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Job Summary

Bellevue Ear Nose and Throat, a division of Proliance Surgeons, Inc., is looking for a full-time Medical Assistant to join our team.

Job Description

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

A Medical Assistant assists physicians, other providers and the rest of the team in delivering patient care. The medical assistant acts as a patient care coordinator and advocate, maintains clinical supplies, maintains proper documentation, assures an optimal patient flow and experience, and follows OSHA/WISHA/other compliance and regulatory guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all aspects of providing direct patient care for patients that come into the office
    • Positioning patients for exams and procedures
    • Do injections as directed
    • Bandaging patients
    • Obtaining vitals and chief complaints
    • Other patient care related duties as necessary
  • Assist provider with in clinic procedures
    • Includes preparing patient surgical areas by using vigorous aseptic technique
    • Holding patients in position for extended periods of time by manipulating body parts, using instruments to hold surgical areas immobile, position patients on tables
    • Handing provider instruments while standing for long periods of time
  • Report test results to patients as indicated by physician in a timely manner
  • Chart 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 documented
  • 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 phone
  • Obtain CT authorization and other prior authorization as needed and requested
  • Assist provider in e-scribing, maintaining medication list
  • Assist provider in maintaining communication with referring doctors
  • Maintain equipment
  • Follow daily team duties as assigned
  • Perform CT when ordered
  • Perform allergy immunization injections when indicated
  • Perform special tasks assigned
  • Stock supplies and clean exam and surgery rooms by lifting materials into place above head, above waist and while bending over.
  • Coordinate care and diagnostic testing at other facilities as indicated by physician
  • Performs all duties within company policies, procedures and regulatory framework

Job Qualifications:

Education / Certification/ Experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of a certified Medical Assistant Program
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Otolaryngology and/or allergy office experience preferred

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, providers and patients efficiently, professionally, and proficiently.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and work efficiently
  • Working knowledge of an electronic medical record
  • Ability to grasp new concepts and skills
  • Knowledge of standard precaution and infection control measures
  • Ability to manage time and tasks effectively to assure maximum productivity
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology and medications
  • Skilled in coping with fast paced often stressful situations with unpredictable circumstances in a professional, safe, and efficient manner
  • Ability to help build the team by encouraging others, supporting others
  • Ability to stifle gossip and rumors by verifying facts
  • Ability to seek clarification, not blame when situations arise
  • Skilled in educating patients in pre and post care as it relates to our specialty
  • Ability to cope and adjust to an ever changing environment
  • Skilled in basic Medical assisting duties, tasks, and processes

How to Apply:

If interested in applying, please email your cover letter and resume through the form below or email to g.smith@proliancesurgeons.com.



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