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Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Industry:
Health Care & Medicine
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/28/2010
Clinical Assistant (SMF-1002112)
(This job is no longer available)
Sutter Medical Foundation | Sacramento, CA
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- Auburn Shared Staff (Limited Term)

Description

Job Summary

Performs clinical and clerical duties related to the provision of patient care. Functions in accordance with regional, SMF Policies and Procedures, and care center standards. Performs all clinical duties under the direction of a clinician.

Limited Term for 24 weeks.

Qualifications
Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration
Certification as a Medical Assistant (CMA) or eligibility for certification preferred. BLS Healthcare provider is required. Must pass pre-screening testing prior to hire, new hire clinical training and testing and Basic Skills Assessment annually thereafter.
High school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of scope of practice for Medical Assistants in the State of California. Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations. Knowledge of clinical protocols for vital signs. Knowledge of normal values for vital signs (Blood Pressure, Pulse, Respirations, Temperature). Knowledge of medical positioning for patients. Knowledge of scheduling practices/referrals for physician offices preferred. Knowledge of effective teamwork dynamics between front and back office staff. Must have passed the SMF Pre-Screen Test for Clinical Assistants prior to hire. Occupational Health: Required BAT Testing, Drug Screens and Mask Fit Test certifications must be completed within 6 months of hire date.
Experience
Combination of education and experience sufficient to perform primary responsibilities as would be typically obtained
in a 2-year Medical Assistant Program. Two-three (2-3) years of previous practical experience as a Medical Assistant
in a physician's office preferred.
Skills
Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Must be able to work in a complex fast-paced environment and
take appropriate actions in emergent situations. Must be able to work within established timeframes with attention to
detail and accuracy. Must pass EPIC, IDX and other required computer training.

 

About Sutter Medical Foundation

Sutter Medical Foundation, Central is a not-for-profit organization supporting the quality medical services provided by Sutter Independent Physicians, Sutter Medical Group and Sutter West Medical Group. Serving the counties of Sacramento, Placer, Nevada, Amador, and Yolo, Sutter Medical Foundation physicians are dedicated to providing exceptional services, listening to patients’ needs and ensuring that patients play an important role in their health care. Specialty Care Programs

  • Cardio-Diagnostics
  • Dermatologic & Laser Surgery
  • Group Medical Appointments
  • Extended Hours Clinics
  • Hospitalist Program
  • Sutter Audiology and Hearing Aid Center
  • Sutter Health Family
  • Practice Residency Program
  • Sutter Healthy Living Weight Management (Yolo County)
  • Laboratory Collection Services
  • Sutter Occupational Health
  • Snoring & Related Sleep Problems
Services in Sacramento, Placer and Yolo Counties
  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Audiology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Endocrinology/Metabolism
  • Extended Hours
  • Family Practice
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Laboratory
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • OB/GYN
  • Occupational Health
  • Oncology/Gynecology
  • Oncology/Hematology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Subspecialties
  • Orthopedics
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Rheumatology
  • Surgery—Colon/Rectal/General
  • Surgery—Dermatology
  • Surgery—General
  • Surgery—Neurological
  • Surgery—Orthopedic
  • Surgery—Plastic/Facial
  • Surgery—Thoracic/Cardio
  • Surgery—Vascular
  • Urgent Care
  • Urology
  • Urogynecology
  • X-ray
About Sutter Health One of the nation's leading not-for-profit networks of community health care services, Sutter Health has physicians and care centers in more than 100 Northern California communities. Sutter medical centers deliver more babies than any other network in Northern California and lead the region in providing heart, cancer, orthopedic and newborn intensive care services.