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CommonSpirit Health Medical Assistant in LONG BEACH, California

Overview

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Management Team, the Medical Assistant (MA) administers direct patient care in accordance with physicians' orders and under the supervision of a licensed physician who must be in the department during the performance of MA duties. The MA is responsible for checking patients in to the clinic and performing vital signs, weight, pulse oximetry and annual outpatient assessment prior to scheduled visit. Assists the physician during minor medical procedures. Administers medications as ordered by the physician and verified by RN or MD. The MA is also responsible for patient check out ensuring that MD orders are carried out prior to patients' departure. The MA is required to document all patient contact in the medical record. FRONT OFFICE: Under the direction of the Management Team, the Medical Assistant may be asked to coordinate front office functions such as correspondence, copying, filing, managing telephones, collecting all demographic and financial information as applicable, running patient insurance status through established protocols, attaching appropriate paper work to charts, scheduling of patient appointments, and other support activities that assist the medical and ancillary staff. The front office medical assistant assists patients as they call or come into the clinic for appointments by being courteous and referring them as appropriate.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years experience in an outpatient clinic setting

  • Ability to speak Spanish highly desirable.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and is able to provide a certificate indicating satisfactory completion of training by an accredited or approved institution for medical assistants.

  • BLS for HealthCare Provider required.

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Equal Opportunity

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Dignity Health participates in E-verify.

Job ID 2020-134815

Employment Type Full Time

Department Neuroscience Institute

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach

Shift Day

Standard Hours M-F 8:30-5:00

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location CA-LONG BEACH

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