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MEDICAL ASSISTANT - MATERNAL AND INFANT CARE CLINIC (FULL-TIME, DAYS)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - MATERNAL AND INFANT CARE CLINIC (FULL-TIME, DAYS)

Req #: 187254
Department: MATERNAL AND INFANT CARE CLINIC
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 03/29/2021 
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.

Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Reports No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.

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

The Maternal and Infant Care Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, day shift, MEDICAL ASSISTANT.

Medical Assistants (MAs) perform duties to assist health care professionals in the examination and treatment of patients. As a member of the health care team, the Medical Assistant helps to create a culture of professional excellence and helps to maintain an environment that respects cultural, economic, ethnic and lifestyle differences of patients and staff. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Monitors and manages the flow of patients in the clinic throughout the day
  • Demonstrates the ability to be organized and effectively prioritizes work tasks for the needs of the clinic
  • Performs direct patient care procedures according to their level of education, certification, and clinic protocol
  • Provides skilled assistance to providers performing patient care procedures in the clinic
  • Maintains sterile technique during treatments and special procedures as indicated
  • Provides accurate, appropriate, and culturally sensitive education to clinic patients
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patients age
  • Maintains infection control standards including hand hygiene and appropriate use of personal protective attire
  • Responds appropriately to patients in physical distress or emergency situations
  • Assists providers and clinic RNs in the maintenance of clinic processes to ensure timely follow-up on reported test results
  • Assists with coordination of care including clarifying patient follow-up and scheduling patient appointments
  • Accurately and thoroughly documents provision of patient care in a timely manner
  • Maintains, completes and submits required clinic reports and audits in a timely manner
  • Performs duties of PSS, office assistants or other support staff as required by clinic needs
  • Answers telephone calls in a professional manner and directs calls appropriately
  • Responds to patient issues and refers issues as appropriate
  • Demonstrates understanding of billing practices
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology

    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.

    REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:
    Completion of Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA);
    Must be Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified or MAC-Interim with plans to achieve this designation during the 6 month probationary period. Failure to achieve and/or maintain this designation will result in termination of employment. 

    DESIRED:
  • Demonstrated computer experience on PC or PC-compatible, using a variety of software, including Word. 
  • Excellent customer service skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team. 
  • Experience or basic knowledge of working with diverse populations. 
  • Knowledge of EPIC. 
  • Prefer one year experience providing direct patient care, preferably in a High-risk OB clinic 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.


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    Posted: 2021-02-18 Expires: 2021-04-29

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