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UW Medical Center – Northwest is a full-service medical center based in North Seattle. We are a non-profit community hospital offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 2,000 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus, just north of Seattle.
UW Medical Center – Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), day shift CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT to join our Endoscopy unit. The Medical Assistant will play a key support role on a growing team that values exceptional patient care and collaboration.
SCHEDULE: The Medical Assistant will work a 4x10 schedule, 7am – 5:30pm, with some on-call weekend responsibilities when needed.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Working under direct supervision of an RN or MD, the Medical Assistant will assist the Endoscopy Department in providing patient care in an efficient and professional manner.
The Medical Assistant:
Assists in the care of all patients admitted to Endoscopy
Assists in preparation of patients for endoscopy and the performance of endoscopic procedures
Assists with the maintenance cleaning and use of endoscopy equipment and supplies
Uses computer system to chart and view schedule and patient information as needed
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.
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.
1 year of recent clinic or hospital experience as a Medical Assistant
Proven experience in a fast-paced environment with a diverse patient population
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.
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