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Providence Health & Services Medical Assistant - Limited XRay (Licensed) - Torrance, CA in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Full time, Variable shift Medical Assistant with Limited X-Ray License for the Providence Medical Institute in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Implement delegated aspects of care and assist in both direct and indirect

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of infection control procedures and follows department policies

  • Understand and use diagnostic equipment correctly and ensures all equipment is maintained by following department policies

  • Perform general medical duties according to the California Code of Regulations for Medical Assisting

  • Demonstrate competency in phlebotomy, EKG, sterile technique, patient admission process, medication administration. Also needs to demonstrate competency assisting with advanced clinical office procedures such as treadmills, sigmoidoscopies, holter monitors, minor surgical procedures, laser procedures, colposcopies

  • Maintain a current and adequate inventory of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals

  • Be responsible for notifying physician and/or supervisor of any untold events for patients and visitors. This may include clinical findings, falls, reportable information

  • Maintain an orderly and pleasing work space that ensures the integrity and safety of the practice, patients and personnel

  • Obtain necessary information to complete the necessary authorizations as directed by insurance companies and physician/provider

  • Maintain authorization log and notifies patient of receipt of authorization Within twenty-four hours

  • Notify physician/provider of any denials

  • Assist as necessary, with providing accurate ICD-9 and CPT coding

  • Perform routine diagnostic radiographic services according to the guidelines set forth by the State of California and the individual's license

  • Provide proper radiation protection for patients and staff in accordance with federal, state and relevant department safety standards

  • Maintain complete and accurate patient logs that reflect services provided and maintains appropriate labeling and filing of x-ray jackets

  • Utilize MIS systems according to policy and procedure. Appropriate care and maintenance of MIS system needs to be observed at all times

  • Assist physician/provider in training MA I to advance to assisting in performing advanced clinical office procedures

  • Keep abreast of department policies and procedures by positively participating in staff meeting and in services

  • Participate in CQI and/or quality management activities as identified by supervisor

  • Responsible to use equipment and supplies efficiently and to make suggestions for cost cutting initiatives to supervisor


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Successful completion of an accredited medical assistant training program or a foreign license RN or LVN

  • Limited Diagnostic Radiology Services, chest and either torso-skeletal or extremities or bone densitometry experience

  • Current Basic Life Support ( BLS ) certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

  • Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite

  • Typing speed of 35 wpm

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • State certification

  • 1 year of experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. Historically, the largest asset has been Providence Medical Institute, a medical foundation that provides administrative and other support services to affiliated medical groups. Providence Medical Institute is expected to grow significantly 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

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 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 241777