MEDICAL ASSISTANT (FLOAT POOL)

  • UW Medicine
  • Seattle, 98133
  • Jul 29, 2020
Full time Health Care

Job Description

The UW Medical Center - Northwest Ambulatory Team has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, day shift CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT to join our Float Pool. As a Float Pool Medical Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of specialty areas, including orthopedic medicine, infectious diseases, women's health, vascular services, respiratory care, surgical services, and primary care. In this role, you will play a key role performing patient care duties, administering injections, and assisting with assigned back office responsibilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bring patients to exam room and document heart rate, blood pressure, height and weight
  • Obtain patient history, determine patient needs, and prepare patient to see the medical provider
  • Administer medication and phone in pharmacy refills
  • Answer questions and follow through on patient inquiries
  • Assist providers with clinic surgical procedures

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:

  • Medical Assistant Certification or Medical Assistant Interim Certification in the State of Washington
  • CPR Certification

DESIRED:

  • Previous experience in a fast-paced clinic setting
  • Familiarity with Epic EMR software

LOCATION: The Float Pool Medical Assistant will primarily support our healthcare providers in North Seattle. When needed, the Float Pool Medical Assistant will also support our outpatient clinics in Lake Forest Park, Ballard, Fremont, Mill Creek, and Mountlake Terrace.

SCHEDULE: This is a full time position, 40 hours per workweek.

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