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Providence Medical Assistant - Portland Metro All Openings in Lake Oswego, Oregon


Providence is calling a Medical Assistant I or II - to one of our various positions in the Portland Metro Area

Looking for a rewarding career as a Medical Assistant working with a cohesive and integrated network of caregivers to provide patient-centered health care? Then join one of our clinic care teams with Providence Medical Group. You will find endless opportunity to grow and enhance your skills as a Medical Assistant, whether it is to serve in a general or specialize practice we have a place for you.

We have full-time, part-time, relief or float openings and have 8 to 12 hour shifts available during day time hours (7:00am-7:00pm) with some of our clinics being open on the weekend. We are actively seeking candidates to join one of the following specialty, general practice clinics as well as have the opportunity for you to join a float pool where you can support various clinics within a specific geographic area.

Submit your application today! Your application will be reviewed and qualified applicants will receive an invitation to self-schedule a panel interview during our hiring event scheduled to occur mid to late June you will receive additional details as the event nears.

Clinic Types & Specialties:

  • Cardiology

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

  • Dermatologic Surgery

  • Dermatology

  • Ear Nose Throat (ENT)

  • Endocrinology

  • Express Care

  • Family Medicine

  • Gastroenterology

  • General Surgery

  • Immediate Care

  • Infectious Disease

  • Internal Medicine

  • Integrative Medicine

  • Oncology

  • Oncology Palliative Care

  • Neurology

  • Occupational Health

  • Orthopedics

  • Pediatrics

  • Physiatry

  • Primary Care

  • Pulmonology

  • Radiation Oncology

  • Rheumatology

  • Urgent Care

  • Vascular & Thoracic Surgery

  • Women's Health OB/GYN

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • 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 practitioner 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:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Six (6) months Medical Assistant experience to be eligible for Level II status

  • AHA-accredited Current Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of employment

  • Active National certification/registration:

  • Existing caregivers in the MA role as of 7/1/2021, will have 12 months to obtain their state or national MA certification

  • Effective verbal and written communication

  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with colleagues, patients, families, and visitors

  • Ability to treat people with respect, instill trust in others, and uphold our values

  • Flexibility to meet the changing needs of patients and clinics

  • Demonstrated PC skills (ex: MS Office and EHR use)

  • Awareness of current state, federal, and local laws relating to position and patient care

  • Expanded knowledge of vaccinations, medications, and their use, including brand and generic names related to the clinic/location supported

  • Compliance with all applicable infection control and safety procedures

  • Increasingly expanded knowledge of principles and practices governing MA role and the ability to apply them effectively

  • Ability to perform delegated work with minimal oversight

  • Ability to analyze, problem solve, and prioritize multiple tasks under pressure

  • High degree of accountability with increasing responsibilities

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or an equivalent combination of course work, experience, and training to qualify to sit for your state or national Certification Exam

  • Upon hire, active state or national certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Oregon-Wilsonville, Oregon-Molalla, Oregon-Happy Valley, Oregon-Gresham, Oregon-Oregon City, Oregon-Hillsboro, Oregon-Beaverton, Oregon-Clackamas, Oregon-Newberg, Oregon-Tigard, Oregon-Canby, Oregon-Lake Oswego

Req ID: 298331