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Position Summary: The Medical Assistant- Certified is responsible for front office duties, including greeting patients, initiating clinic encounter, managing patients appointments, scheduling, and medical records. The MA is responsible to the clinicaldirector in the course of patient care. Acts as support person for all clinical needs of the practitioner as it relates to patient care, ancillary services, laboratory and diagnostic testing, as well as routing and preparation of patient laboratory specimens,maintenance / accountability of laboratory equipment, OSHA required standards of the clinical operations or back office procedures, patient education, pharmacy refills, laboratory / diagnostic result interpretation and patient follow-up, and medical / legalchart documentation and maintenance and cardiovascular life support as required.
Minimum Requirements: Ability to meet minimum hospital hiring standards
Education/Licenses/Certifications: High school or GED equivalent education Current BLS card Certified Medical Assistant WA State
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.