MEDICAL ASSISTANT - UROLOGY CLINIC (FULL-TIME, DAYS)

Employer
University of Washington
Location
Seattle, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
MEDICAL ASSISTANT - UROLOGY CLINIC (FULL-TIME, DAYS) Req #:205683Department:UW MEDICAL CENTER - MONTLAKE - UROLOGY CLINIC Job Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake Posting Date:04/20/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:$3,682 - $5,269 per month 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.

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.

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

The UW Medical Center - Urology Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, day shift, MEDICAL ASSISTANT. Medical Assistants (MAs) perform duties to assist health care professionals in the examination and treatment of patients. As a member of the health care team, the Medical Assistant helps to create a culture of professional excellence and helps to maintain an environment that respects cultural, economic, ethnic and lifestyle differences of patients and staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Monitors and manages the flow of patients in the clinic
  • Demonstrates the ability to be organized and effectively prioritizes work tasks for the needs of the clinic
  • Performs direct patient care procedures according to their level of education, certification, and clinic protocol
  • Provides skilled assistance to providers performing patient care procedures in the clinic
  • Provides accurate, appropriate, and culturally sensitive education to clinic patients
  • Assists with coordination of care including clarifying patient follow-up and scheduling patient for chemotherapy and immunotherapy infusions, imaging and lab appointments.
  • Ensures exam rooms are properly stocked with equipment and supplies
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age
  • Assists providers and clinic nursing staff in the maintenance of clinic processes to ensure timely follow-up on reported test results
  • Accurately and thoroughly documents provision of patient care in a timely manner
  • Performs duties of other support staff as required by clinic needs
  • Performs other 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.

    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].

    COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

    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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