This recruitment offers a $4,000 Recruitment Incentive to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine#UWMRecruitmentIncentive
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 one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country. Additionally, with an ambulatory network that includes over 30 outpatient clinics, 200 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 (100% FTE, 40 hours per week), day shift CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT to join our outpatient Infusion Center, which is part of The Seattle Arthritis Clinic (TSAC). Seattle Arthritis Freestanding Infusion treats a broad range of conditions with chimeric monoclonal antibody, anti-inflammatory tumor necrosis factor inhibiting agents and other auto-immune biologics. The Medical Assistant will play a key role supporting patients receiving infusion therapy.
SCHEDULE: The Medical Assistant will work 40 per week, Monday - Friday. Our Infusion Center is in North Seattle, just off I-5.
Room patients and document heart rate, blood pressure, height, and weight
Obtain patient history, determine patient needs, and prepare patient to see the medical provider
Administer medications and injectables
Answer questions and follow through on patient inquiries
Oversee prior authorizations
Verify presence of medical records and diagnostic testing prior to an appointment
Ensure infusion rooms are stocked, clean, and ready for patients
Other duties as assigned
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 work experience in an outpatient infusion setting
Familiarity with EPIC EMR Software
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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