Sutter Health Medical Assistant, Gastro in Sacramento, California
SMF-Sutter Med Foundation- Central
Provides clinical and clerical support to providers and members of the patient care team(s) by performing a variety of back office and patient-related tasks supporting the delivery of high-quality patient care. Helps ensure smooth patient and workflow within the department and assists the patient care team in implementing the medical plan of care. Integrates education, technical competence, and patient interaction skills to gain confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers. Performs all duties under the direction of a clinician.
Job Description :
High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) or equivalent education/experience.
Completion of a course of study consistent with the requirements for Medical Assistants as specified by the Medical Board of California.
Equivalent Sutter Health Training program.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
- BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
- 1 year basic clinical and practical experience as typically acquired in a similar environment.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
General knowledge of various medical procedures, views, and equipment.
Basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.
Competent and validated in basic Medical Assisting skills such as taking vital signs, preparing patients for exam, and administering injections.
Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and electronic health record (EHR).
-prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
-work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
-identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.
-build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.
BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, CMA-Certified Medical Assistant - American Association of Medical Assistants
Vocational/Technical/Trade Certificate (Required)
Days of the Week:
Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Limited Term (Fixed Term)
Number of Openings:
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.
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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