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

Req #: 232510


Posting Date: 04/09/2024

Closing Info: Open Until Filled

Salary: $4,902 - $7,018 per month

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-Montlake - Otolaryngology has an outstanding opportunity for a Lead Medical Assistant - Certified. WORK SCHEDULE

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


  • Conveniently located near public transportation

  • Make a difference for the patients and employees we serve

  • Opportunity to provide career growth DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Located at UW Medical Center - Montlake, our specialty clinic has fellowship-trained surgeons, who assess and treat all head and neck conditions.Our specialists care for patients with otology and vestibular disorders, nasal obstruction and breathing issues, chronic sinusitis, tumors at the base of the skull and laryngeal conditions, as well as patients needing head and neck surgery or facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership to medical assistants

  • Schedule and assign medical assistants to ensure appropriate staffing

  • Train medical assistants and others and serve as a resource to other clinical providers

  • Participate in the interview process for medical assistants and other clinical hires

  • Train and orient new employees

  • Manage clinic flow using organizational ability to effectively prioritize work tasks to ensure that patients are seen in a timely manner and that clinic needs are met

  • Provide accurate, appropriate, and culturally sensitive education to clinic patients

  • Oversee coordination of care by assisting providers in the maintenance of clinic processes to ensure timely follow-up on reported test results

  • Perform related duties 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-MONTLAKE UW Medical Center is an acute care academic medical center 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 seven specialties, UW Medical Center prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances.The UW Medical Center-Montlake campus is located on the edge of the beautiful UW campus which includes many amenities available to our staff as well as very convenient public transit options including the Sound Transit’s light rail station across the street. Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our?team. 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 public?by 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. Find your place at Washington’s only integrated health system devoted to improving the health of all people. ( 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.