Dignity Health Medical Assistant in ARROYO GRANDE, California

Overview

About Pacific Central Coast Health Centers

Midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco reside the charming Central Coast communities of Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, and Arroyo Grande. Here, the mission of Dignity Health can be found at Marian Regional Medical Center, French Hospital Medical Center, Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and Pacific Central Coast Health Center’s (PHC).

PHC organization was formed to provide the management, organizational and operational support for community clinics. The philosophy guiding PHC’s practice is to provide the ideal environment for health care delivery. The team approach to patient care is inherent in a group practice environment. Every employee of PHC is a team member who can affect patient care profoundly, either in a positive or a negative sense. Many patients, due to illness, are not at their best and there may be difficult management problems. Tact, understanding, support and patience are essential to a good patient-physician relationship. Each employee is encouraged to contribute toward this successful relationship.

Responsibilities

In keeping with the Pacific Central Coast Health Center's philosophy,under the direction and supervision of the Operational and/or Medical Director, the medical assistant will assist licensed medical staff in the preparation of patients for delivery of services utilizing basic administrative clerical and technical skills.

Job Specifications:

-One - three years experience working in a clinic setting or physician office.

-Experience preferred in area of clinic speciality. Experience also preferred in working with low-income and Spanish-speaking persons.(Preferred)

Education:

-BLS required.

-Phlebotomy certiifcation (Preferred)

-Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred)

Special skills:

-Ability to move quickly from one task to another independently.

-Ability to communicate effectively with peers, staff and supervisor.

-Ability to take instructions, comprehend and follow through effectively.

-Good verbal and written communications skills.

-Ability to read, write, comprehend and follow written and oral instructions in English.

-Computer literate with the ability to type accurately at a moderate pace.

-Ability to ensure that diagnosis correlates with the procedure/exam requested.

-Bi-lingual, Spanish speaking(Preferred)

Qualifications

One - three years experience working in a clinic setting or physician office. Experience preferred in area of clinic speciality. Experience also preferred in working with low-income and Spanish-speaking persons. Ability to move quickly from one task to another independently. Ability to communicate effectively with peers, staff and supervisor. Ability to take instructions, comprehend and follow through effectively. Good verbal and written communications skills. Ability to read, write, comprehend and follow written and oral instructions in English Will have direct patient contact. Computer literate with the ability to type accurately at a moderate pace. Ability to ensure that diagnosis correlates with the procedure/exam requested. Bi-lingual, Spanish speaking

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Job ID 2018-52836

Employment Type Full Time

Department Family Practice Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Pacific Central Coast Health Centers

Shift Day

Location ARROYO GRANDE

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8a - 5p