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Providence Health & Services Certified Medical Assistant - PMG Peds Subspeciality in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Certified Medical Assistant I ( Pmg Ped Subspecialities , Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. 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 certfication, obtain specimens, perform required testing, administer medications via oral, topical, otic, 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 practitoner.•Follows correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste.

  • Perform administrative and/or clerical support duties for practitioner, other medical assistants, or clinic/location as directed. (ex: pre-authorizations, schedule appointments, referrals, clinic inventory and/or outdated medications/supplies, etc.)

  • Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Reports any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline.

  • Consistently meet skill based competency expectations established for the organization.

  • Actively participate in continuing education and clinic/location staff meetings and/or trainings.

  • Assist with emergencies as needed under the direction of a licensed practitioner.

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

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or alternate training program

  • National certification/registration (AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT) as a Medical Assistant

  • Medical Assistant experience in a clinic setting

  • BLS - AHA accredited

Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior experience providing a high level of customer service experience in a fast paced environment

  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting working with an Electronic Health Record

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

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: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 255508

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