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Medical Assistant

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 08/09/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Position Industry: Healthcare/Medical Job Number: 41526.1
We are recruiting a Medical Assistant for a growing non-profit organization in Sacramento. The Medical Assistant will work in the Women's Health department and assists in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the Physician and/or the Clinic Manager. This is a contract opportunity and a great way to diversify your healthcare industry experience. Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

Responsibilities: Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and other pertinent information as required by department. Records information in patients' medical record. Prepares treatment rooms and patients for examination. Assists clinician with care of the patient. Handles inventories and orders and replenishes medical supplies and materials. Schedules appointments, performs clinical tasks and completes appropriate forms as required. May be responsible for cleaning, processing, sterilizing and checking instruments. Performs data entry. Anticipates the patient's needs, takes proactive steps to meet those needs by listening and taking responsibility within scope of practice to ensure issues are resolved. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: 1 year minimum experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting. High School Diploma or GED. Medical Assisting Certification a plus (CCMA). AHA BLS certification required. Knowledge of Medical Terminology. Demonstrated experience scheduling and/or referrals for physician offices. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Proficient computer skills including scheduling softwareand EHR. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work with confidential Protected Health Information (PHI) and use good judgement. Must be able to clear drug screen and background.

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