1+ months


Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 186540
Job Location: Other Location
Job Location Detail: Roosevelt Clinics - 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105 
Posting Date: 02/24/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $3,480 - $4,653 per month ($20.08 - $26.84 per hour) 
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 

UW Medicines 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 tomorrows physicians, scientists and other health professionals.

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

The Ambulatory Float Team has multiple outstanding opportunities for full-time, part-time, and temporary, day shift, MEDICAL ASSISTANTS. The Ambulatory Float Team provides short and long term coverage for both planned and unplanned absences of the Ambulatory Care Division. This is a great opportunity to learn about our clinics first hand through various rotations!

As part of daily duties, Medical Assistants assist health care professionals in the examination and treatment of ambulatory patients in a variety of clinic settings 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.

  • Prepare patients for and assist health care professionals with procedures
  • Schedule routine and special procedures such as sigmoidoscopy, joint aspiration, surgical biopsy, amniocentesis, and lumbar puncture
  • Present portions of the pre- and post-procedure patient education sessions.
  • Perform procedures including ear irrigation, urethral catheterization, and sterile dressing changes
  • Perform basic laboratory examinations, venipuncture, and 12-lead electrocardiogram including rhythm strips, pregnancy testing, and throat cultures
  • Monitor patient's condition following procedures
  • Observe and document in the medical record the patient's physical and emotional condition and vital signs
  • Recognize and report symptomalogy of common medical illnesses to physician or nurse
  • Schedule new and return appointments
  • Use computer system to check patients in and out of clinics
  • Prepare medical record for clinic visit and document information to complete patient check-in process
  • Verify presence of medical records and x-rays prior to scheduled appointments
  • Request existing records and x-rays as necessary
  • Transport patients and lab specimens
  • Monitor patient flow in clinic to assure efficient clinic operations
  • Complete billing documents verifying the correctness of charges and that diagnoses have been obtained
  • Respond to patient billing questions referring as necessary to appropriate source
  • Order medical and clerical supplies
  • Stock examination rooms
  • Perform front desk reception duties: appointment scheduling/rescheduling, check-in/out, multi-line phone answering, etc.
  • Perform related medical assistant duties 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;
    equivalent education/experience.

    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.

  • 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.


    Posted: 2021-01-20 Expires: 2021-03-28

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