Medical Assistant, Women's Health OB-GYN, Part Time
Company: Sutter Health
Posted on: January 27, 2023
PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation CAD
Provides clinical and clerical support to providers and members of
the patient care team(s) by performing a variety of back office and
patient-related tasks supporting the delivery of high-quality
patient care. Helps ensure smooth patient and workflow within the
department and assists the patient care team in implementing the
medical plan of care. Integrates education, technical competence,
and patient interaction skills to gain confidence and cooperation
from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare
providers. Performs all duties under the direction of a
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).
--- Manages rooming and patient flow by preparing and escorting
patients to examination rooms.
--- Provides clinical support and patient care by obtaining
appropriate identification and medical information from the patient
and/or their family/support team.
--- Performs vital signs, tests and collects/prepares specimens
according to clinician orders.
--- Supports physicians and patient care team to perform medical
procedures and patient examinations by preparing the room,
equipment, instruments and/or supplies appropriate for the
--- Administers treatments, injections, and skin tests, and
collects patient specimens as directed by a physician.
--- Maintains equipment and understands procedures and treatments
performed by clinicians.
--- Mentors and fosters a constructive learning environment that
helps students and new staff build confidence in their skills,
knowledge, and abilities.
--- Performs general clerical tasks: answers phones and relates
messages as appropriate; retrieves, enters, updates and transcribes
patient data in the electronic health record system (eHR); reviews
and revises patient appointments.
--- Prepares and completes accurate documentation related to
patient care, including healthcare activities, administration of
medications and communication with patients.
--- Ensures that routine and priority tasks are completed within
established departmental time frames.
--- Maintains a clean, neat, and safe working environment,
including cleaning and disinfecting equipment and exams rooms after
--- Inspects and calibrates equipment accordingly for proper
operation and records the quality control (QC) results, reporting
any malfunctions to the supervisor.
--- Maintains strictest confidence of all patient protected health
information (PHI) and protects all PHI from accidental,
intentional, or inappropriate disclosure.
--- Performs quality care in compliance with department standards,
policies, and procedures, as well as local, state and federal
regulatory agencies to deliver the highest level of patient privacy
--- Prepares, administers, and documents medications and treatments
in accordance with state and federal regulations.
Equivalent experience will be accepted in lieu of the required
degree or diploma.
HS Diploma: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
or equivalent education/experience
Other: Completion of a course of study consistent with the
requirements for Medical Assistants as specified by the Medical
Board of California.
OR Other: Equivalent Sutter Health training program.
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
General knowledge of various medical procedures, views, and
Basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and
Competent and validated in basic Medical Assisting skills such as
taking vital signs, preparing patients for exam, and administering
Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished
in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
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).
Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies,
procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet
Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including
accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with
Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting
appropriate solutions from established options.
Build collaborativee relationships with peers and other healthcare
providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.
Pay Range: 25.95 - 32.43
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 candidate's 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.
Days of the Week:
Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Variable
Number of Openings:
Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers
Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days
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