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Medical Assistant - Urgent Care

Rohnert Park, CA 94928

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health

Posted 2 weeks ago
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Job Description

**We are looking for a Medical Assistant (NUHW - National Union of Healthcare Workers) for our Urgent Care facility at St. Joseph Health!**
**Location:** Rohnert Park, CA
**Schedule:** Relief
**Shift:** 10-hour, Day
**Summary:**
Under the general supervision of the Urgent Care Director and Medical Director, this position's primary job function is to assist the provider (physician/nurse practitioner) in providing patient care demonstrating our core values. The Medical Assistant will function within the appropriate scope of practice.
**Responsibilities:**
+ Assist with procedures and administers medications within the MA scope of practice per provider orders.
+ Performs assigned tasks appropriately and completely. Gives appropriate patient care, sets up procedures correctly, obtains complete patient information data (chief complaint/vital signs/allergies/medication updates/etc.), anticipates needs and assists providers appropriately.
+ Meets compliance standards for documentation. Documentation is pertinent, complete and legible.
+ Instructs patients/family/significant others in test requirements and physician orders.
+ Maintains a clean, functional work environment to include housekeeping, log maintenance and accurate supply par levels.
+ Processes patient billing information to complete patient record, as needed.
+ Responsible for cleaning and disinfecting room and equipment after procedures.
**Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:**
+ High level of customer services skills with a genuine caring approach to helping people.
+ Maintain a positive attitude with changing conditions.
+ Demonstrates organizational abilities.
+ Demonstrates dependability.
+ Requires good written and verbal communications skills to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
+ Must be able to work under general supervision.
+ Demonstrates knowledge and use of ICD-9 coding, accurately completes all paperwork
+ Must have a professional and mature demeanor.
+ Must be able to work in a fast-paced department and handle multiple tasks, work with interruptions, and deal effectively with confidential information.
+ Demonstrates initiative for self-improvement and completes required competencies.
+ Knowledge of basic computer skills in a Windows operating environment including Word and an e-mail system.
**Education:**
+ High school diploma or GED required.
+ Requires completion of a Medical Assistant program.
**License / Certification:**
+ Current BCLS (CPR) card.
**Preferred Position Qualifications:**
**Experience:**
+ Previous experience as a Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care and/or medical group setting highly preferred.
+ Two (2) years of work experience as a Medical Assistant EMR experience preferred.
**Other:**
+ Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills preferred.
The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.
Company: Sonoma County Entities
Category: Medical Assistant
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