Medical Assistant/Licensed Practical Nurse ($4000 Sign-On Bonus)- Multiple Locations

Employer: University of Washington

Job Description:
UW Primary Care has outstanding opportunities for full-time/part-time, day shift, CMA/LPN. The CMA/LPN is responsible for promoting efficient patient flow and assisting the provider with patient care, procedures, tests and record keeping.

CLINIC LOCATIONS
Ballard
Belltown (Downtown Seattle)
Factoria
Federal Way
Fremont
Issaquah
Kent/Des Moines
Lake Forest Park
Northgate
Northwest Outpatient Medical Center
Ravenna (near UW Seattle campus/U-village)
Shoreline
South Lake Union
Woodinville
Float Pool

RESPONSIBILITIES

Medical Assistant
- Prepare patients for examination and treatment by rooming patient, taking vitals, recording patient history, obtain the chief complaint, and update significant changes in the patient history, for example recent hospitalization and emergency department visits. Review the patient medication list for patient adherence and notify the provider of changes or problems. Assist with examinations, procedures and treatments; apply sterile technique as indicated and maintain infection control measures. Following all components of our patient rooming expectations.
- Observes and documents the patient’s condition and vital signs into the electronic medical record. Recognizes symptomatology of common medical illnesses and accurately reports to provider.
- Acts as a liaison between patient, patient’s family and providers.
- Schedules, prepares, and assists provider with procedures.
- Performs basic laboratory examinations and reports abnormal laboratory values. Assists in transporting patients as required.
- Participates in pre- and post-procedure patient education.
- May assist providers in conducting educational sessions. Instructs patients on preparation for laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures.
- Other Duties as Requested

Licensed Practical Nurse
- Assists patients to exam room and documents heart rate, blood pressure, height and weight.
- Obtains patient history, determines complaint/problem and prepares individual to see the medical provider.
- Administers injections
- Provides patient follow-up as directed by physician.
- Educates patients as necessary regarding health care concerns.
- Stocks and maintains supplies in exam room.
- Maintains medication supplies, checking expiration dates on a regular basis.
- Tracks narcotics as required.

REQUIREMENTS
Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) or other recognized regional or national accreditation board; OR
Graduate of accredited school for practical nursing; OR
Equivalent education/experience.

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must be Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified or achieve this designation during the probationary period. Failure to achieve and/or maintain this designation will result in termination of employment, OR
Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of Washington

DESIRED
At least one year of medical assistant experience is preferred

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT
Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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Location: Multiple Locations
Application Method: Online: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=200042&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1
Base Pay: $21.67 - $31/ HR

Posted on March 02, 2022

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