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Medical Assistant - $3,000 sign on bonus!

Company: UW Health
Location: Madison
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

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Become part of one of the nation's leading academic medical centers. You will find your work as a Medical Assistant in Surgical Specialties both rewarding and challenging.

We are seeking a Medical Assistant to:

  • Join a clinical team of physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses and medical assistants in a multi-specialty clinic. Within the UW Health at The American Center Specialty Clinic, you will have the opportunity to work within the specialties of General Surgery, Urology and Endocrinology (Fine Needle Aspiration for Thyroid). This position offers the opportunity to participate in cross functional teams across the organization to support a seamless patient experience.
  • Work in collaboration with the team to provide patient care.
  • Room patients, take vitals, assist with clinic procedures, and perform phlebotomy.
  • Promote healthy lifestyles, wellness, and education.

Education:

Minimum – Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program, licensure as an LPN, completion of the UW Health Medical Assistant certification program or completion of CCMA as a UW Health employee.

Work Experience:

Minimum – Will consider new Medical Assistant and LPN graduates.

Preferred – One (1) year experience as a Certified Medical Assistant or LPN.

Licenses and Certifications:

Minimum – Certified as CMA, RMA or CCMA or eligible for certification. Certification must be obtained within one year of hire from date of hire. CPR/BLS certification.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Ability to make judgments in demanding situations.
  • Ability to react to frequent changes in duties and volume of work.
  • Commitment to respectful patient and family-centered care.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

Medium: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

UW Health is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Our integrity shines through in patient care interactions and our daily work practices as we work to embrace the knowledge, unique perspectives and qualities each employee and faculty member brings to work each day. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.  EOE, including disability/veterans.

Work Schedule:

100% FTE, 40 hours per week. 8-hour shifts scheduled Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM. No weekends, holidays, or on-call responsibility. Hours may vary based on the operational needs of the department. 

PayUW Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.

Sign-On Bonus: This position is eligible for up to a $3,000 sign-on bonus.

UW Health at The American Center – on Madison’s east side – is UW Health’s newest hospital and one of the most advanced hospitals and wellness centers in the country. Here, health care is seen as a holistic endeavor where our mission is to not only diagnose and treat you when you’re sick, but also to partner with you in health and wellness.

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