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Medical Assistant I (MA-R) - Pre-Procedure COVID Testing

Providence Health & Services
Richland, WA 99352
**Description:**
**Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Assistant I to join our growing Pre-Procedure COVID Testing Clinic team located in Richland, Washington!**
**Shift Details:** 1.0 FTE, Full time, Variable
**Qualifications:**
**Required qualifications at time of application:**
+ High School diploma or GED
+ WA State Medical Assistant-Registered license (Obtained post-hire. Department will help guide process.)
+ Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited (Obtained post-hire. Department will help guide process.)
**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**
+ 6 months prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment.
+ Bilingual, English and Spanish
**Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:**
The MA I works under the delegation of the Practice Manager and/or Provider to perform duties as directed to assist in providing basic patient care to assigned patients. Basic patient care needs will be met though both administrative and clinical duties. An MA I is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations. This position may require floating to other clinics.
+ Greet and prepare patients for the practitioner. Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, presenting problem, and other medical information.
+ Ensure confirmation of patient identity with each patient encounter.
+ Document all interactions in patient's medical record.
+ Under the delegation of a licensed practitioner and as appropriate per role and certification, obtain specimens, perform required testing, administer medications via oral, topical, otic, ophthalmalogic or inhaled routes; administer vaccines including combination or multi-dose vaccines.
+ Under the delegation of a licensed practitioner, assist or perform point of care tests and clinical procedures as appropriate to scope of role and certification.
+ Reinforce patient education, materials, and lab results (normal); return phone messages; all as directed by the licensed practitioner.
+ Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of bio-hazards, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details **
https://kadlec.jobs/benefits-information
**Our Mission**
Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.
**About Us**
Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Variable
**Job Category:** Medical Assistant
**Location:** Washington-Richland
**Req ID:** 285476

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Posted: 2021-02-25 Expires: 2021-05-02

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