St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Medical Assistant - Ophthalmology Clinic in Santa Rosa, California
We are looking for a Medical Assistant to work in our Ophthalmology Clinic at St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare.
If you are a Certified MA with experience or have an interest in ophthalmology or optometry would want to talk to you!
Location : Santa Rosa, California
Schedule : Per Diem
Shift : 8 Hour - Days
Job Summary :
The Medical Assistant (MA II) works under the delegation of a licensed practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing patient care to assigned patients. A Medical Assistant (MA II) performs all aspects of the Associate Medical Assistant (MA I) role and is fully competent in the clinical needs/functions for assigned clinic/location of work. An Medical Assistant (MA II) is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations.
Flexibility to meet the changing needs of the patients and the various clinics
Ability to treat people with respect under all circumstances, instill trust in others while upholding the values of the organization
Ability to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally, as well as to interact in a professional manner with colleagues, patients, families, and visitors
Demonstrated PC skills (ex: MS Office and EHR use)
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
Demonstrates awareness of current state, federal, and local laws relating to position and patient care
Complies with all applicable infection control and safety procedures.
Increasingly expanded knowledge of principles and practices governing MA role and the ability to apply them effectively
Performs delegated work with minimal oversight
Must possess expanded knowledge of vaccinations, medications, their use, to include brand and generic names related to the clinic/location supported
Ability to analyze, problem solve, and prioritize multiple tasks under pressure
Demonstrates a high degree of accountability with increasing responsibilities
Minimum Position Qualifications:
- H.S. Diploma or GED
- Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants and certificate
6 months Medical Assistant experience
6 months Healthcare experience
Licences and Certifications:
Required upon hire: Active MA Certification through state where hired (WA only); OR one of the nationally recognized MA programs: AAMA, AMCA, NHA, AMT, NCCT, or NAHP; OR graduate of schools for MA diploma/certificate from the military in Medical Specialist Course.
Required upon hire and maintained: WA State MA-C to work in state of WA. (MA-R not accepted for MA III role.)
Required upon hire and maintained in the following states: AK, CA, MT, OR, TX, & NM - National certification/registration (AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT) as a Medical Assistant
Required upon hire: Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited
St. Joseph Health - Mission Heritage Medical Group 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, Mission Heritage Medical Group 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 Health - Mission Heritage Medical Group 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, Mission Heritage Medical Group 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: Medical Assistant
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