Medical Assistant- Otolaryngology Clinic- Seattle, WA

Employer: UW Medical Center

Job Description:
This recruitment offers a $4,000 Recruitment Incentive to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine#UWMRecruitmentIncentive

A higher degree of healthcare.
All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

At UW Medical Center – Northwest, we’re proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row. We’re one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country. Additionally, with an ambulatory network that includes over 30 outpatient clinics, 200 employees, and a world-class staff of healthcare professionals, we are proud to provide a wide spectrum of primary and specialty care across the Greater Seattle Area.

Teamwork. Community. Opportunity. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Medical Center – Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), day shift CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT to join their Otolaryngology Clinic in North Seattle. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, close-knit clinic that values teamwork and camaraderie. Our Otolaryngology Clinic provides a wide range of treatments for disorders of the ear, nose, and throat, as well as treatments for sleep and allergy conditions. The Medical Assistant will play an active role in the procedure room, working in close partnership with clinic providers on a variety of minimally invasive procedures. Additionally, the Medical Assistant will be responsible for rooming patients, administering injections, and supporting providers with assigned back office responsibilities.

SCHEDULE:
The Medical Assistant will work Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week, day shift only. Our Otolaryngology Clinic is located in North Seattle, just off I-5.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bring patients to exam rooms and document heart rate, blood pressure, height and weight
Obtain patient history, determine patient needs, and prepare patient to see the medical provider
Provide patient care during minimally invasive office procedures
Administer medications, injections, and immunizations
Answer questions and follow through on patient inquiries
Perform duties associated with the completion of patient paperwork, including prior authorizations and diagnostic testing requests

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 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.

DESIRED:
Previous experience in an outpatient clinic setting
Familiarity with Epic EMR software
Strong relationship-building skills
Previous experience as a staff lead in a healthcare setting

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: Seattle, WA
Application Method: Online: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=195078&szCandidateID=0&szReturnToSearch=1
Base Pay: $21.67 - $31/ HR

Posted on March 02, 2022

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