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As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. 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.
Harborview Medical Center's Outpatient Float Pool has an outstanding opportunity for a Full-Time Certified Medical Assistant who has Pediatric and/or Women's Health experience.
SUMMARY: Under general supervision, the Outpatient Float Pool Medical Assistant (MA) will assist the medical and nursing staff by performing delegated tasks that involve direct patient care; technical procedures or monitoring that may be invasive and require skills validations; transportation of patients, supplies and specimens; ordering and stocking of supplies; and maintenance of special equipment, including sterile equipment and set-ups. The MA role may include coordinating the clerical activities and supporting the front desk activities for patient care in the clinic. Participate in clinic and selected divisional activities to promote effective problem solving and communication.
Float to clinics for short or extended periods of time that could potentially include variable hours (days/evenings: which could include shift start time of 7:00 a.m. or shift end time of 8:30 p.m.) and days (Sunday-Saturday). (Discussions will occur prior to any changes for individuals with set schedules and required notification of any such schedule change would be provided).
Demonstrate flexibility in accepting assignments and working with different groups of teams on a daily basis
Demonstrate ability to become a team player without getting involved in clinic issues
Demonstrate and maintain clinical skill competence that fall within MA scope of practice to include venipuncture, suture/staple removal, all point of care testing (color vision test; urine dip; urine pregnancy; hemoccult/seracult testing; blood sugar check), EKG, PPD placement, injections, simple dressing changes and other specific, specialty care skills
Ensure completion of clinic-associated tasks by end of shift to include all documentation requirements and any necessary hand-off to core staff
Maintain level of knowledge to function effectively in all AACS clinics oriented to
Facilitate communication with clinic RN3/Charge RN regarding any clinic changes.
As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
EMPLOYEE REFERRAL PROGRAM Classified Medical Assistant positions are eligible for participation in the Employee Referral Program. If you were referred to these positions from a current UW employee, be sure to give them credit. In order for employees to be eligible for the ERP incentive, you must include their name in the assessment you will be asked to take following your application for this position.
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;
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.
Pediatric and/or Women's Health experience.
At least 1 year experience working as an MA-C.
Energetic and flexible individual who has experience with: *floating to multiple clinic environments; *is able to perform POCT, phlebotomy, EKGs, *clinic flow; *comfortable with administering injections/immunizations *experience with EPIC EMR system
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.