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University of Washington MEDICAL ASSISTANT (100% FTE, DAYS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 233947


Posting Date: 05/14/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $26.39 - $37.76 per hour

Shift: First Shift

Notes: The University of Washington (UW) offers a wide range of benefits as part of your total compensation package. Choose from top medical and dental insurance programs; plan for your future with tax-deferred investing through the UW retirement options; enjoy generous vacation and sick leave policies; and protect yourself and your family with life and long-term disability insurance. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (

This recruitment offers a $5,000 Signing Bonus to eligible new employees joining UW Medicine #UWMRecruitmentIncentive UW Medical Center-Northwest - Hand, Elbow and Shoulder Center has an outstanding opportunity for a Medical Assistant - Certified (MA-C). WORK SCHEDULE

  • Full-time, 100% FTE (40 hours per week)

  • Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm


  • Conveniently located near public transportation

  • Make a difference for the patients and employees we serve

  • Opportunity to provide career growth DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Located in North Seattle, the Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Center at Meridian Pavilion treats sports injuries and helps you manage arthritis and occupational conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Room patients, take vital signs, and reconcile records

  • Perform injections

  • Prepare and clean exam rooms

  • Submit medication prior authorizations

  • Recognize symptoms of common medical illnesses and accurately report to provider

  • Act as a liaison between patient, patient’s family and providers

  • Assist provider with procedures and medical exams

  • Perform point of care testing and report abnormal laboratory values

  • Assist in transporting patients as required REQUIRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

  • Must be Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified or achieve this designation within 6-months of hire. Failure to achieve and/or maintain this designation will result in termination of employment

  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider CPR card ABOUT UW MEDICAL CENTER-NORTHWEST UW Medical Center is an acute care hospital located in Seattle with two campuses: Montlake and Northwest. As the No. 1 hospital in Seattle and Washington State since 2012 (U.S. News & World Report) and nationally ranked in six specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances.The UW Medical Center–Northwest campus offers emergency and inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and therapeutic care. It is located in north Seattle on a beautiful, easy-to-access 44-acre campus that includes the neighboring Northwest Outpatient Medical Center and Specialty Care Meridian Pavilion. Teamwork. Community. Opportunity. Become part of ourteam. Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. ABOUT UW MEDICINE – WHERE YOUR IMPACT GOES FURTHER UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center. UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the publicby advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.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. Nearly 29,000 healthcare professionals, researchers, and educators work in the UW Medicine family of organizations that includes: Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Medicine Primary Care, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest. Become part of our team. ( Join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

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