The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting health care providers in providing primary care in the Eastgate Public Health Center’s ambulatory care clinic. This role will primarily support pediatric services and care offered at Eastgate Public Health. The incumbent works as a paraprofessional performing delegated patient care functions under the clinical direction of a Physician, Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Registered Nurse and under the supervision of a site manager or Personal Health Services Supervisor (PHSS). The incumbent works collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary clinic team; performs administrative support duties, conducts education and outreach activities; researches various topics and information; conducts assessments, and is expected to regularly adapt their role/tasks in order to maximize clinic efficiency and flow. Additional duties vary depending on the practice specialty but can include family planning, immunizations, phlebotomy, medication administration, intramuscular, intradermal (including PPD's) and subcutaneous injections, and data entry into a tracking system.
As the only jurisdiction in the world named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation's history, King County is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the traditions of many cultures.
We have a deep commitment to equity and social justice and advancing practices, strategies, and policies that promote fairness, justice, and opportunity for all – in our workplaces and our communities. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance regional change and ensure that residents from vulnerable communities are incorporated into our emergency planning and public outreach efforts.
Applicants should be committed to working with diverse populations throughout King County to provide excellent customer service to a broad range of cultures, in accordance with the King County Equity and Social Justice Ordinance and the King County Strategic Plan.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills :
Who May Apply: These positions are open to all minimally qualified applicants.
Work Schedule: These positions are 1.0 FTE, fully-benefited positions that are overtime eligible. The typical work schedule for this position is 40-hours per week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May work outside of the typical schedule to meet operational needs.
Work Location: Eastgate Public Health Center, located at 14350 SE Eastgate Way, Bellevue, WA 98007, in the Primary Care Clinic working with infants, children, youth and adults.
Union Affiliation: This position is represented by the Professional & Technical Employees Union, Local 17.
CONTACT: For inquiries about this job opportunity, please contact Amy M. Curtis, RN or David Baure, RN at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Necessary Special Requirements
King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
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