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MultiCare Health System Medical Asst Float in Tacoma, Washington

Job DetailsJob ID: 90075Location: Tacoma, WAEntity: MultiCare Medical AssociatesCategory: Medical AssistantSpecialty: Not ApplicableDepartment: Provider Float MMAEmployment Type: Full-Time RegularPrimary Shift: DayWork Schedule: variableThe reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at www.multicarejobs.orgPosition Summary:The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the provider with back office duties in the outpatient management of patients and completing or assisting with front office duties. This position is a vital part of the office team that cares for patients in the clinic setting working under the direction of a physician. This position works closely with the physicians, other clinical staff, and front office staff. Work situations are a variety of clinical functions within a clinic setting requiring knowledge and integration of available standards, resources, and data; discretion; good judgment; diplomacy; decision making; and a customer service attitude. Acting as the patient advocate the Medical Assistant has continuous contact with physicians, patients, patient families/ significant others, community agencies, and MHS patient care staff and management.Minimum Requirements:One (1) year experience in physician's office or other medical facility preferred Education/Licenses/Certifications:Completion of an accredited program for Medical Assistants requiredWashington State Medical Assistant-Certified (MA-C) or Interim Certification for one year before obtaining MA-CMultiCare is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V