Medical Assistant, Family Medicine
Posted on: November 22, 2022
Organization: PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation CAD
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.
These Principal Accountabilities, Requirements and Qualifications
are not exhaustive, but are merely the most descriptive of the
current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job
description or require that other tasks be performed when the
circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, staff
changes, workload, or technical development).
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
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
General knowledge of various medical procedures, views, and
Basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and
Competent and validated in basic Medical Assisting skills such as
taking vital signs, preparing patients for exam, and administering
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
Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including
accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with
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.
Days of the Week:
Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Weekly Hours: 40
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers
Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days
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