ABOUT THE UW MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHWEST OUTPATIENT CLINICS: Picture yourself at an organization that cares. For more than 50 years, UW Medical Center - Northwest (formerly, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center) has created a legacy of wellness for the Puget Sound region. With an ambulatory network that includes over 20 outpatient clinics, 2,000 employees, and a world-class staff of healthcare professionals, we are proud to provide a wide spectrum of primary and specialty care across the Greater Seattle Area.
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a full time, day shift CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT to join their Otolaryngology Clinic in North Seattle. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, close-knit clinic that values teamwork and camaraderie. The Otolaryngology Clinic provides a wide range of treatments for disorders of the ear, nose, and throat, as well as treatments for sleep and allergy conditions. The Medical Assistant will play an active role in the procedure room, working in close partnership with clinic providers on a variety of minimally invasive procedures. Additionally, the Medical Assistant will be responsible for rooming patients, administering injections, and supporting providers with assigned back office responsibilities.
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
Provide patient care during minimally invasive procedures
Administer medications and phone in pharmacy refills
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
Medical Assistant Certification or Medical Assistant Interim Certification in the State of Washington
Previous work experience in an outpatient clinic setting
Strong relationship-building skills
Previous experience as a staff lead in a healthcare setting
Familiarity with Epic EMR software
SCHEDULE: The Medical Assistant will work Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week. This is a no weekends, no holidays position.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.