Medical Assistant- Hepatology Clinic ($4000 Signing Bonus)- Seattle, WA

Employer: UW Medical Center

Job Description:
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 our Hepatology Clinic in North Seattle. Our Hepatology Clinic offers comprehensive medical and surgical treatment for patients with liver disorders and complex pancreas, liver, and gall bladder conditions. Our Hepatologists are led by a nationally recognized clinician and researcher, and the Medical Assistant will play a key role supporting patients with liver cancer, hepatitis, and end-stage liver disease. This is a great opportunity for a Medical Assistant interested in both front office and back office duties.

SCHEDULE:
The Medical Assistant will work Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week, day shift only.

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
Answer questions and follow through on patient inquiries
Administer medications, injections, and immunizations
Perform Fibroscans and scan/upload results
Perform all duties associated with the completion of patient paperwork, including prior authorizations, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) requests, and diagnostic testing requests
Assist with minor office procedures as needed

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

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=203998&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1
Base Pay: $21.67 - $31/ HR

Posted on March 17, 2022

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