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Medical Assistant- Endoscopy

Company: Optum
Location: Seattle
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a sign on bonus! 

Hours: Full Time; Monday – Friday; 4 ten hour shifts; Specific Days & Times TBD

Location:  The Polyclinic 1145 Broadway

The Polyclinic is actively seeking Medical Assistants (MAs) in Seattle-Broadway location!


Reprocess, store and maintain endoscopy scopes/equipment and order supplies/linen/equipment to ensure the Endoscopy Center is fully equipped for patient procedures. This position also requires front office check in, greeting/escorting/transporting patients, assisting the physician and RN during the procedure and with procedure set up and room turn over, unit and equipment cleaning and documenting into the patient record/EMR.


  • Prepare supplies and equipment for reprocessing/sterilization.
  • Endoscope cleaning, high level disinfection and maintenance.
  • Responsible for procedure equipment set up and orchestrating what scopes need to be used when, where and by whom.
  • Monitors, orders, stocks and maintains supplies, linen, equipment and/or instruments.
  • Support physicians, CRNAs and RNs by assisting in procedure rooms including set up and turn over.
  • Support nursing staff by assisting with room turnover and patient recovery/discharge/transport.
  • Perform check in procedures and clerical duties at the front desk and throughout the unit.
  • Work as a team member within the endoscopy center and with all other Polyclinic departments.
  • Supports and upholds established department policies, procedures, objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection control and codes and requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities; assists in maintaining compliance with accreditation and other internal and external regulatory standards.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


Education:  High school diploma required 


  • Active BCLS/CPR certification for health care providers required
  • Active Certified Medical Assistant license in the state of Washington


  • Previous endoscopy technician/reprocessing experience preferred
  • One year previous hospital or medical office experience preferred


  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Exhibits a caring, collaborative and compassionate manner
  • Strong typing and computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to problem solve technical equipment and instrumentation problems
  • Able to adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting
  • Flexibility

Keywords: Optum, Seattle , Medical Assistant- Endoscopy, Other , Seattle, Washington

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