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Medical Assistant

Dignity Health Medical Foundation El Dorado Hills, California
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The posted compensation range of $22.79 - $31.33 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-367196 Employment Type Full Time Department Family Practice Clinic Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00 Remote No Category Medical Assistant
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 healthcare services to the many communities we serve.


Responsibilities

As a Medical Assistant at Dignity Health Medical Foundation clinics, now part of CommonSpirit Health, you’ll keep the day running smoothly and efficiently for your patients and clinical team. 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 can expect to have multiple patients daily  depending on the number of physicians are on-site. 

Your success in this role comes from your enthusiasm to help others, work efficiently, and your empathy for our patients.  This the perfect opportunity for a MA interested in growing their career. 

Some of your daily activities will include:

  • Assisting in preparing patients for examinations or procedures, assisting with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to a patient or authorized person, and collecting patient data
  • Administering medications specifically directed by the physician and performing accurate vital sign measurements and documentation. 
  • Maintaining a clean, organized, and safe environment, and performing patient care services that support the physician / provider's practice under the clinical supervision of the Physician, Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician’s Assistant, or Licensed Vocational Nurse. 
  • Comfortable managing medical records- charts and EMR
  • Communicate and document any patient concerns to physicians, physician’s assistants, or nurses
  • Work with physicians, insurance providers, and pharmacies to obtain authorizations for patient medication, including refills

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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 H.R. department in conjunction with the State Division of Allied Health Professions) 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
  • Current BLS certification required (must be certified through the American Heart Association)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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 California: 
    • American Association of Medical Assistants (preferred) 
    • American Medical Technologists 
    • California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants 
    • Multi-skilled Medical Certification Institute, Inc. (NCCT)
  • Familiarity with an electronic practice management system preferred

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, and more! 

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

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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