Providence Medical Assistant I - Specialty Clinic in Colville, Washington
Providence is calling a Medical Assistant Certified (MA) ( Family Practice Clinic , Day Shift, 1.0 FTE/ 40 hours per week) to Physician Management Group in Colville, 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.
In this position you will:
Greet and prepare patients for the practitioner. Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, presenting problem, and other medical information.
Ensure confirmation of patient identity with each patient encounter.
Document all interactions in patient's medical record.
Under the delegation of a licensed practitioner and as appropriate per role and certification, obtain specimens, perform required testing, administer medications via oral, topical, optic, ophthalmalogic or inhaled routes; administer vaccines including combination or multi-dose vaccines.
Under the delegation of a licensed practitioner, assist or perform point of care tests and clinical procedures as appropriate to scope of role and certification.
Reinforce patient education, materials, and lab results (normal); return phone messages; all as directed by the licensed practitioner.
Follows correct procedures for handling and disposing of bio-hazards, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste.
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 or Active Medical Assistant 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
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:
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.
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.
Job Category: Medical Assistant
Req ID: 264513