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Experienced Medical Assistant

Company: Kinwell
Location: Spokane
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People's LivesOur purpose, to improve customers' lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our teammates! Working at Kinwell means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.To better serve our customers, we're creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership.Note: In this role you will be floating between three clinic locations in the Spokane Area.About the role of Medical Assistant:Are you looking for an opportunity to help set a new standard for Primary Care, one based on the quality of care, not the quantity of patient visits? Kinwell is hiring a Medical Assistant to join our new clinics in Spokane, Washington. We bring agility to work every day and thrive in the opportunity to create something refreshing and new. This is where you come in.We're a startup, determined to change the healthcare experience with more time, less complexity, more comfort, and perhaps most important-a better relationship between patients and their healthcare team. We are leveraging our investment from Washington's largest not-for-profit health plan, Premera Blue Cross, to create a primary care offering that is holistic, seamless, and care centric.A Medical Assistant at Kinwell assists with prepping charts for daily appointments, managing the patient's appointment scheduler, maintaining the cleanliness and supplies in the patient exam and waiting area, communicating patient status and needs to the clinician and assisting with check-out and follow up duties for patients. This important support role is fully responsible for managing all aspects of the patient greeting, and check-in. A Medical Assistant works under direct supervision of a healthcare practitioner to use their clinical knowledge and skills to assist in meeting the healthcare needs of our patients.What you'll do:Greets patients and prepare them for physical examinations, including obtaining vital signs, weight, height, reviewing medications and medical history, allergies, and performing all ancillary tests required.Assist physicians during examination and treatment.Maintains supplies, cleans rooms and equipment, and stocks rooms with required supplies.Operate and maintain autoclave machine in accordance with policy and procedures that meet all regulatory requirements.Maintain and operate all clinical equipment including calibration and record keeping in accordance with the current policy and procedure and manufacturers recommendations.Perform ancillary testing and tasks as ordered by the supervising practitioner.Assist in surgical tray set up and injury or acute care as directed by the treating physician.Maintain the lab supplies, equipment, rapid testing and all required record keeping, and quality assurance duties as required by CLIA.Dispenses medications and appliances, applies bandages, dressings and splints as ordered by the physician.Assists in maintaining a neat, clean and orderly appearance in the center throughout the day.Assists PCC with managing clinic and clinician schedules to maximize efficiency.Facilitates daily Huddle review of visit schedule for any patients requiring assistance from multiple care team resources or who have special needs or considerations for a successful visit.Follows HIPAA guidelines and safety rules as outlined in training.Attend and participate in team huddles, center staff meetings, ongoing training.Performs all duties to achieve or exceed established and desired service standards and create a delightful patient experience before, during and after the visit.Performs other duties as assigned by leadership.What you'll bring:Associates Degree and 3 years' or 5-years' medical assisting experience in a clinic setting.Clinical competencies to perform the duties of a Medical Assistant-Certified.Registered as a Medical Assistant-Certified by the state of Washington.Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).Washington State Medical Assistant Certified or Medical Assistant Interim certification, WA State Only.Excellent critical thinking, flexibility, problem solving and communication skills. (Preferred)An interest in growing and developing skills and knowledge to be able to take on larger tasks or roles. (Preferred)Experience using EPIC. (Preferred)Customer service skills to ensure an enjoyable and pleasant check in, check out as well as pre and post appointment interaction.Excellent phone communication and ability to gather history and current conditions from patients prior to appointments.Skilled in operating computer in a Windows environment utilizing Outlook, Work, and Excel.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Ability to interact effectively with associates and management at all levels.Independent decision-making skills and ability to influence others to resolve issues.Ability to work as a member of a team or independently without supervision or direction.Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment to handle sensitive and confidential information in a discrete and professional manner.Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining strong attention to detail.

COVID-19 Vaccine RequirementKinwell Medical Group is requiring all employees, including telecommuters, to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief). Applicants who are offered employment with Kinwell Medical Group will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated within 72 hours of employment or request an accommodation prior to their start date. If you plan to submit a request for accommodation, please begin the process as soon as possible by clicking on the email link to send an email to .Working EnvironmentWork is performed within a normal clinical office environment with ambient temperatures.Physical RequirementsThe following have been identified as essential physical requirements of this job and must be performed with or without an accommodation: This is primarily a sedentary role which requires the ability to exert up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. This role requires the ability to keyboard and to communicate clearly and understandably in person, and over the telephone.What we offer:Paid Time Off & Paid HolidaysMedical/Vision/Dental InsurancePersonal Funding Accounts (HSA, FSA, DCA)401KBasic Life InsuranceDisability-Short Term and Long-TermSupplemental Life and ADD&DEducation & DevelopmentEmployee AssistancePassport Discount ProgramEqual employment opportunity/affirmative action:Kinwell is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Kinwell seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.If you need an accommodation to apply online for positions at Kinwell, please contact Kinwell Human Resources via email at .The pay for this role will vary based on a range of factors including, but not limited to, a candidate's geographic location, market conditions, and specific skills and experience.National Salary Range:$46,000.00 - $69,000.00

Keywords: Kinwell, Spokane , Experienced Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Spokane, Washington

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