UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center - Main Campus

Clinic Medical Assistant - Summit Cardiology

US-WA-Seattle
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-7621
Type
Part Time
Department
6560 Summit Cardiology
FTE
0.60
Shift
1st, Days
New Grads?
Yes

Overview

If you value quality, respect, teamwork, & compassion in the workplace then we want to meet with you. Our core values are important to us, and we are currently looking for a Medical Assistant who shares the same standards.

Responsibilities

Perform administrative and clinical duties under the direction of a physician or nurse practitioner. Administrative duties include scheduling procedures and maintaining medical records. Clinical duties include taking/recording vital signs, medication review, preparing patients for examination; refilling medications; performing capillary puncture and data management in our anticoagulation clinic; and hooking up device monitors.

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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