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Clinic Medical Assistant - healthcare - job employment

JobPosting
City: Seattle-tacoma
Date: 11 Jul 2019
Category: Medical / Health

Overview
About The Northwest Primary Care Lake Forest Park Clinic

The Northwest Primary Care Lake Forest Park Clinic (an affiliate of Northwest Hospital & UW Medicine) offers comprehensive primary care, ranging from prevention to treatment of chronic disease and acute illness. Our team of expert providers treats you and your family as if you were members of our own families. We take the time to get to know you personally, so we can assist you in making the best healthcare decisions for your individual health and lifestyle needs.

Patients choose Northwest Primary Care Lake Forest Park Clinic for our comprehensive range of services, our clinical expertise and our thoughtful, caring approach. Our providers specialize in many areas, including:

Wellness/Preventive Medicine
Women’s Health and Family Planning
Newborns, Children and Adolescent Care
Chronic Disease Management
Acute Health Problems
Osteopathic Medicine
About Northwest Hospital & UW Medicine

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. Over the years, we have been able to partner and combine practices, expanding our network to 20+ ambulatory clinics in multiple geographic locations, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines across primary and specialty care.

Our hospital & clinic staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

As a UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

We’re interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine - Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

UW Medicine – Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


Responsibilities

The Clinic Medical Assistant for the Lake Forest Park Clinic performs patient care duties, administers injections and assists with assigned back office duties.

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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