Medical Assistant- AIM in Columbia, SC at Providence Health

Date Posted: 9/6/2020

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Job Description

Providence Health

Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standing full-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a true devotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February 2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortly thereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the full complement of its services. Driven by quality, compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person- body, mind, and spirit.

Providence Associates in Internal Medicine are looking for a skilled Medical Assistant to join their team.

For more information about the physicians and services provided by Providence Associates in Internal Medicine, click here.

Essential Functions

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; accompanying patients to exam/procedure room; assisting patients as needed with walking, transfers, dressing, collecting specimens, preparing for exam, etc.; collecting patient history; performing screenings per provider guidelines; assisting physicians/nurses with various procedures; charting; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information.

  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing and charts to ensure information completed and filed appropriately.

  • Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned which may include: setting up instruments and equipment according to department protocol; cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control; cleaning sterilizer according to scheduled maintenance program and keeping appropriate records; ordering, sorting, storing supplies; restocking exam/procedure rooms.

  • Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned which may include respecting/promoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisors quickly.

  • Provides assistance in managing referrals into or out of the practice operation

  • Tracks and follows all referrals as appropriate sufficient to assure that the patients’ needs are met.

Job Requirements


 High school diploma or equivalent required.

Minimum Work Experience

Minimum of one-year work experience in public contact job,preferably service related. Experience or interest in health care.

Required Licenses andCertifications

[South Carolina, United States] Medical Assistants

Certified Medical Assistant in the state of South Carolina

Active BLS


2001 Laurel Street, Suite 300

Columbia, SC 29204

Phone: (803) 254-2786

Fax: (803) 254-9015 


Monday throughThursday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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