Medical Assistant I

May 27, 2023
$24 - $31 / hour

Job Description

If you’re ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered. Day – 08 Hour (United States of America) This is a Stanford Health Care – University Healthcare Alliance job. A Brief Overview The Medical Assistant functions as a member of the clinic patient care team. The position performs clinical tasks and procedures to support the delivery of care. The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting patients to obtain services in a timely manner and assuring efficient utilization of resources in the coordination of patient care.

The Medical Assistant I is an entry-level position with limited or no prior experience; learns to use medical terminology and concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity; works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. Locations Stanford Health Care – University Healthcare Alliance What you will do C-I-CARE Executes world class practices of service and patient care in support of C-I-CARE standards. Uses C-I-CARE templates and the following components for all communication with patients and staff: CONNECT with people by calling them their proper name, or the name they prefer (Mr., Ms., Dr.) INTRODUCE yourself and your role COMMUNICATE what you are going to do, how long it will take, and how it will impact the patient ASK permission before entering a room, examining a patient or undertaking an activity RESPOND to patient’s questions or requests promptly; anticipate patient needs EXIT courteously with an explanation of what will come next Job Scope: Performs routine support work and in a learning capacity, assists in but not limited to the following: Patient rooming Vital signs Medical records and/or chart preparation Patient communications Stocking and cleaning of clinic area Medication and supply ordering Medication administration Specimen collection and/or Point of Care Testing Injections and other clinic procedures Patient outreach to address gaps in care & follow-up Participation in internal clinic audits Facilitate communication between patient & provider Participates in the maintenance of department A3 Scribing for providers Knowledge: Learns to apply general knowledge through work assignments. Basic knowledge of Telemedicine Platforms. Level of Supervision: Works under the supervision of a licensed staff member or provider. Assignments are designed to provide training and practical experience that develops clinical knowledge and skills. Decisions are limited to specific, task-related activities. Requires the manager’s (or designee) oversight of the work performed, while in progress and at its completion, for accuracy, completeness, and conformance with detailed instructions. Work is primarily existing, stable processes and procedures. All other duties as assigned including department-specific functions and responsibilities: Performs other duties as assigned and participates in organization projects as assigned. Education Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required. Medical Assistant Certificate/Diploma from an approved school/institution or equivalent documented training required.

Experience Qualifications 0-1 years of related experience required. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Professional verbal and written communication skills stated above in CI Care. Basic Computer skills including but not limited to; keyboarding, Microsoft Office, and electronic medical records. Basic Electronic Health/Medical Records System exposure. Organizational and multi-tasking skills required for varying procedures and managing interruptions. Ability to work with others in a flexible, cooperative and collaborative manner. Licenses and Certifications BLS – Basic Life Support required . Physical Demands and Work Conditions Physical Demands Occasional Sitting. Constant Walking. Constant Standing. Constant Bending. Frequent Squatting. Occasional Climbing. Occasional Kneeling. Seldom Crawling. Constant Hand Use. Frequent Repetitive Motion Hand Use. Frequent Grasping. Occasional Fine Manipulation. Frequent Pushing and Pulling.

Occasional Reaching (above shoulder level). Frequent Twisting and Turning (Neck and Waist). Constant Vision (Color, Peripheral, Distance, Focus). Lifting Frequent lifting of 0 – 10 lbs. Occasional lifting of 11 – 20 lbs. Occasional lifting of 21 – 30 lbs. Occasional lifting of 31 – 40 lbs. Seldom lifting of 40 lbs. Carrying Frequent lifting of 0 – 10 lbs. Occasional lifting of 11 – 20 lbs. Occasional lifting of 21 – 30 lbs. Occasional lifting of 31 – 40 lbs. Seldom lifting of 40 lbs. Working Environment Seldom Driving cars, trucks, forklifts and other equipment. Constant Working around equipment and machinery. Clinical equipment and machinery Seldom Walking on uneven ground. Seldom Exposure to excessive noise. Seldom Exposure to extremes in temperature, humidity or wetness. Seldom Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals. Seldom Working at heights. Frequent Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement. Seldom Use of special visual or auditory protective equipment. Frequent Use of respirator. Constant Working with biohazards such as blood borne pathogens, hospital waste, etc.. Hazardous drugs included Blood Borne Pathogens Category I – Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues Travel Requirements 20% travel: These principles apply to ALL employees: SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery. You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family’s perspective: Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment.

Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements. Base Pay Scale: Generally starting at $23.95 – $30.53 per hour The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage. University HealthCare Alliance (UHA) is a physician network and medical foundation partnered with Stanford Health Care and Stanford Medicine. UHA was formed with a mission to provide excellent medical care through exceptional access and service in communities around the Bay Area and a vision to heal humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time. UHA is comprised of three medical groups with over 70 clinic locations and over 350 board-certified care and specialty care providers. We are dedicated to providing the highest standards of clinical excellence in order to ensure access for patients to leading providers, while contributing to Stanford University’s well-respected Stanford Hospital and Clinics’ transformation into a broader and more integrated regional health system. Together, UHA and Stanford are pioneering new ways to practice medicine across multiple locations, using Stanford’s advanced resources to create seamless continuity of care for every patient.