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 Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals.
UW Medicine has multiple opportunities for full-time, part-time, and temporary Certified Medical Assistants throughout the Greater Seattle Area and is hosting a Virtual Hiring Event!
Interviews will take place on Indeed's virtual interviewing platform. Please RSVP for a time slot at https://events.indeed.com/event/49172/ or CLICK HERE.
Our Medical Assistants play a key role supporting our healthcare providers in the examination and treatment of patients. They are responsible for rooming patients, obtaining medical histories, administering injections, running EKGs, and assisting with back office responsibilities.
Opportunities are available in a variety of practice areas at UW Medical Center – Montlake, UW Medical Center – Northwest, and Harborview Medical Center.
Bring patients to exam rooms and document heart rate, blood pressure, height, and weight
Obtain patient history, determine patient needs, and prepare patient to see the medical provider
Assist with clinical procedures
Administer injections and EKGs
Provide post-treatment patient care and education
Answer questions and follow through on patient inquiries
Monitor and manage patient flow
Perform clerical reception functions
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; OR equivalent education/experience.
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.
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 undergraduate 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.