Medical Assistant (2)
HealthPoint CHC 2 reviews - Renton, WA

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Responsible for back office functions including patient preparation, support of health care providers, laboratory procedures and clinic operations in a manner that promotes quality patient care. Act as liaison between front office and provider for ensuring timely and orderly patient flow.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare and maintain exam rooms, laboratory area and lavatory with supplies before the start of the day, at the end of the day and as needed throughout the day.
  • Room and prepare patients for exams including chief complaint and vital signs and request reports needed for patient care.
  • Provide assistance with patient exams, minor surgeries and medical procedures.
  • Perform laboratory procedures including, but not limited to, venipuncture, hemoglobin, rapid strip, urine chemstrips, microscopic, wet mounts, blood glucose and pregnancy tests.
  • Perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including, but not limited to, injections, vaccinations, EKGs, spirometry, audiometry and nebulizer treatments.
  • Triage patients for appointments.
  • Respond to calls from patients
  • Order medication and medical supplies for the clinic.
  • Ensure lab specimens are properly labeled, recorded and sent to appropriate outside laboratory.
  • Complete laboratory control sheets according to HealthPoint procedures.
  • Fill out lab, x-ray and referral forms according to HealthPoint procedures.
  • Provide instructions to patients on the use of medications as directed by the Provider.
  • Provide telephone refilling of medications. Record medication refills in patient charts. Follow up with patient on prescription refills. Process all pharmacy requests.
  • Track high risk referrals, including all mammograms and schedule diagnostic testing as needed.
  • Provide instruction in home care and give general health information as directed by a provider.
  • Send out test result letters to patients and follow up with providers.
  • Sanitize used equipment with appropriate sterilizing techniques.
  • Provide liaison between receptionists and providers ensuring timely and orderly patient flow throughout the clinic.
  • Follow established procedures for opening and closing the clinic each day.
  • Participate in HealthPoint collaborative to improve patient care.
Education and/or Experience
  • High school and certificate from accredited MA program.
  • Must be eligible for Health Care Assistant certification in categories A, C and E within 90 days of hire.

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HealthPoint is a community-based, community-supported and community-governed network of non-profit health centers dedicated to providing...