoglobin, rapid strep, urine chemstrips, blood glucose and pregnancy tests.Medical Assistant IIResponsible for lab coverage when necessary and all duties associated with lab coverage (proper labeling and recording of specimens, running controls, completion of control sheets and lab equipment maintenance).Provide in-clinic NextGen training and shadowing of new Medical Assistant staff, including Medical Assistant I, Lab Medical Assistants and Medical Assistant Extern students.Assigned to be the NextGen Super User for the medical back officeRoom and prepare patients for exams including chief complaint and vital signs and request reports needed for patient care.Review and update as necessary patient demographic, medical history, social history, pharmacy, allergy, medications, and immunization informationThis is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by a Medical Assistant I or II.Must have's you'll need to be successful:Medical Assistant IMust possess an Active Washington State Medical Assistant Certification or Interim Certification. OR complete MA Registration application at time of hire and successfully complete Interim MA Certification application process within 60 days of date of hire.Maintain current certification/licensure as a Medical Assistant in Washington State.Ability and willingness to work evening hours and Saturdays.Medical Assistant IICertificate from accredited Medical Assistant program.Minimum 6 months Medical Assistant experience and demonstrated leadership.NextGen experience.At time of hire, must possess an Active Washington State Medical Assistant Certification or Interim Certification.Maintain current certification/licensure as a Medical Assistant in Washington State.Ability and willingness to work evening hours and Saturdays.If you know about the following its a plus:Proficiency in Word, Outlook, and EHR (NextGen). HealthPoint is implementing a new EHR (Epic) in 2024!HealthPoint is committed to offering all employees a competitive compensation package, including benefits and several other perks.Medical, Dental, and Vision for employees and their families/dependents. Employee only coverage is available at no cost to the employee.PTO Plan for full-time benefited and part-time benefited employees. 17-day accrual in year one. (pro-rated accruals for part-time benefited employees)Extended Illness Time Away of 40 hours. (pro-rated for part-time benefited employees)8 paid holidays and 3 floating holidaysCompassion Time Away (this benefit gives staff flexibility to care for or support a terminally ill family member) up to 40 hours.Opportunity Time Off (extended time off for staff to invest in themselves) up to 8 weeks.Retirement Plan with Employer Match.HSA, FSA plansLife Insurance, AD&D and Disability CoverageEmployee Assistance ProgramWellness ProgramVoluntary plans at a discount, such as life insurance, critical illness and accident insurance, identity theft insurance, and pet insurance.Third Party Perks Discounted Movie Tickets, Travel, Hotels, and moreDevelopment and Growth OpportunitiesProof of vaccination for COVID-19 is required, prior to start. All new employees are also required to show proof of immunizations and/or immunity to MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), Varicella, annual Influenza and TB QuantiFERON Gold Titer. Additionally, if you work in a HealthPoint clinic, Tdap (within last 10 years) is required. Hepatitis B. is required for clinical employees with potential exposure to blood/blood products. All immunizations are a condition of employment. Upon hire, employees must provide proof of their immunizations and/or immune titer results prior to starting or no later than their fifth (5) business day of employment.Where to gather your records:If you received immunizations in Washington, Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland or West Virginia, you may visit to create an account and retain proof of your medical records for the immunity/immunization requirements.If records do not show any data, please seek guidance from your provider for further assistance.To learn more about HealthPoint, go to ! It is the policy of HealthPoint to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, because of sensory, physical, or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity or any other factor protected by local, state or federal law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.

Keywords: HealthPoint, Kent , Medical Assistant I or II, Healthcare , Kent, Washington

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