Clinic Medical Assistant - NW Respiratory Associates - $3k Sign-On Bonus!

UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

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Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: Vocational Degree Required
Certificates: CPR
Experience Level: All|New Grad
Compensation: NA
Signing Bonus Amount: $300,000.00

Clinic Medical Assistant - NW Respiratory Associates - $3k Sign-On Bonus!

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ID  2017-7452

Type  Full Time

Department  7400 NW Respiratory Associates

FTE  1.00

Shift  1st, Days

Posted Date  8/14/2017

Job Location  US-WA-Seattle

New Grads?  Yes

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Overview:

Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.  We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:

The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award
The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award
This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.
The Stroke Care Excellence Award
Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. 

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services.  With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. 

Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. 

As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Responsibilities:

Northwest Respiratory Associates is seeking a Certified Medical Assistant who is looking for an opportunity to join an excellent team supporting six pulmonology providers. We are located on the Northwest Hospital campus.

The successful candidate will be flexible, organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks as well as perform the highest level of patient care possible, with a focus on the Patients Are First principles.

The Clinic Medical Assistant performs patient care duties, administers injections and assists with assigned back office duties.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

1. Providing Patient Care, includes but is not limited to:

Assists patients to exam room and documents heart rate, blood pressure, height and weight.
Obtains patient history, determines complaint/problem and prepares individual to see the medical provider.
Administers medications both orally and by injection.
Assists with labeling lab specimen.
Phones in pharmacy refills for patients as requested.

2. Equipment, Supplies and Work Environment, includes but is not limited to:

Maintains clean, stocked exam rooms.
Maintains medication sample cupboard.
Inventories, orders, and restocks clinic supplies.

3. Customer Service and Support, includes but is not limited to:

Acts as a back-up front office staff member as needed; answers telephone using defined etiquette standards; route calls and messages.
Answers questions and follows through on inquiries.
Assists and supports other staff members as needed.

***New employees of Northwest Hospital Clinics are eligible to receive a $3000.00 sign on bonus***

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Qualifications:

Education Background

High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Completion of at least a 1-year Medical Assistant Training Program.

Licensure, Registration, Certification 

Medical Asst – Certified.
CPR certification required.

Special Training/Skills

Basic computer skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to administer injections and perform basic lab testing, immunizations, urinary catheter insertions, EKG, allergy testing, etc.
Familiarity with electronic medical records.
Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.

Physical Abilities 

Must be able to safely maneuver patients and supplies.
Able to sit for four hours at a time.  Able to operate a computer.

Physical Demand Level:  Medium

In an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

Lift / Carry

20 to 50 pounds occasionally

10 to 25 pounds frequently

up to 10 pounds constantly

As required, must be able to-

Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

Push and Pull

Perform fine motor functions

Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.

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