Sutter Health Medical Assistant - Bay Area in Mountain View, California

Description

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation Medical Assistant Program is an opportunity for both the experienced and graduated Medical Assistant to further their MA career in a dynamic, patient centered organization. We give the opportunity to learn and enhance your MA skills in the clinical and classroom setting. PAMF’s vision is “to lead the transformation of health care to achieve the highest levels of quality, access and affordability.” It is the mission of the Clinical Development and Education Department to familiarize each employee with the culture, ethics and skills that reflect our vision of providing excellent health care to every patient, every time. Great health care begins with Palo Alto Medical Foundation, exceptional health care starts with you

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) is a not-for-profit, community-based multispecialty medical group practice. PAMF patients are cared for by more than 1,000 physicians in clinics and medical centers throughout Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties. Collectively, we do our utmost to enhance the well-being of the people in our communities through compassion, excellence and innovation.

The Medical Assistant (MA) position supports providers and other members of the health care team in clinic offices by performing a variety of back office patient related tasks and ensuring smooth patient and work flow within the department. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing clinical support and patient care, administering medications in accordance to MA Scope of Practice, completing accurate and thorough documentation in the eHR, and providing care and maintenance of medical equipment.

Program participants are fully supported both during and following the program to promote success.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and/or equivalent experience

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assisting program, including at least 160 externship hours, half of which must be back-office.

  • Certification in BLS for Health Care Providers

  • MA Certification from PAMF approved agency (AAMA, CCBMA, NCCT or AMT) within 1 year of employment

  • Basic anatomy and physiology

  • Medical terminology and abbreviations

  • Universal precautions

  • Medication administration including medication dosage calculations

  • Travel to various sites

Primary Location: California, Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz, Mountain View

Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Part 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.