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Medical Assistant - New Grads Welcome!

Company: MarinHealth Medical Network
Location: Novato
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

City: Novato State/Territory: CA WHO WE ARE:
MarinHealth Medical Network is a medical foundation representing the physicians, their care teams and office staff, who previously operated under Prima Medical Foundation or the Marin Healthcare District. With a network of clinics across many different medical specialties throughout Marin and Southern Sonoma County, MarinHealth Medical Network functions as an extended family of healthcare advocates who take pride in knowing that we aren't just making a living; we're making a positive impact on the health of our patients and their families. Come and join us in touching and transforming lives every day!
External hires must pass a background check and medical screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classifications protected by federal, state & local laws.

COMPENSATION:
We have an excellent benefits package, such as medical/vision/dental insurance, generous PTO and paid holiday, 401(k) with company match, and more!
General Summary:
The Medical Assistant, under the supervision of the Clinical Lead and Practice Manager, is responsible for assisting in the delivery of healthcare and patient care management. This role assists the providers within scope of practice to provide quality patient care. This includes gathering patient information, assessing patient requests, obtaining and monitoring patient vitals, assisting with procedures and re-processing instruments. The Medical Assistant must have the ability to float to designated locations as assigned within Marin and Sonoma counties.
Our medical network provides opportunities to work in primary care and specialty clinics, spanning from Sausalito to Santa Rosa. Candidates may choose to float among clinics, or may choose to be placed permanently with one practice. Our recruiters will work with you to match your preferences to the current needs of our network. MarinHealth Medical Network employees are permitted to transfer among clinics within the network after completion of the 90-day introductory period.

Qualifications:
Education:
High school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate required.
Medical Assistant certificate required. Will consider 5+ years of recent continuous experience in lieu of certificate
BLS Certification (American Heart Association) required.

Experience:
At least one year of related medical assisting experience in a physician's office or other clinical setting, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Re-processing/ procedural experience highly preferred.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Direct patient care:
Rooming patients, including obtaining vital signs, obtaining reason for visit, and documenting symptoms their frequency, and severity.
Documents all required information in electronic medical record.
Provide injections and immunizations as ordered by the provider.
Provide assistance during medical procedures.
Obtain all patient information required to meet regulatory obligations.
Track the receipt of all results for all ordered tests.
Ability to perform POCT as well as all quality controls.

Communication and correspondence including lab results, prescription management, and referrals:
Use electronic medical records and work off "task lists" to complete patient visits or requests.
Provides patients with accurate information when answering questions and concerns.
Maintains patient records and protects patient confidentiality.
Complete referrals accurately and appropriately.

Maintain patient areas and supplies:
Disinfects exam rooms between patients and all patient areas at end of the day.
Assist with clinic upkeep, including daily cleaning and supply ordering/inventory.
Perform reprocessing of scopes and or probes after completion of competency in specialty clinics.
Perform all steps related to sterilization of instruments and use of autoclave.

General:
Remains calm and effective in an emergency or in high pressure situations.
Collaborate with team members on various ongoing projects.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Comply with all OSHA and safety regulations.

Behavioral Standards:
We have adopted the following standards of behavior in addition to the job responsibilities listed above so we can create and maintain an optimal workplace environment. Your application for this position assumes you agree with and can maintain the following workplace values:
Exceptional customer service
Professionalism on the phone, in person, and with each other
Respectful communication with patients, vendors, volunteers, and co-workers
Effective teamwork
Ability to maintain a safe work environment
A positive attitude
A good sense of humor and fun in the workplace
Support of each other the patients and the practice

Keywords: MarinHealth Medical Network, Novato , Medical Assistant - New Grads Welcome!, Healthcare , Novato, California

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