University of Washington MEDICAL ASSISTANT LEAD (FULL-TIME, DAYS) in Seattle, Washington
Req #: 189176
Department: UW NEIGHBORHOOD CLINICS - SOUTH LAKE UNION CLINIC
Posting Date: 04/08/2021
Closing Info: Open Until Filled
Salary: $21.81 - $31.75 per hour
Shift: First Shift
Notes: As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-classified-staff-20210208.pdf)
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. UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) is a network of community-based clinics throughout the Puget Sound region. The clinics offer a wide spectrum of primary care services, as well as secondary care, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Urgent care services are offered seven days a week at select locations. The clinics are consistently recognized for high quality standards by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Program. Compassion. Innovation. Excellence. ( https://www.uwmedicine.org/employment-at-neighborhood-clinics) Become part of our team, and join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our community. UWNC - South Lake Union Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (100%, 40 hours per week), day shift, MEDICAL ASSISTANT LEAD (job profile: Medical Asst – Cert Lead). The Medical Assistant Lead leads the work of Medical Assistants and others in the clinical operation of a patient care setting. In addition to regularly assigned MA duties, the MA Lead assists in the hiring of staff; provide feedback for performance evaluations; participate in the training and orienting of staff; identify and help resolve staff and operational issues. RESPONSIBILITIES
Schedule and assign Medical Assistants and others to ensure appropriate staffing
Train Medical Assistants and others; serve as a resource to other clinical staff, maintain training and orientation material for Medical Assistants and others
Participate in interviewing applicants and training and orienting new employees; provide information to supervisor for hiring decisions and employee performance evaluations
Schedule routine and special procedures such as dressing application, ear irrigation, pelvic examination, suture placement and removal, sigmoidoscopy, joint aspiration, surgical biopsy, amniocentesis, and lumbar puncture; prepare patients for and assist health care professionals with the procedures and monitor patients condition following procedures;
Observes and communicates to MA’s standard work procedure for adherence of infection control practices. Gives immunizations and other Injections
Perform related duties as required.
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 AND one year experience as a Medical Assistant; OR
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience as a Medical Assistant providing direct patient care in a health care setting AND eligible for State of Washington certification designation as Medical Assistant – Certified; OR
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.