Medical Assistant- Seattle, WA





Medical Assistant

The Polyclinic – Seattle, WA
Indeed Hire in partnership with The Polyclinic to assist in finding a Medical Assistant to join their team.
The Medical Assistant’s primary role is to provide clinical support to the provider’s practice by assisting in the coordination and delivery of patient care. The MA’s communication, conduct, and performance should support the Polyclinic’s efforts in becoming a High-Performance Organization
High school diploma or GED
Completion of a medical assistant program.
Completion of military medical corpsman program.
One to two years experience as a medical assistant preferred.
Current Medical Assistant – Certified credential in Washington State
  • Current Interim Medical Assistant – Certified permit in Washington State
  • Required to obtain Medical Assistant – Certified credential in Washington State prior to the interim permit expiration date.
  • Physical and Mental Demands:
  • Occasional long periods of sitting, phone work, and keyboarding
  • Requires good vision and hearing
  • Close working environment shared with other staff
  • Fast paced environment
  • May require lifting patients (i.e. assisting patients from wheelchair to exam tables).
  • Close working environment shared with other staff
Staffing Coordinator
Other departments
Insurance companies
Other medical providers
Drug/equipment representatives
  • Ability to problem-solve patient medical and non-medical problems under physician direction
  • Understand and perform multi-tasking
  • Good command of the English language
  • Possess critical thinking skills to assist him or her in making decisions in prioritizing daily activities related to the office
  • Possess and use good oral and written communication skills
  • Possess ability to manage conflict
  • Possess proficient computer skills operating in a windows based environment.
  • Work effectively both independently and in a team
  • Ability to operate office equipment i.e. fax, copier…etc.
  • Perform venipuncture and EKG’s
  • Understanding in pharmacology
The scope of Practice: Refer to the attached MA scope of practice outlined by Washington (RCW), Washington Administrative Code (WAC), Dept of Health (DOH) and the Board of Pharmacy.
  • Greet customers into the practice and provide instruction and/or direction as necessary both on the phone and in person
  • Obtain vital signs
  • Administer approved medications outlined by WAC under provider’s direction
  • Repeat patient concerns and relay physician direction
  • Document patient care activities in the electronic medical record
  • Assist the provider in procedures and treatments
  • Schedule and coordinate all patient appointments as directed
  • Maintain an organized and clean work area, free of clutter
  • Maintain clean exam rooms
  • Stock and prepare exam rooms daily
  • Practice safety and OSHA regulations in regards to biohazard waste and non-biohazard waste
  • Complete all documentation and records with accuracy as directed or necessary for the patient’s care
  • Order and maintain the inventory, and stock in the area according to the policies and procedures established by the Practice Management Dept. and Central Supply
  • Meet or exceed the performance measures established by the PM Department
  • Follow established policy and procedures related to the position
  • Participate and contribute in a team-based environment
  • Maintain a team supportive attendance record
  • Understand and deliver quality care and service consistent with the Polyclinic’s efforts in becoming a High-Performance Organization
  • Follow OSHA/WISHA (including usage of PPE) guidelines
  • Follow HIPAA regulations
  • Adapt and perform effectively in a continuously changing environment, and in occasional difficult situations
  • Communication, conduct, and dress portray a professional quality at all times
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location:
  • Seattle, WA
Required education:
  • High school or equivalent
Required experience:
  • Medical Assistant: 1 year


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