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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.
Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.
The UWMC Heart Institute, Cardiology Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time MEDICAL ASSISTANT. The Medical Assistant performs duties required to assist health care professionals in the examination and treatment of ambulatory patients such as preparation of patient and environment for treatment, conducting basic laboratory and electrocardiogram tests, care of the patient post-treatments, patient education, and clerical reception functions.
Transport patients before and after echocardiographic procedures
Monitor patient’s vitals and overall well being
Recognize emergent/urgent problems
Observe and document in the various patient tracking and supply billing systems; recognize and report symptomatology of common medical illnesses to physician or nurse
Recognize and report abnormal patient events and situations, report to ECHO/ECG staff
Be present for portions of the pre- and post-procedure patient education sessions
Prepare and assist during patient examinations
Monitor patient flow in clinic to assure efficient clinic operations
Update electronic white board. Schedule outpatient and inpatient echo examinations into the electronic white board system and confirm the information displayed is correct and accurate
Schedule new and return appointments in Cardiology/ECHO Tracking systems; use computer system to check patients in and out of clinics
Prepare medical record for clinic visit and document information to complete patient check-in process
Verify presence of medical records and patent bracelets, for example: name bands and allergy bands. Request existing records as necessary
Order medical and clerical supplies and stock examination rooms
Assist in the cleaning and maintenance of all Cardiology/ECHO/ECG and related equipment
On-call as required
Perform related duties as required
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 REQUIREMENT 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.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT Valid BLS/CPR Card
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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