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Providence Health & Services Medical Assistant Certified - Gastroenterology in Walla Walla, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Medical Assistant (MA) Certified (Gastroenterology, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Medical Group in Walla Walla, 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:

  • Contributes to the assessment of the patient by collecting information for and analysis by a Provider.

  • Completes accurate vital signs. Completes delegated patient care activities and documents variations.

  • Obtains and documents height and weight.

  • Recognizes and verbally reports signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect for all ages of patients served.

  • Collects specimens as instructed and labels appropriately.

  • Provides for safety needs of patients.

  • Maintains the medical records according to institutional guidelines, ensuring that all required documents and results are posted properly and timely in the patient’s record.

  • Demonstrates ability to navigate and successfully utilize Epic.

  • Documents patient care accurately, effectively and timely in Epic.

  • Assists the provider(s) in invasive and noninvasive procedures according to established procedure (i.e. suturing, aspiration, lavages, excisions, cast application, removal and repair, etc.).

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Must meet the minimum requirements for the WA State Medical Assistant-Certified Licensure.

  • Current licensure in the State of Washington for Medical Assistant Certification.

  • Current BLS – Healthcare Provider (must be AHA accredited).

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation of a formal Medical Assistant program.

  • National Certification through one of the following: AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, AMCA

  • Previous experience in a physician office setting

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Medical Group is the largest medical group in Walla Walla, serving greater Walla Walla in southeast Washington state. Our internists, family practitioners, specialists and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

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: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 244625

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