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Medical Assistant at CommonSpirit Health

Medical Assistants are the unsung heroes of healthcare! These professionals are crucial to the efficient operation of outpatient and ambulatory care facilities, where you will perform both administrative and clinical duties. As a physician's right-hand person, you will often be the first point of contact for patients. If you're considering a career as a Medical Assistant, it's important to know that you'll be a crucial part of the healthcare system, making a tangible difference in patients' lives.

About CommonSpirit Health

As one of the nation's largest nonprofit systems, CommonSpirit Health now has more than 2,200 care sites and 140 hospitals in 24 states. We serve some of the most diverse communities across the nation and in each location, humankindness leads the way. 

As a Medical Assistant, you will:

As a Medical Office Representative, you will:

What it takes to be an Medical Assistant here:

Enthusiasm to help others, working efficiently, and empathy for our patients. You’ll take the lead on proactively preparing patient charts- ensuring all information is obtained and up-to-date for those seen in our facility. You will be comfortable managing medical records- charts and EMR, taking patient vitals, and communicating patient concerns, and collaborating with other Medical Assistants across our locations to identify process improvements and strengthen communication in support of ensuring patient needs are being met.

Requirements include:

*High school diploma (or equivalent) required.

*BLS certification (must be certified through the American Heart Association)

    Other qualifications that vary by location include: 

    *Six (6) months of experience in an outpatient setting as a Medical Assistant preferred

    *Certification must be obtained through one of the private agencies approved by the Medical Board of the state that you reside

    *American Association of Medical Assistants (preferred) 

    *American Medical Technologists 

    *Certifying Board of Medical Assistants 

    *Multi-skilled Medical Certification Institute, Inc. (NCCT)

    *Familiarity with an electronic practice management system preferred

    *Satisfactory completion of an approved Medical Assistant program pursuant to the Division of Allied Health Professions or military training that is equivalent to an accredited Medical Assistant program required

    *Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and customer service skills required

    *Medical terminology, familiarity with CPT and ICD-10 coding procedures and reference tools, and pharmacology appropriate to the Medical Assistant scope of practice required

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    While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, performance bonus eligibility and more!

    Associations and Certifications

    BLS - American Heart Association

    National Healthcare Association (NHA)

    National Association of Healthcare Professionals (NAHP)

    American Medical Technologists (AMT)

    National Center for Competency Testing

    American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)


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    CommonSpirit 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 click here.

    CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their 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). CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.