Providence Health & Services Medical Assistant Certified (Float) - Express Care - Tri-Cities & Walla Walla in Richland, Washington
Providence is calling a Medical Assistant Certified (0.9 FTE, Day Shift, Float) to Express Care locations in Tri-Cities, WA, and Walla Walla, 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: 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
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
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: 249298