Orthopedic Medical Assistant (Medical Assistant, ATC, or LPN)Print

Job Summary

Orthopedic Physician Associates, a division of Proliance Surgeons, Inc., located minutes from downtown Seattle, is looking for a dynamic individual to join our clinical team as an Assistant to Physician.

Job Description

Posted: 06/27/2017
Status: Full Time
Type: Clinical
City: Seattle, WA

The primary role of the Assistant to Physician is to provide direct clinical and administrative support to the aligned physician(s), including patient triage of phone calls, questions and correspondence.  The ideal candidate will exhibit a professional appearance and demeanor, and be a highly organized team player. Outstanding phone etiquette and consistently demonstrating a compassionate, positive personality with patients, physicians and staff is required.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist physicians with patients seen in the office
  • Minor office procedures (removing sutures, dressing changes, etc.)
  • Take history for new patients
  • Answer medical questions in the office and on the phone; screening appointments
  • Patient surgery and test scheduling
  • Pre and post-operative patient education
  • Post-operative follow-up with patients
  • Prescription callbacks
  • Serve as liaison between physician and patient

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person and via phone
  • Expertise in exhibiting cooperation, flexibility and providing assistance when interfacing with patients, physicians and staff
  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Understanding and respecting the need for confidentiality
  • Consistency and timeliness in attendance

Education/Experience Desired:

  • Certification as ATC, CMA or MA-R
  • Outpatient orthopedic experience desired
  • EPIC and/or NextGen experience desired

 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including paid parking in the downtown Seattle vicinity or a public transportation stipend, and an opportunity to work with a wonderful team for great physicians!  

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please email your cover letter and resume (including desired salary) through the form below or email to oparesumes@proliancesurgeons.com

 

To learn more about OPA visit us on the web at: https://www.opaortho.com/



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