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Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:


Medical Assistant Opportunity

North Star Behavioral Health is one of Alaska's premier mental health facilities offering hope and healing for children, teens and adults who struggle with psychiatric or substance abuse issues. We also offer military-specific care to first responders, service members, veterans and dependents at the Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital. We provide an environment that puts patient care first through excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families we treat, at their most vulnerable times. When you work at North Star Behavioral Health, you are never alone, as you are part of a large network of peers and leaders that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the industry. With us, you have the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career through robust continuing education opportunities and career advancement with UHS!

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Who is North Star: At North Star Behavioral Health, we are dedicated to delivering a level of care that not only meets but exceeds expectations. Our vision is simple yet profound: to provide care that patients enthusiastically recommend to their family and friends, care that physicians prefer for their patients, and care that our employees take pride in delivering every day.

We uphold this vision by wholeheartedly embracing the following principles:

Service Excellence

Continuous Improvement

Employee Development

Ethical and Fair Treatment




Our commitment to excellence isn't just a slogan-it's a way of life at North Star Behavioral Health. If you share these values and are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families facing mental health challenges, we invite you to join our team.

Benefits include:

Challenging & Rewarding Work Environment

Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off

Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plans

401(K) with Company Match & Discounted Stock Plan

SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program

Career Development Opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!

Tuition Assistance

Together, we can continue to provide the highest level of care and create a brighter future for those we serve.

As a Medical Assistant, is responsible for the hands on patient experience for a positive telemedicine experience. The Medical Assistant is responsible for the first point of contact with our patients prior to seeing a provider during their virtual visit. The medical assistant is responsible for the clerical duties in supporting medical staff in implementing effective paperwork flow, record keeping processes and administrative processes.

Shift: 8-hour shifts

Key Responsibilities:

Telehealth Management: Efficiently conduct telehealth services, including patient registration and initial interviews.

Administrative Compliance: Ensure adherence to regulatory standards by handling patient consent processes and paperwork accurately.

Documentation Accuracy: Provide precise and timely documentation support to staff, maintaining organized records.

Patient Care Coordination: Assist in optimizing patient care delivery by coordinating patient flow and provider schedules.

Patient Engagement: Engage patients' families and caregivers in treatment plans, promoting understanding and participation.



High School Diploma or equivalent

Medical Assistant Diploma/certificate

Must be at least 21 years old.

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $12.6 billion in 2021. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Anchorage , MEDICAL ASSISTANT, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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