Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Medical Assistant - 1.0 FTE - Bone Marrow Transplant

    Job ID
    11933
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

     

    The Medical Assistant participates as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the flow of the patients for assigned providers (as applicable) each day.

    Responsibilities

    • Participate as a team member in the overall functioning of the clinic
    • Be responsible for the flow of the patients for the transplant teams
    • Perform duties described below in a busy, fast paced clinic
      • ECGs
      • Tunneled Catheter Dressing changes
      • Assist with sterile procedures
      • Flu injections
      • Taking vitals signs in a high acuity patient care setting
      • Turning over rooms per protocol for various type of isolation
    • Maintains the transplant clinic so that it is always ready operationally to provide our patients with the highest standard of care

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Active certification as a Medical Assistant through the state of Washington Department of Health and familiar with the State's conduct and standards of practice.
    • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA).
    • Current BLS AHA Health Provider card.

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively 

    Preferred:

    • 2 years previously working as a Medical Assistant preferred

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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