• Supervisor, Medical Assistant

    Job ID 2019-31325
    Area of Interest
    Patient Care - Non Nursing
    Location Name
    Bellevue
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Bellevue Clinic
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

         - SUPERVISOR, MEDICAL ASSISTANT - 

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

    In 2018, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 26th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

     

    As a Magnet designated institution, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it is delivering frontline care to our patients and families, or the day-to-day interactions with our colleagues, our values are the fabric of our culture and community.

     

     

     

    Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate medical assistant support staff; and manage clinic flow start up and control through continuous monitoring and response. Work collaboratively with management on department processes, budget, staffing and personnel issues; model excellent service quality standards; participate in identifying, developing and implementing continuous improvement initiatives; and maintain/support systems used by the department.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - High School Diploma or equivalent.
    - Graduation from an ABHES or CAAHEP accredited Medical Assistant program.
    - Minimum two (2) years experience performing the duties of a Medical Assistant.
    - Experience with progressive responsibilities in leadership roles, process im provement work, or project management leading up to or including demonstrated readiness for direct supervision.

    Required Credentials:
    - One of the following four examination certifications is required: Current Certified medical assistant examination through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)**Preferred**, Registered medical assistant certification examination through American Medical Technologists (AMT), Clinical medical assistant certification examination through the National Health Career Association (NHA) or National certified medical assistant examination through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).
    - Medical Assistant – Certified designation by Washington State Department of Health (DOH).
    - BLS for Healthcare providers.
    - As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for MA Supervisors performing moderately complex point of care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. For personnel trained outside of the U.S., records of diploma/transcript must provide documented equivalency evaluation by a foreign credentialing agency.

    Preferred:
    - Supervisory experience in a health care setting or related field.
    - Pediatric experience as a Medical Assistant.
    - Urgent care experience as a Medical Assistant.

     

     

     

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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