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Medical Assistant Lead Walk in Care- South Bay

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundations Walk-In CarePosition Overview: -Assists with maintaining efficient patient flow and quality care during clinic/department hours. Provides back up support for the team, which includes all functions of a medical assistant work. Supports clinic/department leaders in training new staff. Integrates education, technical competence, and patient interaction skills to gain confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers. Maintains infection control and safety requirements, office policies, procedures and standards. Performs all duties under the direction of a clinician and works within the scope of practice.Job Description:EDUCATION

  • Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma.
  • HS Diploma: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) or equivalent education/experience
  • Other: Completion of a course of study consistent with the requirements for Medical Assistants as specified by the Medical Board of California.CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
    • BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
    • PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AS TYPICALLY ACQUIRED IN:
    • 4 years requires basic clinical and practical experience as typically acquired in a similar environment.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
      • General knowledge of various medical procedures, views, and equipment.
      • Solid understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.
      • Demonstrated Medical Assistant skills such as taking vital signs, preparing patients for exam and administering injections.
      • Ability to provide guidance and be a training resource to less experienced staff.
      • Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
      • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
      • 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 deadline
      • General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and electronic health record (EHR).
      • Ability to 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, and build collaborative relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.Job Shift:VariedSchedule:Full TimeShift Hours:8Days of the Week:VariableWeekend Requirements:Every WeekendBenefits:YesUnions:NoPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:40Employee Status:RegularNumber of Openings:1Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

Keywords: Sutter Health, Santa Clara , Medical Assistant Lead Walk in Care- South Bay, Healthcare , Santa Clara, California

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