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Medical Assistant - Providence Health Center - Irvine Spectrum

Company: St. Joseph Health
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for Medical Assistant with SJHH Prism Express Department

at St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare.

Location: Irvine, CA

Schedule: Full-time 80-Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8 Hours Day Shift

Job Summary:

The Medical Assistant (MA II) works under the delegation of a licensed practitioner to perform duties as directed to assist in providing patient care to assigned patients. A Medical Assistant (MA II) performs all aspects of the Associate Medical Assistant (MA I) role and is fully competent in the clinical needs/functions for assigned clinic/location of work. An Medical Assistant (MA II) is expected to perform in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations.


* Flexibility to meet the changing needs of the patients and the various clinics. * Ability to treat people with respect under all circumstances, instill trust in others while upholding the values of the organization. * Ability to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally, as well as to interact in a professional manner with colleagues, patients, families, and visitors. * Demonstrated PC skills (ex: MS Office and EHR use) * Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. * Demonstrates awareness of current state, federal, and local laws relating to position and patient care. * Complies with all applicable infection control and safety procedures. * Increasingly expanded knowledge of principles and practices governing MA role and the ability to apply them effectively. * Performs delegated work with minimal oversight. * Must possess expanded knowledge of vaccinations, medications, their use, to include brand and generic names related to the clinic/location supported. * Ability to analyze, problem solve, and prioritize multiple tasks under pressure. * Demonstrates a high degree of accountability with increasing responsibilities.

Position Requirements:


* H.S. Diploma or GED * Graduate of accredited school for medical assistants and certificate.


* 6 months Healthcare experience * 6 months Medical Assistant experience

Licence / Certifications:

* Effective 7/1/2021, all newly hired MA's must obtain certification within 12 months of hire: National Certification (AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP) OR CA State Exam for MA Certification. * Existing caregivers in the MA role as of 7/1/2021, will also have 12 months to obtain their California state or National MA certification as listed above. * Required upon hire: Current BLS - Must be AHA accredited

Preferred Position Requirements:

License and Certification: active CA State MA certification or active national certification/registration by AMCA, AAMA, AMT, NHA, NCCT, or NAHP as a Medical Assistant.

St. Joseph Health - Mission Heritage Medical Group is one of California's most respected medical groups. With over 3,000 employees and 75 locations throughout California, including, Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County, Mission Heritage Medical Group has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, customer service and information technology. This kind of success is the result of team work, a commitment to excellence and a strong adherence to the organization's mission, vision and values.

St. Joseph Health - Mission Heritage Medical Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Heritage Medical Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: St. Joseph Health, Irvine , Medical Assistant - Providence Health Center - Irvine Spectrum, Other , Irvine, California

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