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Medical Assistant - Medford

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Medford
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Medical Assistant in Providence Medical Group Ob-Gyn Health Center at Providence Medical Group South The Medical Assistant (MA) II works under the delegation of a licensed practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing patient care to assigned patients. A MA II performs all aspects of the MA I role and is fully competent in the clinical needs/functions for assigned clinic/location of work. An MA II is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations. We are seeking a Medical Assistant - Providence Medical Group Ob-Gyn Health Center who will work under the delegation of a licensed practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing patient care to assigned patients. A MA II perform all aspects of the MA I role and is fully competent in the clinical needs/functions for assigned clinic/location of work. An MA II is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations. In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties and passed competency testing/evaluation as required for a Medical Assistant I
  • Able 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 Required qualifications:
    • Coursework/Training: Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants, -OR- an equivalent combination of coursework, experience/training to qualify to sit for a National Certification exam
    • National certification/registration as a Medical Assistant upon hire by:
    • American Medical Certification Association (AMCA),
    • Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA),
    • American Medical Technologists (AMT),
    • National Healthcareer Association (NHA),
    • National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), -OR-
    • National Association for Healthcare Professionals (NAHP)
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) - Must be American Heart Association (AHA) accredited
    • Six (6) months Healthcare experience
    • Six (6) months Medical Assistant experience Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities. 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 famunparalleled 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. We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details - http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P358977 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute) Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Per-Diem Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Support Department: 5012 PMG S OB GYN HEALTH Address: OR Medford 940 Royal Ave 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.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Medford , Medical Assistant - Medford, Healthcare , Medford, Oregon

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