Medical Assistant

Summary Statement:

Provides patient care in the office setting. Provides care that meets the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care; meets the communication needs of patient and family; provides care that reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or physician. Maintains regulatory requirements, nursing and office policies, procedures and standards. Communicates with physicians and team members about patient’s clinical condition, including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.

This position will be working at our Amador Health Center which is located in Amador County.

Status: Full-Time, Regular
Open Date: On-going
Closing Date: Until Filled
Contact Information:

Organization Information:

WellSpace Health is one of Sacramento’s premier non-profit organizations proudly serving the homeless and underserved community of Sacramento for over 40 years. We offer professional services including: high quality primary health care; family planning; women’s health including OB; immunizations; well child care and testing; diagnosis and treatment; addiction treatment; mental health counseling and pediatric dentistry.

We are a leader in integrated care, blending physical health services with our well-known addiction and mental health treatment. We also offer a range of medical products through community partnerships including our T3 Program (Triage, Transport and Treat) that reduces Emergency Room overcrowding and our Interim Care Program (ICP) that reduces medical relapse following hospital discharge. In 2010 we have opened the first pediatric dentist clinic in the Sacramento area for our community.

Required Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Training, and Licensure):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Medical Assistant training/certification preferred;
  • Two plus year’s related experience preferred;
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certification;
  • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good customer service skills;
  • Knowledge of substance abuse issues and treatment;
  • Knowledge of community resources;
  • Ability to maintain detailed records;
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, professional relationships;
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing;
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Russian;
  • Working knowledge of EHR preferably NextGen;
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Benefits:

    Successful candidate will receive regionally competitive salary, above average health benefits at reduced costs, company paid life insurance & long term disability insurance, additional voluntary retirement plan with company match and no vesting schedule requirement.

  • Paid bereavement and jury duty leave.
  • 10 paid holidays per year.
  • Paid time off.
  • Paid sick leave.
  • Flexible Spending Program.
  • Company paid malpractice insurance for all providers.
  • Professional development hours offered annually.
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