Providence Health & Services Medical Assistant II - Rheumatology *FT Days* in Santa Monica, California
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Providence is calling a Medical Assistant II (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Johns Physicians Practice in Santa Monica, CA.
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We are seeking a Medical Assistant I I who will perform duties as directed to assist in providing patient care to assigned patients. A MA II performs all aspects of the MA I role and is fully competent in the clinical needs/functions for assigned clinic/location of work. An MA II is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Perform all duties and passed competency testing/evaluation as required for a Medical Assistant I.
Ability to perform all front and back office skills as appropriate to role and certification. (ex: vital signs, set up/assist with minor procedures, EKG, blood pressure, point of care testing, patient authorizations, scheduling, etc.)
Perform increasingly advanced procedures with validated competencies.
Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all procedures performed in the patient's medical record.
Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste.
According to organizational standards, prepare, clean and sterilize, and/or reprocess, instruments (autoclaving) and maintain equipment with validated competencies.
Anticipate and proactively plan for practitioner and patient needs.
Demonstrate a commitment to education and sharing of knowledge. Assists in orientation of new team members and serves as a role model of best practices to others.
Provide open and timely communication and information to patients, families, and practitioners (as appropriate).
Consistently meet skill based competency expectations established for the organization.
Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization and serve as an ambassador for the organization when interfacing with anyone outside the organization.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or an equivalent combination of coursework, experience/training to qualify to sit for the CA State or National Certification exam
Effective 7/1/2021, all newly hired MA’s must obtain National certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant within 18 months of hire date
Existing caregivers in the MA role as of 7/1/2021, will have 18 months to obtain their National MA certification as listed above
Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited upon hire
6 months healthcare experience
6 months medical Assistant experience
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Active national certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. As part of this growth, Providence Saint John’s Physician Partners came into flourishing. Saint John’s Physician Partners is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. SJPP is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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Job Category: Medical Assistant
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 331708