1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104


Req #: 187295
Job Location: Other Location,  UW Medical Center - Northwest
Job Location Detail: North Seattle, Ballard, & Mill Creek 
Posting Date: 04/08/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $19.77 - $28.72 per hour  
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As an 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.

At UW Medical Center Northwest (formerly Northwest Hospital & Medical Center), were proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row. Were also one of the safest places to get care among the top 5% in the country.  

With an ambulatory network that includes over 30 outpatient clinics, 200 employees, and a world-class staff of healthcare professionals, UW Medical Center Northwest is proud to provide a wide spectrum of primary and specialty care across the Greater Seattle Area.

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

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 their Heart Institute Clinics in North Seattle, Ballard, and Mill Creek. This is a great opportunity to join a team of cardiologists, surgeons, and clinicians who are internationally recognized for their expertise in coronary artery disease, heart rhythm disturbances, and congenital heart disease.

The Medical Assistant will work 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday, and will float to three clinic locations. This is a no weekends, no holidays position.

The Certified Medical Assistant will support daily clinic flow at the Heart Institute locations in Ballard, Mill Creek, and North Seattle.
  • 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
  • Administer EKGs, external monitor placements, and exercise tolerance tests
  • Provide support during clinical procedures
  • Answer questions and follow through on patient inquiries

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Familiarity with Epic EMR software
  • Active BLS Certification
  • Previous work experience in a cardiology setting

    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 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.


    Posted: 2021-02-18 Expires: 2021-05-09

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