Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Health & Services Medical Assistant, Certified - Southern Oregon in Ashland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling Certified Medical Assistants to one of our various practices in the Southern Oregon service area. Clinic locations span from Eagle Point to Central Point and Medford to more southern locations like Phoenix and Ashland. We will consider applicants who have completed an accredited Medical Assistant training program and are certified. All Providence Certified Medical Assistants are required to obtain a National Certification from AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP within 180 days of hire.

Looking for a rewarding career as a Medical Assistant working with a cohesive and integrated network of caregivers to provide patient-centered health care? Then join one of our clinic care teams within Providence Medical Group! You will find endless opportunity to grow and enhance you skills as a Medical Assistant, whether it is to serve in a general or specialized practice we have a place for you.

Our Specialties and/or Clinics:

*Staffing Float Pool - Float to various clinics

Ashland Internal Medicine

Cardiology

Doctors Clinic Internal Medicine

Gastroenterology

General Surgery

Hillcrest Family Medicine

Infectious Disease

Medford Family Practice

Medford Pediatrics

Neurology

OB/GYN

Occupational Health

Physiatry

Pulmonology

Sports Medicine

Stewart Meadows Family Practice

Stewart Meadows Internal Medicine

Stewart Meadows Urgent Care

Urology GYN

Vascular and General Surgery

Submit an application today to be considered for any of our available openings (full-time, part-time, or on-call/per diem). Once you submit an application, you will receive text messages on your cell phone that ask a few qualifying questions. Some questions are also geared to ensure we are aware of what specific clinic or specialty is of interest to you. During the pandemic, we will not conduct a live in-person interview. If you qualify for our openings, we will attach your profile to a clinic with an opening of interest. If a manager finds you to be a good fit for the clinic/specialty, you will receive a request to participate in a live stream video interview. If you are interested and open to participate in our recruitment process, please apply today!

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties and passed competency testing/evaluation as required for a Medical Assistant I

  • Ability to perform all front and back office skills as appropriate to role and certification. (ex: vital signs, set up/assist with minor procedures, EKG, blood pressure, point of care testing, patient authorizations, scheduling, etc.)

  • Perform increasingly advanced procedures with validated competencies

  • Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all procedures performed in the patient's medical record

  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste

  • According to organizational standards, prepare, clean and sterilize, and/or reprocess, instruments (autoclaving) and maintain equipment with validated competencies

  • Anticipate and proactively plan for practitioner and patient needs

  • Demonstrate a commitment to education and sharing of knowledge

  • Assist in orientation of new team members and serves as a role model of best practices to others

  • Provide open and timely communication and information to patients, families, and practitioners (as appropriate).

  • Consistently meet skill based competency expectations established for the organization

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization and serve as an ambassador for the organization when interfacing with anyone outside the organization

CMA, Certified Medical Assistant, C.M.A.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School -OR- GED

  • Coursework/Training: Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants and certificate

  • Active National certification/registration (AAMA, AMCA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP) as a Medical Assistant within 180 days of hire

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) - Must be American Heart Association (AHA) accredited

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Six (6) months of prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment

  • Six (6) months of previous experience in a healthcare setting working with an Electronic Health record (EHR)

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Oregon-Medford

Other Location(s): Oregon-Medford, Oregon-Phoenix, Oregon-Ashland, Oregon-Central Point, Oregon-Eagle Point

Req ID: 267888

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