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Associate Medical Assistant - Psychiatry *$2,000 Sign-On Bonus*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Missoula
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Associate Medical Assistant - Psychiatry for Providence Med ical Group in Montana $2,000 Sign-On Bonus $2,000 Sign-On Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment In this position you will:

  • Greet and prepare patients for the practitioner. Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, presenting problem, and other medical information
  • Ensure confirmation of patient identity with each patient encounter
  • Document all interactions in patient's medical record
  • Under the delegation of a licensed practitioner and as appropriate per role and certfication, obtain specimens, perform required testing, administer medications via oral, topical, otic, ophthalmalogic or inhaled routes; administer vaccines including combination or multi-dose vaccines
  • Under the delegation of a licensed practitioner, assist or perform point of care tests and clinical procedures as appropriate to scope of role and certification
  • Reinforce patient education, materials, and lab results (normal); return phone messages; all as directed by the licensed practitoner
  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste Required qualifications for this position includes:
    • Training in a clinic setting as a medical assistant
    • Incumbent must obtain certification within 180 days of hire: National Certification (AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP)
    • Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited upon hire
    • Medical assisting experience in a clinic setting (0-6 months) Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
      • Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or alternate training program
      • Upon hire (AK, MT, OR, TX, NM):Active National certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant upon hire
      • 6 months prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment
      • 6 months previous experience in a healthcare setting working with an Electronic Health record (EHR) About the hospital you will serve. Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve eastern Washington in clinic 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 At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P354135 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Patient Care (Non-Acute) Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Support Department: 3501 PSYCHIATRIC PROG MT Address: MT Missoula 900 N Orange St 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.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Missoula , Associate Medical Assistant - Psychiatry *$2,000 Sign-On Bonus*, Healthcare , Missoula, Montana

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