Medical Assistant – Infectious Diseases (32 hours Spokane)

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Medical Assistant – Infectious Diseases (32 hours Spokane)

Medical Assistant – Infectious Diseases (32 hours Spokane)

Primary Location Spokane, Washington
Job Number 1146373
Date posted01/13/2023

$6,500 sign on bonus eligible
Job Summary:

Over 700,000 people are currently served by Kaiser Permanente Washington, and that number is rising. We are looking for excellent team members who thrive on providing an exceptional experience for our members and patients since we think that achieving total wellness for our members requires cooperation. Kaiser Permanente Washington has earned recognition as a top workplace that values diversity, encourages cooperation, employs mentorship, and promotes a happy, healthy work environment.

Our commitment to delivering an exceptional patient experience depends on the contribution of our Medical Assistants (MA), who play a crucial role. At Kaiser Permanente, you can join a top-notch care team of nurses, doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners to deliver the highest caliber of care.


Significant Duties:

gathering specific information regarding the patient’s health. determines the visitor’s intentions, issues, and dietary and medical requirements. checks and records the vital indicators of the customer. adds relevant information to the patient’s medical file. Recognizes urgent or emergency conditions and promptly refers them to a doctor or nurse.

develops the nursing care plan in collaboration with other members of the health team. passes on important information to the proper professional provider and adds it to the nursing plan of care. carries out and fully executes the nursing plan of care in accordance with the requirements of the job and the team. accurately records information in the right format. communicates in every interaction with care and individuality. takes part in arranging and facilitating the patient’s care.

confirms that the patient is aware of the visit’s goal. explains and orients patients, their families, and other important people to the members of the healthcare team, the resources they can access, and how to do so. takes part in KFHPW’s policy and procedure orientation for new customers. shows an understanding of the Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for Consumers. Gives instructions to the patient’s family and other important people in accordance with the educational plan that the professional provider has developed. delivering teaching in accordance with student needs and the nursing plan of care. promotes patient adherence to treatment and medical regimens.

Provides the patient with preventive care information that is appropriate for his or her age, sex, and health state, as directed by the professional provider. uses the resources for health education that are at hand. To improve the patient’s general health status, reinforce the strategy with them. accurately records a few procedures and observations on the patient’s history. follows KFHPW documentation guidelines. offers a secure, confidential, and comfortable atmosphere for each patient. gives each patient a safe environment and complies with KFHPW safety regulations. follows the KFHPW’s guidelines for infection management.

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Basic Qualifications:
  • N/A
  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.
  • Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program prior to start date/transfer or equivalent Military experience with ability to obtain MA-I prior to start date.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Medical Assistant Certificate (Washington) required at hire OR Interim Medical Assistant Certificate (Washington) required at hire
  • Basic Life Support required at hire
Additional Requirements:
  • If hired as MA-I, must obtain MA-C prior to the expiration of the MA-I credential.
  • Knowledge and skills listed on the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Medical Assistant Competencies/Skills Inventory.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/A
Primary Location: Washington, Spokane, Riverfront Medical Center 322 W North River Dr.
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32
Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 07:45 AM
Working Hours End: 04:45 PM
Job Schedule: Part-time
Job Type: Standard
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation: J02|SEIU|SEIU Service Unit
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Department: Renton Admin Baker – Infectious Diseases – 1130
Pay Range: $22.37 – $27.13
Sign on bonus: $6500.00Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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