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Medical Assistant

Fortuna, CA 95540

St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health

Posted 21 weeks ago
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Job Description

**We are looking for a Medical Assistant at Redwood Memorial Hospital!**
**Location:** Fortuna, CA
**Schedule:** On Call / Per Diem
**Shift:** 10-hour Days
Under the general direction of the Department Manager, the Medical Assistant of the St. Joseph Health Rural Health Clinic is responsible to assist the physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner in providing patient care while demonstrating our core values. The medical assistant will function within the appropriate scope of practice.
+ Must have current knowledge and abilities to effectively apply principle skills
+ Have strong interpersonal and organizational skills to achieve desired goals and to interact effectively with management and non-management personnel and physician groups
+ Maintains a positive attitude with changing conditions
+ Ability to work in a fast-paced department and handle multiple tasks, work with interruptions, and deal effectively with confidential information
+ Demonstrates dependability
+ Requires excellent writing skills
+ Must have a professional and mature demeanor
+ Ability to work effectively under pressure by prioritizing work activities and re-negotiating deadlines
+ Must have the ability to function independently, as well as the ability to work as part of a team
**Education:** High school graduate or certified equivalency (GED) is required
**Experience:** Two years of working experience as a medical assistant preferred
**Computer Skills:** Ability to create, apply and manipulate data and information in Excel and Microsoft Word
**License / Certification:** Current BLS (CPR) card. Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant program from an accredited school or course preferred.
National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: St. Joseph Hospital 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 Hospital 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: Humboldt County Entities
Category: Medical Assistant
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