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Medical Asst-Cert

Company: Ascension
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Medical Asst.-Cert - FAMILY MED PEDS PMB103 - Full-Time, Day - Providence Health System - Washington, DC

 

Work Schedule: M-FR- 8:00am-4:30PM

 

What You Will Do: As an Associate with Providence Health System-DC, you will have the opportunity to assist with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a provider (Physician or Advanced Practice Provider).

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with treatments ordered by provider as supervised by provider or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.
  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
  • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
  • May document the provider's encounter with patients. Lists all proper diagnoses and symptoms, as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions, as indicated by the provider. Transcribes patient orders including, but not limited to, laboratory tests, radiology tests and medications.

Education: High school diploma or GED required

 

Job Preference - Skills, Education and Experience- Active MA Certification

 

Why Join Our Team

Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Providence Health. They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to those most in need. We provide:

  • Teamwork: Our open, highly collaborative work environment allows staff to identify and share ideas across disciplines, so we can all give better care.
  • Learning: Beyond helping to identify areas of improvement daily, our associates also get access to a wide range of learning opportunities and support.
  • Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement and paid time off.
  • Parking: Free garage parking
What You Will Do:

Assist with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a provider (Physician or Advanced Practice Provider).

  • Assist with treatments ordered by provider as supervised by provider or registered nurse. Perform select clinical duties.
  • Interview patients, measure vital signs, and record information on patients' charts. Prepare treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Perform basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
  • Perform basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assist with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
  • May document the provider's encounter with patients. List all proper diagnoses and symptoms, as well as follow-up instructions and prescriptions, as indicated by the provider. Transcribe patient orders including, but not limited to, laboratory tests, radiology tests and medications.
What You Will Need:

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential:
    • BLS Provider obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
  • One or more of the following is required:
    • Medical Assistant credentialed from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Medical Assistant credentialed from the National Healthcare Association obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Medical Assistant credentialed from the American Registry of Medical Assistants obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Medical Assistant credentialed from the National Association for Health Professionals obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Medical Assistant credentialed from the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Medical Assistant credentialed from the American Allied Health National Certification and Registration obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Medical Assistant credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

Based in the District of Columbia, Providence has provided rewarding careers in healthcare for over 150 years. Starting from its roots as the first hospital in the district, Providence Health System, part of Ascension, offers opportunities for caregivers specializing in geriatrics, chronic disease management, and behavioral health within skilled nursing facilities, urgent and primary care centers. Associates enjoy generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment and professional development opportunities. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Providence is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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