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  • Certified Medical Assistant $20-22/hr - Bellingham, WA

    Bellingham, WA 98226

    Posted: 03/20/2024 Industry: Medical / Healthcare Pay Rate: $20-22/hr

    Job Description

    Now Hiring in Bellingham!

    Certified Medical Assistant   $20-22/hr

    Full Time Occupational Medicine Coordinator Medical Assistant for a local urgent care clinic in Bellingham! This is a contract to hire position you don't want to miss. Looking for a new career opportunity? This is it!


    Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:00, rotating weekends

    Pay: $20-22/hr

    Benefits upon hire: 401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Employee discount, Free parking, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Annual reviews with pay increases.


    Essential Direct Patient Care Duties: 

    • Perform employment physicals: DOT, and Non-DOT
    • Diagnostic Testing/Procedures
    • Visions, Height, Weight, Vitals
    • Urinalysis
    • PFT/Spirometry
    • Audiogram
    • X-rays
    • EKG
    • Fit-Testing and Respiratory questionnaire review
    • Blood Tests
    • Drug and Alcohol Testing - We help you get certified in these if you are not yet certified
    • Phlebotomy
    • Injections
    • Urine Specimen Collections (DOT Certified)
    • Breath Alcohol Testing (DOT Certified)
    • Oral Swab Collections (Certified through CRL
    • Hair Collections (Certified through Psychemedics
    • Electronic Form Fox Collections (Certified)

    Essential Indirect Patient Care Duties:

    • Respond to Telephone Encounters in a timely manner and prioritize time-sensitive case
    • Facilitate record requests on behalf of patients to assist providers with their medical determination
    • Consult with Providers on difficult/complicated cases to better assist patients with their work clearance
    • Perform daily calibrations on equipment and maintain records as needed for Quality
    • Assurance Plan compliance
    • Assist Occ Med Coordinator with troubleshooting equipment as needed by calling tech support and opening service cases
    • Stock / order supplies
    • Prep Appointments for the following day by organizing patient paperwork and referencing TRQ and patient medical history as needed


    Administrative Duties:

    • Manage DOT paperwork and documentation by entering into Federal Motor Carrier website.
    • Drug Test Resulting
    • Fax and Mail COC Medical Review Officer (MRO) Copies
    • Mail COC Employer Copies
    • Access Drug Test results through multiple online portals and print results
    • Create result report form
    • Securely Email or Fax results to employer/Third Party Administrator (TPA)
    • Client/patient correspondence by phone and email (schedule patients, investigate billing issues, and answer questions)
    • Result Physicals to Employers/TPA’s
    • Manage medical supply ordering
    • Coordinate and schedule equipment for annual calibration
    • Coordinate scheduling for patient treadmill stress test and colonoscopies
    • Prepare Clearance forms required for Respiratory Compliance
    • Monitor Clinic and Electronic Fax and process requests
    • Establish new Accounts with Clients
    • Monitor organizational performance and strategize performance goals in the department
    • Manage TRQ program including reviewing questionnaires, creating telephone encounters, call patients, update clearance and consult with providers if necessary


    Contact us at Express Healthcare Staffing NOW for immediate consideration. Email resumes to healthcarejobs.kentwa@expresspros.com text 253-236-5232 for more information.


    Job Requirements

    • Must have an active Medical Assistant Certification
    • Previous experience working in a hospital or clinical setting preferred, but not required
    • New Grad Medical Assistants accepted
    • Proficiency in using electronic health record (EHR) system
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of accuracy

    Additional Information

    For more than 30 years, our parent company, Express Employment Professionals, has been in the business of putting people to work. At Express Healthcare Professionals, we understand that the healthcare field requires compassion and urgency in the care of patients. Our locally owned offices recruit and place healthcare professionals where they are needed most, including hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities.

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