Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is nestled in a picturesque location within easy access to the I90 corridor. We are a short commute from Seattle and surrounding communities. You will be minutes from all the best recreation the PNW has to offer.
Being a part of Snoqualmie Valley Hospital means you will be working with compassionate, dedicated and knowledgeable healthcare professionals. This is a facility where you are known by your name, and managers and executives work to support you, as you strive to reach your career goals.
Come Join Our Team!
OBJECTIVE SUMMARY: Perform administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by a physician.
Coordinates the daily activities of the employee health clinic to allow for routine physical examinations, treatment of acutely ill employees, epidemiological follow-ups, routine screenings for tuberculosis, hepatitis, rubella, and AIDS, employee education, and wellness related activities.
Work with employees who report symptoms of illness that require monitoring, contact tracing, reporting and release to work evaluations; maintains a tracking document of employee related illness that requires follow up.
Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height
Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician
Record medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records
Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing
Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets, and physician’s instructions to patients
Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures
Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies
Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies
REQUIRED EDUCATION: High School Diploma, training in vocational school or college for a Medical Assistant
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: Need one or two years of on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers
REQUIRED LICENSE: Medical Assistant
Knowledge of the English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules, of composition and grammar
Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases and deformities
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Exposure to all patient infectious disease and body fluids
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires being sensitive to others’ needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. Job requires being honest and ethical. Requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. Lifting, bending, stooping, stretching, and kneeling
OTHER DUTIES – Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Job Updated 5/2/2023