Medical Assistant Lead- Pediatric Specialties- San Jose (Travel required)

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Organization: PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation ALD Position Overview: Assists with maintaining efficient patient flow and quality care during clinic/department hours. Provides back up support for the team, which includes all functions of a medical assistant work. Supports clinic/department leaders in training new staff. Integrates education, technical competence, and patient interaction skills to gain confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers. Maintains infection control and safety requirements, office policies, procedures and standards. Performs all duties under the direction of a clinician and works within the scope of practice. Job Description: 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: Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required degree or diploma. HS Diploma: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) Other: Completion of a course of study consistent with the requirements for Medical Assistants as specified by the Medical Board of California. (Must present diploma within 90 days) CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE: BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider TYPICAL EXPERIENCE: 4 years of recent relevant experience. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: General knowledge of various medical procedures, views, and equipment. Solid understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology. Demonstrated Medical Assistant skills such as taking vital signs, preparing patients for exam and administering injections. Ability to provide guidance and be a training resource to less experienced staff. Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. 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) and electronic health record (EHR). Ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines, work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions, identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options, and build collaborative relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives. Job Shift: Days Schedule: Full Time Shift Hours: 8 Days of the Week: Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday Weekend Requirements: None Benefits: Yes Unions: No Position Status: Non-Exempt Weekly Hours: 40 Employee Status: Regular Number of Openings: 1 This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800. Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans. Pay Range is $38.08 to $47.60 / hour The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidatexe2x80x99s experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

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