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University of Washington MEDICAL ASSISTANT - EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT (FULL-TIME, NIGHTS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 186327


Posting Date: 01/13/2021

Closing Info:

Open Until Filled

Salary: $3,480 - $4,653 per month

Shift: Night Shift


As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

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.

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.

Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community.

The Emergency Department at UW Medical Center-Montlake has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time, night shift, MEDICAL ASSISTANT.

The Emergency Department is staffed by board-certified emergency medicine physicians and highly trained emergency nurses who provide high-quality, compassionate emergency care for all in need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

As part of a major medical center and located on the University of Washington campus, the emergency department is equipped to treat the most complex and critical emergency medical conditions and illnesses. We provide specialized care in areas such as cardiology, stroke, high-risk pregnancy—including a neonatal intensive care unit—oncology, transplantation and orthopedics.

The individual in this position will perform duties to assist and support other health care professionals (RN, ARNP, MD) in the evaluation and treatment of emergency department patients. As a member of the health care team, the medical assistant provides ongoing communication with other emergency staff regarding patient concerns and clinical condition as needed and helps to maintain an environment that respects cultural, economic, ethnic and lifestyle differences. Competitive candidates will have completed a Medical Assistant Training Program, have experience providing direct patient care in an Emergency Department or as an EMT, and exhibit clear and concise communications skills, both verbal and written.


  • Perform some direct patient care such as wound irrigation, diagnostic testing (ECG, venipuncture), crutch walking/teaching

  • Restock patient care area with supplies

  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient evaluation

  • Assisting healthcare professionals with procedures as needed

  • Providing patient transport to other hospital areas

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.

Legal Requirement: 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 employment.

Additional Requirement: Valid BLS/CPR Card

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.

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.