1+ months

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - PAIN CLINIC (FULL TIME, DAYS)

Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA 98104

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - PAIN CLINIC (FULL TIME, DAYS)

Req #: 188515
Department: UWMC PAIN CLINIC
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake
Posting Date: 03/24/2021 
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 Pain 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
  • 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
  • Provides accurate, appropriate, and culturally sensitive education to clinic patients
  • Cleans scopes as directed to ensure availability for procedures
  • Ensures exam rooms are properly stocked with equipment and supplies
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patients age
  • Assists providers and clinic nursing staff 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
  • Performs duties of other support staff as required by clinic needs
  • Performs other related duties as required

    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.

    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: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-05-26

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