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), we’re 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. We’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
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 Ambulatory 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. The Float Pool Medical Assistant will play a key role supporting our clinics by performing patient care duties and assisting with back office responsibilities.
SCHEDULE: The Float Pool Medical Assistant will work 40 hours per week and will primarily support our healthcare providers in North Seattle. When needed, the Float Pool Medical Assistant will support our outpatient clinics in Lake Forest Park, Ballard, Fremont, Mill Creek, and Mountlake Terrace.
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
Assist providers during minimally invasive procedures
Administer medications, injections, and EKGs
Phone in pharmacy refills
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.
Previous experience in a clinic setting
Familiarity with Epic EMR software
Active BLS Certification
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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