Sutter Health Medical Assistant - Senior Care (Temporary) (Full Time) in Sacramento, California
Performs clinical and clerical duties related to the provision of patient care. Functions in accordance with established Policies and Procedures, and standards. Performs all clinical duties under the direction of a clinician.
Temporary Position - 12 weeks
Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration
Certification as a Medical Assistant (CMA) or eligibility for certification preferred. BLS Healthcare provider is required. Must be certified in CPR and First Aide and maintain current certification thereafter for Sutter Senior Care.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge of scope of practice for Medical Assistants in the State of California. Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations. Knowledge of clinical protocols for vital signs. Knowledge of normal values for vital signs (Blood Pressure, Pulse, Respirations, Temperature). Knowledge of medical positioning for patients. Basic clinical skills must be maintained.
Knowledge of scheduling practices/referrals for physician offices preferred. Knowledge of effective teamwork dynamics between front and back office staff.
- Combination of education and experience sufficient to perform primary responsibilities as would be typically obtained in a 2-year Medical Assistant Program. Two to three (2-3) years of previous practical experience as a Medical Assistant in a Physician's office preferred. Minimum of one-year experience working with the elderly required by PACE regulations for Sutter Senior Care.
- Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Must be able to work in a complex fast-paced environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations. Must be able to work within established time frames with attention to detail and accuracy. Computer and Technical Proficient.
Organization: Sutter Senior Care
Employee Status: Temporary
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80
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.