Providence Health & Services Certified Medical Assistant Express Care - Eagle River in Eagle River, Alaska
Providence is calling a Medical Assistant - Retail (Express Care, Day Shift, 0.90 FTE) to Providence Health & Services in Eagle River, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Be responsible for providing quality clinical care to patients.
Schedule patient's appointments, as well as monitor and manage daily appointment schedules.
Provide general information to patients including but not limited to financial policies, registration requirements, insurances, etc.
Coordinate referral preparation, approval and distribution.
Manage patient flow ensuring enough time for patient and family education.
Facilitate communication between patients, providers, clinic staff, internal and external customers to support patient care .
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Graduate of Certified Medical Assistant Program
National Certification/Registration as a Medical Assistant at time of hire
Prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment, including handling confidential data with discretion
Strong verbal communication and listening skills
Strong time management and priority setting skills
working knowledge of desktop software applications (e.g. MS outlook, Word, Excel, Access, Email)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
2 years clinical working experience as a Medical Assistant preferred
Experience working with Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
Bilingual in Spanish
About the Ministry you will serve.
We're your faster way to well, with same-day appointments and extended hours seven days a week. We treat common conditions and offer convenient exams and lab tests. We're here when you need care for the stuff you just can't treat at home – a sore throat that won't quit, a soccer sprain, a stomachache that defies the pink drink. You get the idea. Come see us when you want fast care from folks who know health.
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
Location: Alaska-Eagle River
Req ID: 233624