Medical Assistant – Per Diem – Imaging

Website SeattleCCA Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Better Together.

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA’s purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

Responsibilities

  • Supports and ensures smooth workflow of the department and daily patient management
  • Comprehends a multitude of work and tasks related to radiology internally and externally to the department, division, and clinic partners
  • Understands and utilizes a network of computer systems for processing patient information and image studies
  • Completes transcription for breast imaging exams including but not limited to screenings, diagnostics, ultrasounds, and breast imaging procedures.
  • Acts as a liaison between patients, imaging team, and providers to ensure timely and complete breast imaging care and follow up
  • Participates in obtaining necessary medical/imaging records for imaging appointments and communicates with technologists, nurses, and radiologists prior to and on the day of clinic appointment
  • Coordinates the scheduling process for additional diagnostic imaging needs of patients post Screening Mammography.
  • Collaborates with the clinicians throughout the scheduling process, responding to requests and provides accurate information in a timely manner.
  • Monitors and participates in tracking of breast biopsy outcomes
  • Performs regulatory compliance data entry and analysis including QA measures to support accreditation and compliance in partnership with the Quality Control Technologist, Breast Imaging Nurse and Breast Imaging Supervisor
  • Contact’s providers offices for actionable items related to breast MRIs
  • Interacts with physicians, staff, visitors, and patients in a courteous, engaging, and helpful manner

Qualifications

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant course accredited by the American Association of Medical Assistants or the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA)
  • Certification Medical Assistant in the State of Washington and must be familiar with the State’s conduct and standards of practice.
  • Current BLS AHA Health Provider Card (or equivalent course, such as by the American Red Cross) and renewal required every two years.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, complex healthcare environment
  • Strong interpersonal and customer services skills
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to follow direction and guidance
  • Ability to recognize limitations and seek help
  • Ability to identify learning needs and plan learning opportunities

SCCA has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, and there are no exceptions for any employee who is patient-facing and/or requires access to SCCA facilities.

Exceptions exist only for employees whose positions are fully remote, with no required access to campus. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees requiring access to campus must provide proof of vaccination before their first day of employment.

Our Commitment to Diversity
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, 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 hrops@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

To apply for this job please visit careers-scca.icims.com.