Medical Assistant I - Pjnf Pni 1301 Ent Oph
$1,500 Sign On Bonus for eligible external candidates who meet all conditions for payment - this is in addition to the fantastic benefits and compensation package offered by Providence that begin on your first day of employment.
The Medical Assistant (MA) I works under the delegation of a licensed practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing basic patient care to assigned patients. Basic patient care needs will be met though both administrative and clinical duties. An MA I is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations.
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Effective 7/1/2021, all newly hired MA’s must obtain certification within 18 months of hire: National Certification (AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP).
Existing caregivers in the MA role as of 7/1/2021, will also have 18 months to obtain their National MA certification as listed above.
Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited
Medical assisting experience in a clinic setting (0-6 months)
Preferred qualifications for this position includes:
Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or an equivalent combination of coursework, experience/training to qualify to sit for the CA State or National Certification exam
Active national certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant
Six (6) months prior experience providing a high level of customer service in a fast paced environment
Six (6) months previous experience in a healthcare setting working with an Electronic Health record (EHR)
Flexibility is a must; to meet the changing needs of the patients and the various clinics
Able to treat people with respect under all circumstances, instill trust in others while upholding the values of the organization
Able to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally, as well as to interact in a professional manner with colleagues, patients, families, and visitors
Demonstrated PC skills (ex: MS Office and EHR use)
Able to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
Able to present professionally in all encounters and maintain a respectful environment of cultural diversity
Able to analyze, problem solve, and prioritize multiple tasks under pressure
Able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with peers, physicians and other staff members
Possess basic knowledge of vaccinations, medications, their use, to include brand and generic names related to the clinic/location supported
Possess knowledge and use of basic medical terminology related to role
Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities
About the foundation you will serve.
Providence Saint John’s Medical Foundation is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. The Foundation is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details — http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 352147