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MEDICAL ASSISTANT - WOMEN'S HEALTH CLINIC AT UW MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHWEST (TEMPORARY, DAYS)

University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104

MEDICAL ASSISTANT - WOMEN'S HEALTH CLINIC AT UW MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHWEST (TEMPORARY, DAYS)

Req #: 186446
Department: UWMC - NORTHWEST - MERIDIAN WOMEN'S HEALTH
Job Location: UW Medical Center - Northwest
Posting Date: 02/24/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: $19.77 - $28.72 per hour  
Union Position: Yes
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: This position is temporary, which means there is an annual cap on hours worked, but can be renewed each year. To view the UW definition of temporary, 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 temporary  (0% FTE, up to 40 hours per week), day shift CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT to join our Meridian Women's Health Clinic, located at the UW Medical Center-Northwest campus. This is a great opportunity to join a close-knit team that always puts their patients first. Our Meridian Women's Health Clinic is fast paced, and the Medical Assistants are integral to our overall function. Our Medical Assistants play a key role supporting patients during wellness exams, pregnancy care, family planning and gynecologic issues.

SCHEDULE:
This is a temporary, benefits-eligible position, anticipated to run from February 2021 to June 2021. The Medical Assistant will work Monday Friday, variable hours per week.

When needed, the Medical Assistant may travel to our women's health clinics in Ballard and Mill Creek.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Monitor and manage the flow of patients through the various provider sessions 
  • Prepare charts, patients and the environment for treatment 
  • Conduct basic diagnostic tests and assist providers in various procedures (such as pap, IUD placement/removal, colposcopy, LEEP, and ultrasound)
  • Administer medication and injections as ordered by the medical provider
  • Communicate with providers and team members about patients clinical condition, including results of diagnostic tests and symptomatology
  • Provide basic patient education and document both their teaching and care
  • Ensure that the clinic is opened, stocked, cleaned, and closed each day
  • Perform clerical and reception duties, including ordering, scheduling patients and other support as required

    As a member of the health care team, the Medical Assistant helps to create a culture of professional excellence and an environment that respects cultural, economic, ethnic and lifestyle differences of patients and staff.

  • 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 REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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.

  • DESIRED:
  • 2 years of current or recent medical assisting experience
  • Recent experience in a womens health environment is highly preferred
  • Familiarity with EPIC EMR software
  • Ability to learn and master practices quickly
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations
  • Excellent attendance; prompt and dependable
  • A positive, confident, can-do attitude is a plus! 

    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: 2021-01-21 Expires: 2021-03-27

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