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University of Washington MEDICAL ASSISTANT - UWMC RADIOLOGY (FULL TIME, EVENINGS) in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 186323

Department: UWMC RADIOLOGY CLINIC

Posting Date: 01/13/2021

Closing Info:

Open Until Filled

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

Shift: Evening Shift

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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 UWMC Radiology Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for a full time MEDICAL ASSISTANT.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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

  • Assists in the following procedures: vasectomies, scrotal ultrasounds, prostate ultrasounds and biopsies, cystograms, TESA/TESE, fine needle aspirations, testopel insertions

  • 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 patients 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

  • May perform clerical coverage duties if needed by the clinic

  • 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

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.

DESIRED

  • Direct patient care in ambulatory care, men's health, preferred

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.

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