EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT (REGISTERED MEDICAL ASSISTANT)

    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $26.69 - $39.79

    Job Description

    SCHEDULE: The Medical Assistant will work 24 hours per week, 7pm - 7am, with rotating weekend shifts.

    ABOUT UW MEDICAL CENTER - NORTHWEST
    UW Medical Center - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.

    The UW Medical Center - Northwest Emergency Department has an outstanding opportunity for a part time, night shift REGISTERED MEDICAL ASSISTANT. The Medical Assistant will support RNs, ARNPs, and MDs in the evaluation and treatment of emergency department patients.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Provides Patient Care
  • Performs Point-of-Care (POC) Testing, splinting, and wound care
  • Performs accurate and timely electrocardiograms
  • Assists patients to exam room and documents patient history, medications and vital signs
  • Assists RN with triage process
  • Facilitates flow of patients and maximizes operational efficiency
  • Equipment, Supplies and Work Environment
  • Maintains clean, stocked exam rooms
  • Inventories, orders and restocks supplies
  • Emergency Department Support
  • Obtains records from medical records or other clinics or hospitals
  • Transports patients within hospital departments
  • Answers questions and follows through on inquiries
  • REQUIREMENTS:
  • Active licensure as a CNA, EMS, EMT, or Military Equivalent in the State of Washington AND eligible for licensure as a Medical Assistant Registered (MA-R)
  • 6 months of experience in an Emergency Room, or equivalent experience
  • BLS Certification
  • DESIRED:
  • 1 year of experience in emergency medical services or paramedic services
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

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    Posting ID: 556638452Posted: 2020-05-28