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Medical Assistant – CARDIOLOGY (PART-TIME .675 FTE, DAYS)

Posted on February 18, 2022
SEIU 925
University of Washington
Part-time
2656.5
 - $ 
3688.3
 per month
Seattle, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

The MA will assist the care team made up of multiple care staff to improve the delivery of patient care. The MA will educate and communicate with the patient in preparation for any diagnostic testing and or treatment such as those offered within the clinic. These include echocardiogram and electrocardiogram services. In addition, patients will need post testing/visit education  which can include clerical functions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Transport patients and monitor condition following interventional procedures
  • Recognize emergent/urgent problems
  • Observe and document in the various patient tracking and supply billing systems
  • Recognize and report symptomalogy of common medical illnesses to physician or nurse
  • Assist with patient transports to and from floors and surgical specialties areas
  • Perform minor procedures including sterile dressing changes
  • Patient exam room turn-around, sterile tray set up
  • Transport laboratory specimens
  • Recognize and report abnormal patient events and situations to ECHO/ECG staff
  • Be present for portions of the pre- and post-patient visit education sessions
  • Prepare and assist during patient examinations
  • Monitor patient flow in clinic to assure efficient clinic operations
  • Schedule new and return appointment in tracking systems
  • Prepare medical record for clinic visit and document information to complete patient check-in process
  • Verify presence of medical records and patient bracelets, requesting existing records as necessary
  • Order medical and clerical supplies and stock examination rooms
  • Assist in the cleaning and maintenance of all Cardiology/ECHO/ECG and related clinical and diagnostic equipment
  • Perform related and requested duties as required
About the employer: University of Washington

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.

Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.

About your union: SEIU 925

SEIU 925 unites 17,000 people in Washington who work in education from early learning through higher education, as well as members who work in local government and nonprofits. We work together to provide quality education for children and students, to ensure that education remains a state priority, and to strengthen our workforce. We provide quality public services to our communities across the state. The mission of SEIU 925 is to win political and economic power for working people to advance the well-being of our members, their families and all working people by developing leaders who are a voice for change in the workplace and solidarity in our communities.

 

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