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Medical Assistant- Primary Care Float

Berkeley, CA 94701

Sutter Health

Posted 3 weeks ago
Discuss pay at interview
Job Description

**Position Overview:**
The Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation is a not for profit corporation that exists to provide medical services, research and education. The foundation provides the infrastructure for the delivery of physician services, and contracts with a separate corporation comprised of physicians and other care providers to deliver the clinical services. This multi-specialty foundation will provide a platform from which new physicians can be recruited to continue to provide physician services in a nonprofit, community setting. The Foundation's vision is to create a medical group that will delivery high quality, market competitive medical services.
The Medical Assistant assists clinicians and other members of the health care team in clinic offices by performing a variety of back office, patient-related tasks and ensuring smooth patient and work flow within the department. May work at any SEBMF office location. Adheres to SEBMF policies and procedures and supports the mission and vision statement.
**Qualifications:**
Education:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of an approved Medical Assisting program which includes injectable training.
Experience:
Demonstration of medical assisting skills such as would be obtained in preceptor portion of certified training program working in the back office of a physician's office.
Preferred minimum of 2 years demonstrated medical assisting skills in ambulatory care.
Licensures/Certifications
Basic Life Support Certification - BLS
National or CA certification (AAMA, AMT, CCBMA) within 180 days from date of hire.
Skills and Knowledge:
Ability to work in a team environment. Willing to cross train in other department.
Excellent communication skills.
Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology.
Knowledge of what constitutes a medical emergency requiring a physician or licensed nurse's attention.
Knowledge of scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
Knowledge and understanding of medication administration.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively in English.
Dosage calculation skills as proven by successful completion of medication test.
Competency in basic Medical Assisting skills such as chart documentation, taking vital signs, preparing patients for exam, etc.
Ability to efficiently operate office equipment, i.e. fax, photocopy machine, etc.
Ability to accept, implement and evaluate change.
Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.
Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities paying particular attention to detail.
Organizational skills are important for this position.
The ability to manage multiple priorities and demands on time, while remaining calm.
Excellent customer service skills are required for this position.
**Organization:** Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation
**Employee Status:** Regular
**Employee Referral Bonus:** No
**Benefits:** Yes
**Position Status:** Non-Exempt
**Union:** No
**Job Shift:** Day
**Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift
**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday
**Weekend Requirements:** None
**Schedule:** Full Time
**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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