University of Washington
Seattle, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
MEDICAL ASSISTANT/LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (MULTIPLE OPENINGS) - $4000 SIGN-ON BONUS Req #:205692Department:UW PRIMARY CARE - MULTIPLE LOCATIONS Job Location: Seattle - Downtown, Seattle - Northgate, Seattle - Other, Seattle - South Lake Union, UW Medicine Primary Care Posting Date:05/10/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:MA: $21.67 - $31.00 per hour, LPN: $24.60 - $35.47 per hour Union Position:YesShift:First Shift Notes:As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. 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.

UW Primary Care is a network of community-based clinics throughout the Puget Sound region. The clinics offer a wide spectrum of primary care services, as well as secondary care, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Urgent care services are offered seven days a week at select locations. The clinics are consistently recognized for high quality standards by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Program.

Compassion. Innovation. Excellence. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

UW Primary Care has outstanding opportunities for full-time/part-time, day shift, CMA/LPN. The CMA/LPN is responsible for promoting efficient patient flow and assisting the provider with patient care, procedures, tests and record keeping.


  • Ballard
  • Belltown (Downtown Seattle)
  • Factoria
  • Federal Way
  • Fremont
  • Issaquah
  • Kent/Des Moines
  • Mountlake Terrace
  • Northgate
  • Northwest Outpatient Medical Center
  • Ravenna (near UW Seattle campus/U-village)
  • Shoreline
  • South Lake Union
  • Woodinville
  • Float Pool


    Medical Assistant
  • Prepare patients for examination and treatment by rooming patient, taking vitals, recording patient history, obtain the chief complaint, and update significant changes in the patient history, for example recent hospitalization and emergency department visits. Review the patient medication list for patient adherence and notify the provider of changes or problems. Assist with examinations, procedures and treatments; apply sterile technique as indicated and maintain infection control measures. Following all components of our patient rooming expectations.
  • Observes and documents the patient’s condition and vital signs into the electronic medical record. Recognizes symptomatology of common medical illnesses and accurately reports to provider.
  • Acts as a liaison between patient, patient’s family and providers.
  • Schedules, prepares, and assists provider with procedures.
  • Performs basic laboratory examinations and reports abnormal laboratory values. Assists in transporting patients as required.
  • Participates in pre- and post-procedure patient education.
  • May assist providers in conducting educational sessions. Instructs patients on preparation for laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures.
  • Other Duties as Requested

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Assists patients to exam room and documents heart rate, blood pressure, height and weight.
  • Obtains patient history, determines complaint/problem and prepares individual to see the medical provider.
  • Administers injections
  • Provides patient follow-up as directed by physician.
  • Educates patients as necessary regarding health care concerns.
  • Stocks and maintains supplies in exam room.
  • Maintains medication supplies, checking expiration dates on a regular basis.
  • Tracks narcotics as required.

  • 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
  • Graduate of accredited school for practical nursing; 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, OR
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the state of Washington

    At least one year of medical assistant experience is preferred

    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.
    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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