Job Posted November 5, 2021

Medical Assistant

Opening with Proliance Southwest Seattle Orthopedics
Job Role: Clinical
Job Type: Full Time


Position Summary

Proliance Southwest Seattle Orthopedics is currently seeking a Medical Assistant (Certified, Interim, or registered).

  • Coordinate and choreograph patient care, place patients in exam rooms and prepare them for examination -take vitals and health history. Communicate with patient
  • Assist doctors with applying and removing casts
  • Assist doctors with joint injection preparation, draw injectable drugs as instructed
  • Assist doctors with removal of sutures and staples
  • Set-up sterile environment and assist doctor with surgery procedures in office
  • Log prescription phone and fax requests, send request to doctor via NGEMR
  • Obtain required authorizations for tests (MRI/CT/arthrogram etc), RX and injections as needed
  • Schedule requested MRI’s, arthrograms, myelograms, viscosupplementation injections etc
  • Assist doctors with fitting braces
  • Mark procedures/charges on patient fee tickets and enter pt information (HPI/Exam/PMFSH) in pt EMR
  • Sterilize instruments and keep autoclave clean and in working order
  • Order all needed casting supplies, medical supplies and paper products
  • Clean and organize exam room between patients, keep all patient rooms properly stocked, neat and in order
  • Complete and track stock & bill supply forms
  • Routinely change cast saw blades and inner bags
  • Catalog and file surgery images
  • Keep wheelchair clean and tires inflated, check oxygen tank and check expiration dates on medications and supplies
  • Assist x-ray techs with requests for x-ray records sent to other providers, and requested from outside offices as needed
  • Administer flu-shots
  • Assist in any other areas as needed or requested by manager
  • Must be well organized, dependable, professional and personable
  • Demonstrate initiative and self-motivation
  • Ability to stand stress and high pace
  • Well groomed
  • Able to spend 8+ hours on feet
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Certified or Interim or Registered Medical Assistant

  • Able to bend, pull, lift 50+lbs
  • Able to walk/move quickly
  • Able to stand for extended periods, you will be on your feet 8 plus hours a day

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. 

16259 Sylvester Rd SW Suite 501
Burien, WA 98166-3059

(206) 431-0835


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