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Medical Assistant

Santa Rosa, CA 95404

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

**Interestedin working in a compassionate, caring, mission driven organization Have youever worked, or considered working in Oncology before We have an opportunityfor you to find a place to call home for the next step in your MedicalAssisting Career! Our Santa Rosa Round Barn Oncology clinic is seeking aMedical Assistant to join our established team of caregivers!**
**_The MedicalAssistant will be responsible for assisting the physicians with all generalmedicine or specialized medical practice duties. This position will providesupport to the physicians in the back office, rooming patients, etc., as wellas overseeing documentation and follow up at the front office._**
**Essential Functions:**
+ Assistswith patient phone messages/tasks and documents in EMR. Conducts callbacks perprovider instruction in an efficient and timely manner, while maintainingproper telephone etiquette.
+ Roomspatients utilizing best practice MA workflow and maintains patient flow perschedule.
+ Documentspatient information collected, care given and treatment provided as well ascharges in a clear and concise manner in EMR.
+ Anticipatespatient care needs and consults with provider as needed.
+ Adheresto all safety standards, including but not limited to, equipment maintenance,infection control, universal precautions and use of personal protectiveequipment as needed for all patient-care procedures.
+ Maintainscurrent knowledge of SJHMG clinical policies and procedures.
+ Organizes,stocks (using a PAR & trigger system) and maintains an orderly, clean anduncluttered work area, including but not limited to exam rooms, procedure roomsand patient care areas
+ Assistswith procedures and administers medications within the MA scope of practice andper provider orders.
+ Maintainscurrent knowledge of medications, waste disposal and sterile techniques.
+ Attendsand actively participates in mandatory clinical/business departmentmeetings/in-services, staff meetings and assigned committees.
+ MaintainsCPR and other appropriate certifications
+ Respondsto and participates in all medical emergencies and codes.
**Minimum Position Qualifications:**
**Education:**
+ Graduateof a State recognized vocational school or equivalent.
**Licensure/Certification:**
+ MAcertificate
+ CurrentCPR (BLS) certificate
**Experience:** Entry level with less than 2 years'
experience as a Back Office Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care facility or
medical group practice.
**Computer Skills:** Basic computer skills
including Microsoft Word, Windows and an e-mail system.
**Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:**
+ Highlevel of customer service skills with a genuine caring approach to helpingpeople.
+ Maintainsa positive attitude with changing conditions.
+ Goodorganizational abilities.
+ Requiresgood written and verbal communications skills to communicate effectively withindividuals at all levels of the organization.
+ Mustbe able to work under general supervision.
+ Musthave a professional and mature demeanor.
+ Mustbe able to work in a fast-paced department and handle multiple tasks, work withinterruptions, and deal effectively with confidential information.
**Preferred Position Additional Qualifications:**
**Computer Skills:** EMR and/or IDX
experience preferred.
**Other:**
Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills a plus.
**_We are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive variety ofbenefits and programs to enhance and enrich your way of life!_**
+ (4) Medical Plan Options
+ Dental PPO Plan
+ VSP Vision Plan
+ Life and Disability Insurance
+ Supplemental Life Insurance
+ Voluntary Benefits available, including: Med Life Auto, Home, PetInsurance, Legal Insurance, Identity and Credit Protection, and Unum VoluntaryShort-term Disability Insurance
+ Flexible Spending Accounts
+ Matching 401(k) Plan
+ PTO (approximately 25 days per year for full time Caregivers)
+ Discounted gym memberships to Synergy Gym in Napa and Petaluma
+ 50% Discounted Employee Tuition for University of Providence
+ Tuition Reimbursement
St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare (SJHH) is one of California's most respected medical groups. With over 3,000 employees and 75 locations throughout California, including, Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County, SJHH has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, customer service and information technology. This kind of success is the result of team work, a commitment to excellence and a strong adherence to the organization's mission, vision and values.St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare (SJHH) 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 Heritage Healthcare (SJHH) 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.
Company: Heritage Healthcare
Category: Health Care
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