Medical Assistant (Outpatient)

  • Adventist Health Sonora
  • Adventist Health Sonora Sonora California 95370 US
  • Dec 22, 2017
Other Allied Health

Job Description

About Us

Award winning Adventist Health Sonora is a mission focused non-profit Adventist health care system that has a heart for providing to the under-served.  At AHSR, you'll have the opportunity to provide physical, mental and spiritual healing every day.  Our organization prides itself on being the best place to work, and we think our employees have everything to do with that!  Not only are we nestled at in a gorgeous location at the base of Yosemite, but AHSR offers excellent benefits, resources/technology, and a supportive environment where you'll have the chance to do what you do best, every day.  

More reasons to consider joining Adventist Health Sonora:

 

  •         Competitive pay, excellent benefits  (health, dental, vision, life, disability, paid time off)
  •         Recognition program dedicated to valuing and praising team members
  •         Unique, faith based mission that promotes whole healing
  •         Learning & Development Opportunities - we promote career growth through tuition reimbursement opportunities
  •         Professional advancement opportunities
  •         Health Club discounts
  •         ...and much more!

 

Position Summary:

As a Medical Assistant, under the supervision of a physician, you'll provide delegated patient care tasks to the patient population.  The Medical Assistant will perform clinical responsibilities for the pediatric, adult and geriatric patients and will work closely with the Clinic Provider.  Medical Assistants are responsible for rooming patients, obtaining full vital signs, interfacing with other team members, facilitating care of patients, and maintaining excellent electronic medical records in accordance with all policy and procedure guidelines.  The Medical Assistant will become proficient with all Medical Assistant duties including preparing the patient for the examination, preparing and administering medications as ordered, Point of Care testing, instrument sterilization, procedure set up, basic wound care, documentation, EKG, assisting the Provider with examinations and facilitating prescription refills, patient referrals/transition of care and scheduling patient procedures.

 

Required Education/Qualifications:

·         Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant training program and proof of certificate

·         Current American Heart Association CPR Certification

·         Basic Computer Skills

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         Ability to work efficiently and with composure in a busy environment

 

Preferred Education/Qualifications:

At least one year experience in a clinic or physician's office