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Providence Medical Assistant - NW Heart & Lung *Sign-On Bonus* in Spokane, Washington


$3,000 Sign-on Bonus eligible for new, external Hires!

Providence is calling a Medical Assistant (MA) II (Northwest Heart and Lung Surgical Associates, Days, 1.0 FTE / 40 hours per week) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital 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.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system.

In this position you will:

  • 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, blood pressure, point of care testing, patient related paperwork and documentation, etc.)

  • Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation in the patient's medical record.

  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of bio-hazardous, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste.

  • Anticipate and proactively plan for practitioner and patient needs.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to education and sharing of knowledge. Assists 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.


Required qualifications for this position include:

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

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

  • Active Interim Certificate (MA-I), Active Medical Assistant Registered (MA-R) or Active Medical Assistant (MA-C) Certified through Washington State; required by date of hire

  • 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 hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 274205