Dignity Health MA in WOODLAND, California

Overview

Dignity Health Medical Foundation, established in 1993, is a California nonprofit public benefit corporation with care centers throughout California. Dignity Health Medical Foundation is an affiliate of Dignity Health - one of the largest health systems in the nation - with hospitals and care centers in California, Arizona and Nevada. Today, Dignity Health Medical Foundation works hand-in-hand with physicians and providers throughout California to provide comprehensive health care services to the many communities we serve.

As Dignity Health Medical Foundation continues to grow and establish new premier care centers, we provide increasing support and investment in the latest technologies, finest physicians and state-of-the-art medical facilities. We strive to create purposeful work settings where staff can provide great care, while advancing in knowledge and experience through challenging work assignments and stimulating relationships. Our staff is well-trained and highly skilled, qualities that are vital to maintaining excellence in care and service.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant provides technical and assistive patient care according to a plan of care established by the Registered Nurse/MD.

Core Duties:

  • Obtain all required information for the provider prior to the patients' appointments

  • Prepare the patient prior to the provider entering the treatment room

  • Keep accurate documentation in the patient's chart pertaining to the appoint or any interaction with a patient within her/his scope of service (i.e., daily chart preparation for visit, medication refills or response to written order given by the provider or phone messages)

  • Interviews individuals and obtains comprehensive and accurate information; prioritizes incoming telephone calls appropriately

  • Communicates effectively in oral and written form

  • Provides support to the medical staff as needed

  • Communicates effectively with all members of the healthcare system

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) required

  • Satisfactory completion of a formal Medical Assistant program pursuant to the Division of Allied Health Professions, or military training that is equivalent to an accredited Medical Assistant program (determination by Dignity Health Medical Foundation HR department in conjunction with the State Division of Allied Health Professions), required

  • Ability to read, speak and write English in order to perform the duties of this position required

  • Will demonstrate current competencies and certifications as required by each specific department

This position is represented by SEIU-UHW

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Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

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Job ID 2018-60547

Employment Type Full Time

Department Behavioral Health

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Woodland Clinic Medical Group

Shift Varied

Location WOODLAND

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Monday - Friday Varied day shift hours

Work Schedule 8 Hour