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.
The Maternal and Infant Care 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.
Monitors and manages the flow of patients in the clinic throughout the day
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
Maintains sterile technique during treatments and special procedures as indicated
Provides accurate, appropriate, and culturally sensitive education to clinic patients
Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age
Maintains infection control standards including hand hygiene and appropriate use of personal protective attire
Responds appropriately to patients in physical distress or emergency situations
Assists providers and clinic RNs in the maintenance of clinic processes to ensure timely follow-up on reported test results
Assists with coordination of care including clarifying patient follow-up and scheduling patient appointments
Accurately and thoroughly documents provision of patient care in a timely manner
Maintains, completes and submits required clinic reports and audits in a timely manner
Performs duties of PSS, office assistants or other support staff as required by clinic needs
Answers telephone calls in a professional manner and directs calls appropriately
Responds to patient issues and refers issues as appropriate
Demonstrates understanding of billing practices
Performs other related duties as required
Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology
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.
REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: •Completion of Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA); •Must be Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified or MAC-Interim with plans to achieve this designation during the 6 month probationary period. Failure to achieve and/or maintain this designation will result in termination of employment.
Demonstrated computer experience on PC or PC-compatible, using a variety of software, including Word.
Excellent customer service skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team.
Experience or basic knowledge of working with diverse populations.
Knowledge of EPIC.
Prefer one year experience providing direct patient care, preferably in a High-risk OB clinic setting
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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