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Medical Assistant - Urgent Care

Company: St. Joseph Health
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for a Medical Assistant for the Urgent Care - Santa Rosa Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: On Call / Per Diem

Shift: 10-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Urgent Care Director and Medical Director, this position's primary job function is to assist the provider (physician/nurse practitioner) in providing patient care demonstrating our core values. The Medical Assistant will function within the appropriate scope of practice.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with procedures and administers medications within the MA scope of practice per provider orders.
  • Performs assigned tasks appropriately and completely. Gives appropriate patient care, sets up procedures correctly, obtains complete patient information data (chief complaint/vital signs/allergies/medication updates/etc.), anticipates needs and assists providers appropriately.
  • Meets compliance standards for documentation. Documentation is pertinent, complete and legible.
  • Instructs patients/family/significant others in test requirements and physician orders.
  • Maintains a clean, functional work environment to include housekeeping, log maintenance and accurate supply par levels.
  • Processes patient billing information to complete patient record, as needed.
  • Responsible for cleaning and disinfecting room and equipment after procedures

Skills:

  • High level of customer services skills with a genuine caring approach to helping people.
  • Maintain a positive attitude with changing conditions.
  • Demonstrates organizational abilities.
  • Demonstrates dependability.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Able to work under general supervision.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and use of ICD-9 coding, accurately completes all paperwork.
  • Professional and mature demeanor.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced department and handle multiple tasks, work with interruptions, and deal effectively with confidential information.
  • Demonstrates initiative for self-improvement and completes required competencies.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills in a Windows operating environment including Word and an e-mail system.
  • Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish communication skills

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Coursework/Training - Completion of a Medical Assistant program.

Licenses/Certifications: Current BCLS (CPR) card.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Experience as a Medical Assistant in an ambulatory care and/or medical group setting.
  • 2 years work experience as a Medical Assistant.
  • EMR experience.

Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

Providence 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, Providence 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.

Keywords: St. Joseph Health, Santa Rosa , Medical Assistant - Urgent Care, Other , Santa Rosa, California

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