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Providence Health & Services Lead Medical Assistant in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Full Time, Day Shift Lead Medical Assistant to Providence Saint John's Health Center Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Coordinate and supervise the implementation of delegated aspects of care and assists in both direct and indirect patient care of the Saint John's Health Clinic.

  • Provide first line management for MA I, MA II, MA III and MA with Limited X· ray License and serve as a role model to staff members. This includes adhering to operational requirements as they relate to regulatory agencies, as necessary.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduation from accredited medical assisting training program or equivalent education / experience OR

  • Foreign License RN OR LVN OR 10 years experience with competency attestation signed by supervising physician

  • 3 years medical office experience

  • 10 years experience with competency attestation signed by supervising physician or State Certification

  • 3 years experience in a healthcare setting with regulatory agency

  • OSHA Knowledge.

  • Keyboard / type 45 wpm.

  • Basic Life Support Certification (BCLS)

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of cultural backgrounds and ages.

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

  • Proficient in P.C. software applications including, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate work.

  • Ability to work effectively with many people at various levels of the organization.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and appropriately prioritize.

  • Ability to clearly communicate with internal and external customers, including, but not limited to, patients, co-workers, management, physicians, and visitors.

  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in accordance to hospital and Health Clinic policy.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Spanish speaking strongly.

  • ICD-9 I CPT Coding.Knowledge of Electronic Health Records workflow and systems.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

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

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: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 227628