Medical Assistant II - Montana Spine and Pain Center
Pacific Medical Centers
 Missoula, MT

Providence is calling a Medical Assistant II (Montana Spine and Pain Center, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Medical Group Montana in Missoula, Montana. 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:

  • Perform all duties and passed competency testing/evaluation as required for a Medical Assistant I
  • Ability to perform all front and back office skills as appropriate to role and certification. (ex: vital signs, set up/assist with minor procedures, EKG, blood pressure, point of care testing, patient authorizations, scheduling, etc.)
  • Perform increasingly advanced procedures with validated competencies
  • Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all procedures performed in the patient's medical record
  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste
  • According to organizational standards, prepare, clean and sterilize, and/or reprocess, instruments (autoclaving) and maintain equipment with validated competencies
  • Anticipate and proactively plan for pracitioner and patient needs
  • Demonstrate a commitment to education and sharing of knowledge. Assist in orientation of new team members and serves as a role model of best practices to others
  • Provide open and timely communication and information to patients, families, and practitioners (as appropriate)
  • Consistently meet skill based competency expectations established for the organization
  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization and serve as an ambassador for the organization when interfacing with anyone outside the organization

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED and graduate of accredited school for medical assistants, or an equivalent combination of coursework, experience/training to qualify to sit for a National Certification exam
  • Upon hire (AK, MT, OR, TX, NM): National certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant
  • Upon hire: Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited
  • 6 months healthcare experience
  • 6 months Medical Assistant experience

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