Providence Health & Services Certified Medical Assistant - Float in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Certified Medical Assistant - Float (Primary Care, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Health & Services in Anchorage, Alaska.
We are seeking a Certified Medical Assistant - Float to assist in the provision of patient care. Perform administrative and clerical duties with a high degree of proficiency. Directly influence public image of physicians and area of service.
In this position you will:
Prepare patients for provider encounter.
Take vital signs as indicated, recording chief complaint and preparing appropriate instruments for examination/procedure.
Perform procedures such as ear lavage, tympanogram, audiogram, administration of medications, EKG, vision screening, dressing changes and finger stick blood glucose testing under the direct supervision of the provider.
Assist providers with procedures such as minor surgical procedures, IUD insertions, orthopedic casting/splinting, pelvic exams, signoidascopy, biopsy and colposcopy.
Provide basic patient education including prescription usage, immunization information, STD education, lifestyle education for wellness under the direct supervision of a provider.
Answer telephone and disburse callers in a friendly, prompt and accurate manner.
Provide accurate information or takes messages when appropriate.
Retrieve and disburse messages from answering service/machine and facsimile machine.
Schedule, cancel, reschedule and confirm office visits according to office scheduling procedure.
Track and recall patients when appropriate for chronic care follow-up and preventive care visits.
Maintain and update current information on provider’s schedule.
Assist provider in keeping to the schedule in order to minimize patient wait times.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate from a medical assistant program
National Certification/Registration as a Medical Assistant
Must be able to read, write, and speak English
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 2 years of clinical experience
About Providence Alaska Medical Center:
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
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 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.
Job Category: Medical Assistant
Req ID: 189722