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MEDICAL ASSISTANT - ADULT MEDICINE CLINIC (FULL-TIME, DAYS)

Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA 98104

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - ADULT MEDICINE CLINIC (FULL-TIME, DAYS)

Req #: 182613
Department: HARBORVIEW MEDICAL CENTER - ADULT MEDICINE CLINIC
Posting Date: 01/20/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $3,480 - $4,653 per month 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.  

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.

As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis:  Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region.

Challenge. Collaboration. Compassion. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

The Adult Medicine Clinic at Harborview has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, day shift, MEDICAL ASSISTANT.  This position's hours are MONDAY-FRIDAY 9:30-6PM and some TUESDAYS 12-8pm.

Conveniently located in the First Hill neighborhood, the clinic offers comprehensive wellness care and treatment for acute and chronic illnesses. Internal medicine doctors, called internists, focus on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases and illnesses in adults. These practitioners may also serve as primary care physicians.

The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for patient care, clinic maintenance, and assisting other support and provider staff as needed. The MA is capable of performing certain clinical and clerical duties as trained and is responsible for ensuring that the clinic is opened, stocked, cleaned, and closed each day. The MA is responsible for providing care to a wide range of ethnically and culturally diverse patient population. As such, the Medical Assistant must be able to work with a diverse patient population.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Orders medical supplies, stocks rooms, and maintains an organized and clean space
  • Maintains clinic flow, working closely with providers to keep them organized in an attempt to have patients seen on time
  • Prepares patient for visit based on appointment type and chief complaint
  • Obtains vital signs on all patients
  • Performs venipuncture as needed
  • Administers clinic specific parenteral medications and testing agents via intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal routes
  • Performs diagnostic tests such as EKGs, blood glucose monitoring, urine dip-sticks, pregnancy tests, pulmonary peak flow monitoring, and other tests as designated
  • Prepares charts and ensures proper scanning of records
  • Able to function at front desk when assigned.
  • Responds appropriately in an emergency, knows hospital codes, delivers the crash cart and O2 to the scene, anticipates needs, and assists by keeping patients and staff clear of the area
  • Participates in clinic Quality Assurance.
  • Works as part of a Team and promotes a positive work environment and image of the clinic.
  • Performs front desk duties 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 REQUIREMENT:
    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.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT:
    Valid BLS/CPR Card


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

    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.

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    Posted: 2021-01-22 Expires: 2021-03-28

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