CityMD

Medical Assistant

US-WA-Seattle
ID
2016-1343
Category
Medical Staff

Overview

Founded in 2010, CityMD is a premier urgent-care health company dedicated to setting an unprecedented standard of care for our patients and an edifying, intuitive work environment for our employees. This commitment and our 'People First' philosophy, along with our state-of-the-art personalized healthcare delivery system, has taken CityMD from a single practice to over 54 (and counting) locations and over 1400 employees.

Our goal is to provide a friendly environment with high quality health care that is better, faster and easier.

Responsibilities

Job purpose

The Medical Assistant is responsible for:

  • Assisting the physician with basic patient care and medical procedures
  • Capturing accurate and detailed documentation of the encounter into the EMR in a timely manner
  • Assisting Site Managers with directing patient flow, inventory, and following up on labs
  • Ensuring site lab compliance with Department of Health (DOH) Regulations
  • Provide unparalleled customer service to our patients, adhering to established protocols and work processes, and successfully managing volume without ever compromising quality



Duties and responsibilities

The primary duties and responsibilities of a Medical Assistant are (including the duties and responsibilities as stated in the CityMD Scope of Practice for Medical Assistants and Scribes):

  • Assisting the physician with medical procedures within the Medical Assistant (MA) Scope of Practice, which may include but is not limited to: external laboratory specimens, UA, EKG, procedure set ups, etc.
  • Ensuring Department of Health (DOH) compliance of site lab and exam rooms which may include but is not limited to: logbook maintenance, checking for expired medications and supplies, proper handling of specimen etc.
  • Being able to fully document in the EMR on multiple patients per hour on average
  • Facilitating any necessary diagnostic tests (e.g., CT, MRI, ultrasounds, etc.) and referrals to medical specialists for follow-up care via Aftercare
  • Communicating with patients, pharmacies, and physicians over the phone under provider guidance
  • Assisting the licensed practitioner, under the direct and personal supervision of the licensed practitioner, with CLIA waived tests for which training has been provided as well as EKGs, and acting as a second set of hands for limb stability for sling assistance
  • Ensuring the site is fully stocked with supplies
  • Helping maintain a clean, courteous, and professional working environment
  • Providing compassionate care to our patients
  • Assisting with training and acclimation of new hire Medical Assistants and Scribes

Qualifications

A candidate’s qualifications will include:

  • High School or GED required
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assisting program, with Certified (CM) Medical Assistant credential preferred and/or phlebotomy and EKG certifications
  • 4-6 months experience as a Medical Assistant
  • Flexible with full-time work schedule including weekends
  • Able to conduct EKGs
  • Comfortable with phlebotomy, preferably over 100 blood draws
  • Experience performing rapid bedside tests preferred ex: UA, finger stick, rapid mono etc
  • Knowledge of third party payor requirements preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong aptitude for detail, and ability to work independently, required
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills required
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Happy and positive thinking, able to project this attitude around others
  • Must exhibit passion for outstanding results and compassion for those we work with and serve
  • Flexible & adaptable nature to work in a continuously evolving environment
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication and bedside manner
  • Passion for helping others in an urgent care environment

 

Additional Information



Physical requirements

The job may require from time to time to lift light to moderate amounts of weight (e.g., boxes of medical/facility supplies)

 

CityMD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

City MD cares about the safety of our employees and applicantsCity MD does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. City MD will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. City MD will never ask for  money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to the an in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking.  Interviews are conducted at select CITYMD locations during regular business hours only.   For information on job scams, visit, https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/JobScams or file a complaint at https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/.

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