Job Posted May 1, 2022

Medical Assistant

Opening with Proliance Surgeons Bellevue Ear, Nose & Throat
Job Role: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time

Overview

Position Summary

This full time position will be part of a dynamic team of Medical Assistants who support Bellevue ENT physicians at our Issaquah and Bellevue locations. In this role, the Medical Assistant (MA) will collaborate with physicians, other providers and the rest of the team in delivering patient care. As a patient care coordinator and advocate, the MA will maintain proper documentation, optimal patient flow and experience, clinical exam supplies and equipment while following compliance and regulatory guidelines in the delivery of care.

• Assist in all aspects of providing direct patient care for office visit patients
 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

• Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently
• Ability to communicate with co-workers, providers and patients effectively and professionally.
• Ability to organize, prioritize and work efficiently
• Working knowledge of an electronic medical record
• Ability to grasp new concepts and skills
• Knowledge of standard safety precautions 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.
• 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

• High school graduate or equivalent
• Graduate of a certified Medical Assistant Program
• Certified Medical Assistant required
• Experience with ENT or surgical practice preferred

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. 

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1231 116th Avenue NE Suite 915
Bellevue, WA 98004-4623

(425) 454-2568

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510 8th Avenue NE Suite 310
Issaquah, WA 98029-5436

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