UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT): Medical Assistant - Montlake, WA

Employer: University of Washington UW Medical Center - Montlake

Job Description:
$5,000 Sign-On Bonus available to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine#UWMRecruitmentIncentive

The UW Medical Center - Emergency Department has an outstanding opportunity for a Part-Time, 90% FTE, night shift, MEDICAL ASSISTANT. The Medical Assistant (MA) assists health care professionals in the examination and treatment of patients by performing duties such as preparation of patient and environment for treatment, conducting basic laboratory and electrocardiogram tests, care of the patient post-treatments, patient education, and clerical reception functions.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS
Convenient locations
Close proximity to public transportation

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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
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
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

ABOUT UW MEDICINE MONTLAKE
UW Medical Center – Montlake’s culture of excellence emphasizes collaboration, teamwork and a supportive environment that puts patients first — a place where every team member is heard and every contribution is valued. Our patient-centered care is powered by exploration. For more than 50 years, we’ve made discoveries that have helped set medical standards worldwide. Education is part of everything we do. From first of their kind, life-saving surgical procedures to routine adult, maternal and newborn medicine, we’re training the next generation of medical professionals.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

ABOUT UW MEDICINE - A HIGHER DEGREE OF HEALTHCARE
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.

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.
REQUIREMENTS:
L-CM | MEDICAL ASST CERT - WA State
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.

Contact Person:
Location: • Montlake, WA
Application Method: Apply online https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=226294&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1
Base Pay: $4528 - $6479 per month (night shift)


Posted on September 07, 2023

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