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Medical Assistant II

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Santa Clarita
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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Providence is calling a Medical Assistant II (Part-Time/ Day Shift) to Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Santa Clarita, CA.

We are seeking a Medical Assistant II who will work under the delegation of a licensed practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing patient care to assigned patients. A MA II performs all aspects of the MA I role and is fully competent in the clinical needs/functions for assigned clinic/location of work. An MA II is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform all duties and passed competency testing/evaluation as required for a Medical Assistant I
  • Ability to perform all front and back office skills as appropriate to role and certification. (ex: vital signs, set up/assist with minor procedures, EKG, blood pressure, point of care testing, patient authorizations, scheduling, etc.)
  • Perform increasingly advanced procedures with validated competencies
  • Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all procedures performed in the patient's medical record
  • Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous, infectious, and pharmaceutical waste
  • According to organizational standards, prepare, clean and sterilize, and/or reprocess, instruments (autoclaving) and maintain equipment with validated competencies
  • Anticipate and proactively plan for practitioner and patient needs
  • Demonstrate a commitment to education and sharing of knowledge
  • Assist in orientation of new team members and serves as a role model of best practices to others
  • Provide open and timely communication and information to patients, families, and practitioners (as appropriate)
  • Consistently meet skill based competency expectations established for the organization
  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization and serve as an ambassador for the organization when interfacing with anyone outside the organization

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Six (6) months healthcare experience
  • Six (6) months medical Assistant experience
  • Existing caregivers in the MA role as of 7/1/2021, will have 12 months to obtain their California state or National MA certification as listed above.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) - Must be American Heart Association (AHA) accredited
  • Flexibility to meet the changing needs of the patients and the various clinics
  • Ability to treat people with respect under all circumstances, instill trust in others while upholding the values of the organization
  • Ability to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally, as well as to interact in a professional manner with colleagues, patients, families, and visitors
  • Demonstrated PC skills (ex: MS Office and EHR use)
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
  • Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal, and local laws relating to position and patient care
  • Comply with all applicable infection control and safety procedures
  • Increasingly expanded knowledge of principles and practices governing MA role and the ability to apply them effectively
  • Perform delegated work with minimal oversight. Must possess expanded knowledge of vaccinations, medications, their use, to include brand and generic names related to the clinic/location supported
  • Must possess expanded knowledge of vaccinations, medications, their use, to include brand and generic names related to the clinic/location supported.
  • Ability to analyze, problem solve, and prioritize multiple tasks under pressure
  • Demonstrate a high degree of accountability with increasing responsibilities

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants or an equivalent combination of course work, experience/ training to qualify to sit for the CA State or National Certification exam

  • Upon hire: active CA State MA certification or active national certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant.

About the hospital you will serve.

Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.

Facey is part of Providence, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities across Alaska, California, New Mexico, Montana, Oregon, Texas and Washington.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Santa Clarita , Medical Assistant II, Other , Santa Clarita, California

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