Medical Assistant Certified- Richland, WA

Employer: Kadlec Regional Medical Center

Job Description:
Kadlec Clinic has exciting opportunities for Certified Medical Assistants (MA-C) to join our growing team! This posting is all inclusive for Kadlec Clinics and may include opportunities within the areas below.

$2,000 Sign-on Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.

Shift Details: Full or Part Time, 1.0 or 0.5 FTE. Day shifts.

Primary Care Clinics:
- Family Medicine Residency
- Kennewick Primary Care
- Pasco Primary Care
- Richland Primary Care
- Senior Health Care
- South Richland Primary Care
- West Kennewick Primary Care
- West Richland Primary Care

Specialty Clinics:
- Associated Physicians for Women
- Behavioral Health
- Cardiology
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Dermatology
- Ear, Nose, & Throat
- Endocrinology
- Fertility Clinic
- Foot and Ankle
- Gastroenterology
- General & Colorectal Surgery
- Resource Pool
- Hematology & Oncology
- Infectious Disease
- Kadlec Inland Cardiology
- Occupational Medicine
- Nephrology
- Neurology
- Neurosurgery
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- Orthopedics
- Pain Management
- Perinatal
- Plastic Surgery
- Pulmonology
- Rheumatology
- Urology
- Vascular Surgery

Required qualifications for this position include:
- Upon hire (WA State Only): active MA-I, MA-R or MA-C in state of WA
- (WA): If in Active Interim Certification Status (MA-I), incumbent must pass one of the following exams within 180 days of hire: AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP.
- Upon hire: Incumbent must obtain MA-R certification within 60 days of being hired
- Upon hire: Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited
- Medical assisting experience in a clinic setting (0-6 months)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or alternate training program
- Six (6) months of prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment
- Six (6) months of previous experience in a healthcare setting working with an Electronic Health record (EHR)

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
- Perform administrative and/or clerical support duties for provider, other medical assistants, or clinic/location as directed. (ex: pre-authorizations, schedule appointments, referrals, clinic inventory and/or outdated medications/supplies, etc.)
- Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards
- Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline
- Consistently meet skill based competency expectations established for the organization
- Actively participate in continuing education and clinic/location staff meetings and/or trainings
- Assist with emergencies as needed under the direction of a provider
- Provide MA administrative and clinical support required to deliver quality patient care via a telehealth or virtual visit platform as an extension of in-clinic services and patient care strategy

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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:

Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Category: Medical Assistant
Location: Washington-Richland
Req ID: 325409

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

Posted on December 15, 2021

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