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Providence Health & Services Medical Assistant Certified - Express Care - Tri-Cities in Richland, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Medical Assistant Certified (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to Express Care locations in Tri-Cities, WA.

We are seeking a Medical Assistant Certified - Express Care who will work closely with a team of staff including physicians and advanced level providers to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care. MA duties include assisting with exams and procedures, administering medications, and performing tests under the supervision of a licensed medical provider. The MA is also responsible for front desk, patient registration, insurance billing and payment collection/cashiering in addition to their patient care responsibilities. Actively support and incorporate the mission and core values into daily activities. Treat all others with respect and demonstrate excellence, justice and compassion in daily work and relationships with others. In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Schedule patients’ appointments

  • Monitor and manage the appointment schedules daily

  • Provide general information to patients including but not limited to financial policies, registration requirements, insurances, etc

  • Coordinate referral preparation, approval and distribution

  • Organize, stock and maintain an orderly, clean and uncluttered work area, including but not limited to exam rooms,procedure rooms and patient care areas

  • Oversee that patient waiting areas are clean and well-maintained

  • Greet and check-in the patient

  • Verify patient’s information and co-pay

  • Research patient information within the systems provided

  • Collect and verify accurate and complete demographic information from patient or family member

  • Perform patient intake screening and/or makes arrangements for additional diagnostic testing or referral for appropriate provider and set an appointment.

  • Identify urgent or emergent situations and notifies the provider. Provide appropriate care, including patient mobility assistance, based on the various conditions and needs of the broad diversity of patients

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Graduation from Certified MA Program

  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Care Support certification

  • Current WA State Medical Assistant Certified Licensure

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One year Medical Assistant experience highly preferred

  • Previous experience in a patient care setting

About Providence Health & Services

Providence Health & Services is the largest health care provider in Washington state. With more than 35 hospitals, various health and living facilities and 20,000 employees statewide, our health and services organizations work together to provide quality care to those in need. We continue to honor and live by a commitment to compassionate service that the Sisters of Providence began more than 155 years ago.

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-Richland

Req ID: 245924

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