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Medical Assistant ,Gastroenterology

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Felton
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation CAD
Position Overview:

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 clinician.
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).


  • 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. CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE
    • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
      • General knowledge of various medical procedures, views, and equipment.
      • Basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.
      • Competent and validated in basic Medical Assisting skills such as taking vital signs, preparing patients for exam, and administering injections.
      • 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 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.
      • Build collaborative relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives. Pay Range: $28.55/hour - $35.68/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 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.

        Job Shift:


        Full Time
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        Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday
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        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.

        Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days

Keywords: Sutter Health, San Francisco , Medical Assistant ,Gastroenterology, Healthcare , Felton, California

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