Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Medical Assistant Certified - Primary Care South in Spokane, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Medical Assistant Certified (MA) ( Providence Primary Care South , Day Shift, 0.80 FTE with 32 hours per week) to Providence Medical Group in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Part time with 32 hours per week: Mon 8-530, Tue 8-12, Thur 8-530 and Fri 7-530.

Offering a $1,000 sign on bonus to any new, external candidate hired into this position.

In this position you will:

  • Interview patients, measures vital signs and accurately records information in the medical record.

  • Assure the patient and room is appropriately prepared and/or prepped for the planned exam or procedure.

  • Clean exam/procedure rooms between patient visits to maintain infection control. Also, sterilizes instruments, equipment and surfaces.

  • Assist patients as needed with walking, transfers (with designated protocols), dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.

  • Consistently demonstrate correct handling of procedure specimens per provider orders, including appropriate identification, labeling, dating and disposal of the specimen.

  • Document all appropriate patient interaction to include but not limited to: activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, phone calls/conversations etc. in the medical record.

  • Perform in-house testing, procedures and injections/immunizations as directed by provider, always following correct techniques and procedures.

  • Provide care team coverage including, answering phones, scheduling appointments, and checking in (or out) patients.

  • Order, sort, store supplies; restock exam/procedure rooms.

  • Adhere to established company compliance, policies, procedures and protocols.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED and Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or alternate training program

  • Experience with basic clinical practices, procedures, and standards.

  • WA State MA-Interim or MA-Certified required.

  • If pending credential status with MA-Interim or MA-Certified, may hire with no more than 90 day grace period. Assigned duties are limited to WAC 246-827-0100.

  • If in Active Interim Certification Status, applicant must pass one of the following exams within 120 days of hire

  • AAMA

  • AMT

  • NHA

  • NCCT

  • Current BLS – Healthcare Provider (must be AHA accredited) required within 90 days of hire.

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • 6 months previous experience in healthcare setting with an Electronic Health Record (EHR).

  • 6 months previous experience in customer service experience.

About the clinic you will serve.

Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve eastern Washington in clinic locations. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 269676

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