UW MEDICAL CENTER: Medical Assistant - NW Ambulatory Float Pool - Seattle, WA

Employer: University of Washington UW Medical Center - Northwest

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 Ambulatory Float Pool. Our Ambulatory Float Pool provides short term and long term staffing coverage for planned and unplanned absences. As a Float Pool Medical Assistant, you'll have the opportunity to work in a variety of specialty areas, including orthopedic medicine, infectious disease, women's health, respiratory care, and surgical services. This is a great opportunity to join a team where no two shifts are alike.

Room patients, take vital signs, and reconcile records
Perform injections
Prepare and clean exam rooms
Submit medication prior authorizations
Recognizes symptoms of common medical illnesses and accurately reports to provider
Acts as a liaison between patient, patient’s family and providers
Assists provider with procedures and medical exams
Performs point of care testing and reports abnormal laboratory values
Assists in transporting patients as required

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
Must be Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified or achieve this designation within 6-months of hire. Failure to achieve and/or maintain this designation will result in termination of employment
Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider CPR card

UW Medical Center - Northwest is a good friend and neighbor in North Seattle and south Snohomish county, providing a nationally recognized level of care with a 60-year record of meeting local needs. Every team member is treated with kindness and respect and valued for their unique contribution to the healing and well-being of each patient. And every team member is encouraged to grow professionally. As part of the UW Medicine community of care, we offer a stable, rewarding, healthy work environment with great benefits and opportunities for advancement.

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

UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.
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 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 [email protected].

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.

Employees of the University of Washington are required 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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Base Pay: $24.89 - $34.58/hr

Posted on May 04, 2023

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