Medical Assistant, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Company: Sutter Health
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Organization: PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation PAD 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). ***Travel between Palo Alto and San Carlos
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
American Heart Association (AHA) BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare
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 collaborative relationships with peers and other healthcare
providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives. Job
Shift: Days Schedule: Full Time Shift Hours: 8 Days of the Week:
Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday Weekend Requirements:
None Benefits: Yes Unions: No Position Status: Non-Exempt Weekly
Hours: 40 Employee Status: Regular Number of Openings: 1 Sutter
Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers
EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans. Schedule/Shift: Regular/ Days
Keywords: Sutter Health, Palo Alto , Medical Assistant, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Other , Palo Alto, California
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