Providence Health & Services Certified Medical Assistant- Primary Care in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Certified Medical Assistant (Primary Care Clinic, 1.0 FTE, Day shift ) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

We are seeking a Certified Medical Assistant to assist in the provision of patient care.

In this position you will:

  • Prepare patients for physician encounter. Take vital signs as indicated, record chief complaint and preparing appropriate instruments for examination/procedure.

  • Assist providers with managing and primary triage of clinically related phone calls including answering phone calls, faxing, returning phone calls.

  • Provide basic patient education regarding prescription usage, End of Life Issues, lifestyle education for wellness under the direct supervision of a clinician.

  • Schedules appointments, triages referrals to the palliative care team and responds to patient messages.

  • Performs patient follow-up as directed by the physician.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate from a medical assistant program

  • National Certification/Registration as a Medical Assistant

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of clinical experience

About Providence Alaska Medical Center:

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 185026