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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 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 part time (90% FTE, 36 hours per week), variable shift REGISTERED MEDICAL ASSISTANT to join our Emergency Department. The Registered Medical Assistant will support RNs, ARNPs, and MDs in the evaluation and treatment of emergency department patients.
SCHEDULE: The Registered Medical Assistant will work variable 12 hour shifts, 36 hours per week, with rotating weekend shifts required.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides Patient Care
Performs Point-of-Care (POC) Testing, splinting, and wound care
Performs accurate and timely electrocardiograms
Assists patients to exam room and documents patient history, medications and vital signs
Assists RN with triage process
Facilitates flow of patients and maximizes operational efficiency
Equipment, Supplies and Work Environment
Maintains clean, stocked exam rooms
Inventories, orders and restocks supplies
Emergency Department Support
Obtains records from medical records or other clinics or hospitals
Transports patients within hospital departments
Answers questions and follows through on inquiries
Active licensure as a CNA, EMS, EMT, or Military Equivalent in the State of Washington AND eligible for licensure as a Medical Assistant Registered (MA-R)
6 months of experience in an Emergency Room, or equivalent experience in emergency medical services or paramedic services
1 year of experience in emergency medical services or paramedic services
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.
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.