Medical Assistant

We are recruiting for a Medical Assistant to work in our medical clinics. Applicants should be comfortable working with a diverse population of patients, from differing socio-economic backgrounds. Medical Assistants at Family Health Center enjoy working with people, have a passion for healthcare, provide excellent customer service and work under stressful situations, yet remain calm.

We need someone who enjoys working with people, has a passion for healthcare, can provide great customer service, can follow directions, complete jobs tasks, work under stressful situations yet remain calm, and is self motivated. You would work directly with a medical provider documenting patient charts accurately and efficiently while performing the following and other tasks; rooming patients, medication refills per protocol, lab draws, family planning visits, receiving and entering telephone messages, relaying messages to patients per provider direction, reviewing and preparing for the next day visits and immunization administration. Medical Assistants interact with patients and colleagues in person and by phone on a daily basis. The MA must be able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Other duties to be assigned.

deal candidates will have successful completion of a minimum of one academic year of post-secondary education in a medical assisting program from an accredited educational institution. FHC prefers an AA degree in medical assisting. Along with education, the right Medical Assistant will perform childhood immunizations, be proficient in medical terminology and medical office procedures. Must be up to date and provide proof of all immunizations and vaccinations.  Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.

Candidates must be “ACTIVE” Certified through the State of Washington with at least 6 mos. – 1 year of experience in Medical Assisting. The right assistant will be outgoing, friendly, professional, possess a positive attitude and have the ability to effectively communicate and interact with a diverse population of patients.  Valid CPR / First Aid card needed.