Medical Assistant - Sunnyside, WA

Employer: Astria Sunnyside Hospital (Req 3548 Full-time, Days)

Job Description:
Experience: Minimum one year general nursing experience in an acute care facility is preferred.
Education: Graduate of an accredited LPN program or one year MA experience in a clinic setting preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Critical thinking skills and judgement. Ability to work in a team-oriented environment. Knowledge of nursing principles and standards of care. Ability to do prior-authorizations for procedures and referrals (preferred) Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Excellent communication and customer service skills. Computer skills required. Basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Working knowledge of EMRs.
Licenses/Registrations/Certifications: Current WA State LPN or Medical Assistant license. Current BLS.

This position will be in our Cancer Center. The Medical Assistant/LPN is responsible for preparing patients to be seen by clinic providers. Duties include: taking vitals, obtaining brief history, medication review, preparing for exams, collecting pertinent reports and assisting the provider as needed.

The work requires regular and recurring physical exertion such as standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; frequent bending, reaching, stooping, crouching and stretching required during the normal course of the day. The employee must exert 10-20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.Requires frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation. Requires normal/corrected vision and hearing to normal range. The work involves recurring exposure to moderate risks which require special safety and health precautions and the use of Personal Protective Equipment; risks such as exposure to contagious diseases, contaminated bodily fluids, sharp instruments, and other contaminants.

Contact Person:
Location: Sunnyside, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on July 10, 2019
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