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Medical Assistant- Orthopedics

Job ID R-5735 Date Posted 08/05/2022 Location Burlingame, California Schedule/Shift Regular/Days

Organization:

PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation MPD

Position Overview:

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:

EDUCATION

  • 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.
  • OR Other: Equivalent Sutter Health training program.

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

  • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider

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 deadline.
  • General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).
  • 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 collaborative relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.

License/Certifications:

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association

Education:

Vocational/Technical/Trade Certificate (Required)

Job Shift:

Days

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Weekend Requirements:

None

Benefits:

Yes

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

40

Employee Status:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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