Providence Health & Services Certified Medical Assistant in Lacey, Washington


Providence is calling a Certified Medical Assistant to the Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic in Lacey, WA.

This is a full time position (40 hours per week) and is eligible for benefits.

In this position you will:

  • Work closely with physicians and mid-level providers (i.e. nurse practitioners, etc.) to help ensure the delivery of high quality patient care.

  • Apply knowledge, skills, and experience in patient interactions that take place both in person and over the telephone.

  • Prepare exam rooms, check patients in and out, escort patients to consultation room.

  • Schedule appointments, obtain insurance authorizations, obtain referrals from PCP and to other specialties.

  • Monitor and complete patient record requests, mail paperwork to new patients, collect and record data.

  • Initiate medication refill requests.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Graduate of an accredited and certified Medical Assistant program

  • Eligible to be certified as a Health Care Assistant (HCA) in Washington State

  • Certified or able to be certified at levels A, C, and E

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two years of community college or business school training

  • Work experience in a clinic setting

  • Certification as a Medical Assistant (MA)

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Other Licensed Technicians

Location: Washington-Lacey

Req ID: 151129