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Optum Medical Assistant Certified-GI--Signing bonus!! in Seattle, Washington

This position is eligible for a $5000 sign on bonus!

The Polyclinic is actively seeking Medical Assistants (MA) for Gastroenterology in Seattle, WA.

The Medical Assistant functions as an integral member of the team and is responsible for providing assistance to patients, and nursing staff with direct and indirect patient care, ensuring smooth work and patient flow within the department.

Schedule: 4 – 10 hour days after training (90 days)

Location: Broadway

The Medical Assistant is responsible for and not limited to:

  • Delivering high quality patient care through face-to-face, telephone and electronic contact with for the purpose of examination, treatment, monitoring, and preparation for diagnostic tests or procedure.

  • Notifying the RN and/or provider immediately in situations where the patient is unstable or requires urgent or emergent care.

  • Assisting with care under the direct supervision of the RN and provider.


Education: High school diploma/GED (preferred) or equivalent experience.

Experience: One to two years of experience as a medical assistant, preferred.


  • Current Medical Assistant – Certified credential in Washington State

  • Current Interim Medical Assistant – Certified permit in Washington State

  • Required to obtain Medical Assistant – Certified credential in Washington State prior to the interim permit expiration date.

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 Vaccination status.

Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role.

  • Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements.

  • UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance.

Employees are required to screen for symptoms using an approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe.

Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a worksite building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

Interested in learning more about the healthcare field? Let’s talk about our Medical Assistant opportunities and your career growth!

Benefits Overview

  • Health, vision and dental benefits

  • Paid time off

  • 401k

  • Life insurance

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace.

Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.