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University of Washington Medical Center's Ambulatory Float Pool has oustanding opportunities for MULTIPLE Permanent/Full-Time or Temporary/Hourly MEDICAL ASSISTANTS.
As part of daily duties, Medical Assistants of the Ambulatory Float Team assist health care professionals in the examination and treatment of ambulatory patients in a variety of clinic settings by performing duties such as preparation of patient and environment for treatment, conducting basic laboratory and electrocardiogram tests, care of the patient post-treatments, patient education, and clerical reception functions including:
Schedule routine and special procedures such as sigmoidoscopy, joint aspiration, surgical biopsy, amniocentesis, and lumbar puncture.
Prepare patients for and assist health care professionals with the procedures.
Present portions of the pre- and post-procedure patient education sessions.
Perform procedures including ear irrigation, urethral catheterization, sterile dressing changes.
Perform basic laboratory examinations, venipuncture, and 12-lead electrocardiogram including rhythm strips, pregnancy testing, and throat cultures.
Monitor patient's condition following procedures
Observe and document in the medical record the patient's physical and emotional condition and vital signs.
Recognize and report symptomalogy of common medical illnesses to physician or nurse.
Schedule new and return appointments.
Use computer system to check patients in and out of clinics.
Answer incoming calls and serve as clinic receptionist when assigned.
Prepare medical record for clinic visit and document information to complete patient check-in process.
Verify presence of medical records and x-rays prior to scheduled appointments. Request existing records and x-rays as necessary.
Transport patients and lab specimens.
Monitor patient flow in clinic to assure efficient clinic operations.
Complete billing documents verifying the correctness of charges and that diagnoses have been obtained.
Respond to patient billing questions referring as necessary to appropriate source.
Order medical and clerical supplies.
Stock examination rooms.
Perform front desk reception duties: appointment scheduling/rescheduling, check-in/out, multi-line phone answering, etc.
Perform related medical assistant duties as required.
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.