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Providence Medical Assistant I - Staffing, Float Pool in Medford, Oregon

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Providence Medical Group is calling a Medical Assistant I to its Staffing (Float Pool) team in Medford, OR. This is a full-time position Monday-Friday. The earliest start time is 7am and latest shift end time is 7pm. We are looking for someone who is interested in experiencing all the PMG clinics and enjoys variety in their work schedule. Base schedules are handed out 2-3 weeks before the month of work, however, same day changes do occur. This is a great learning experience for Medical Assistants of all skill types. It is also a way to see all of what Providence has to offer before making a decision to work in one clinic, or stay within the staffing department.

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

We are seeking a Medical Assistant 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 CMA is fully competent in the clinical needs/functions for assigned clinic/location of work. A CMA 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 Certified Medical Assistant

  • Ability 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

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School -OR- GED

  • Coursework/Training: Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or alternate training program

  • National certification/registration as a Medical Assistant within 180 days of hire by:

  • American Medical Certification Association (AMCA),

  • Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA),

  • American Medical Technologists (AMT),

  • National Health career 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

Preferred qualifications for this position includes :

  • Some college

  • 6 months of recent experience working as a Medical Assistant

  • Current national certification/registration (AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT or NAHP) as a Medical Assistant

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 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.

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Oregon-Medford

Req ID: 275629

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