Job Posted October 13, 2021

Certified Medical Assistant

Opening with Proliance Surgeons Everett Bone & Joint
Job Role: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time

Overview

Position Summary

Clinic Summary –  Everett Bone and Joint Clinic

Everett Bone and Joint Clinic is the premier Orthopedic Surgery group in Everett Washington. We are board certified physicians specializing in treating disorders of the bones, joints, nerves and muscles.  We also have an accredited surgical facility on site and a MRI facility nearby.

Position Summary – Certified Medical Assistant

The Certified Medical Assistant will provide skilled nursing care under physician supervision in a clinical setting

  • Escorts patients to examination rooms, checks vital signs, performs nursing assessment, takes histories, prepares patient for exam, and maintains a timely clinic patient flow.
  • Prepares the chart according to policy. Fully documents progress notes from all patient interactions, including current medications, allergies, presenting problem or complaint.
  • Maintains medical records, problem list and medication logs.
  • Prepares and administers medications as delegated by provider, within scope of license.
  • Prepares for procedures and minor surgeries, assists provider following procedure guidelines and safety standards. Maintains updated procedure guidelines.
  • Makes arrangements for prescriptions and refills, tests, referrals and appointments.
  • Calls in prescription refills and completes documentation.
  • Obtains lab results and charts for physician review.
  • Returns patient calls and assists with patient education.
  • Maintains exam rooms, nursing stations and procedure rooms. Cleans and stocks work areas following guidelines. Cleans and follows disinfection and sterilization procedures using universal precautions as stated in OSHA and policy guidelines.
  • Monitors appointment schedules for current day and upcoming week. Informs provider of schedule changes and reviews schedule for next day.
  • Informs patient and front desk of schedule changes and current waiting time.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.
  • Help Triage with phone calls and assist other clinical staff as needed.
  • Maintains a high level of education and understanding of current clinical standards and trends through reading, in-services, seminars and other CME opportunities.
  • Demonstrates interest and initiative regarding safety issues for both patient and personal safety.

The essential qualities necessary include, but are not limited to:

  • Effective communication
  • Pleasant and positive personality
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask
  • Composure in a fast paced work environment
  • Flexible to change as we continually adapt to meet the needs of our patients
  • Familiarity with electronic health records (EHR)

Education/Experience

  • Current WA State Medical Assistant Certification
  • Two years’ experience in an orthopedic environment is desired

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Problem solving skills
  • Skill in using a computer
  • Knowledge of orthopedics
  • Outpatient clinical organizational ability

  • Some bending and stretching required.
  • Use of telephone is required.
  • Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard.
  • Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

How we are protecting team members from COVID-19?
Employee and patient health and safety is our top priority. At Proliance, we are adhering to CDC, State and local orders regarding COVID-19 and have implemented processes and precautions across our facilities to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Following the most recent vaccination mandate for healthcare workers in Washington State, and our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and patients, all Proliance employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon hire, or proof of a medical or religious exemption.

Proliance Surgeons offers a generous benefits package including Medical/RX, Dental, Vision, 401k with profit sharing and more! Plus ALL of our employees enjoy the free perks of our employee purchasing program offering a variety of discounts on purchases made every day – including cell phone service!


Proliance Surgeons is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.


All employment decisions at Proliance Surgeons are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

1100 Pacific Avenue Suite 300
Everett, WA 98201-4261

(425) 339-8273

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