As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life
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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.
UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) 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
UWNC - Kent/Des Moines Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for
a full-time (100%, 40 hours per week), day shift, MEDICAL ASSISTANT
(job profile: Medical Asst - Cert) . The Medical Assistant performs
duties required to assist health care professionals in the
examination and treatment of clinic patients, provides individual
and group patient education, conducts basic diagnostic tests,
provides follow-up for patient post-treatment care, and performs a
variety of clerical/administrative functions, provides standard
health messaging and education.
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
Performs basic laboratory examinations and reports abnormal
laboratory values. Assists in transporting patients as
Participates in pre- and post-procedure patient education.
May assist providers in conducting educational sessions.
Instructs patients on preparation for laboratory tests and
Other Duties as Requested
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
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
At least one year of medical assistant experience is
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.