Providence Health & Services Certified Medical Assistant in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Certified Medical Assistant (Primary Care, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.
We are seeking a Certified Medical Assistant to assist in the provision of patient care.
In this position you will:
Prepare patients for physician encounter. Take vital signs as indicated, record chief complaint and preparing appropriate instruments for examination/procedure.
Assist providers with managing and primary triage of clinically related phone calls including answering phone calls, faxing, returning phone calls.
Provide basic patient education regarding prescription usage, End of Life Issues, lifestyle education for wellness under the direct supervision of a clinician.
Schedule appointments, triages referrals to the palliative care team and responds to patient messages.
Perform patient follow-up as directed by the physician.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate from a medical assistant program
National Certification/Registration as a Medical Assistant
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 2 years of clinical experience
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve Alaska in many locations. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.
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: 192388