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Company: Barton Health
Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position provides comfortable, safe, professional care for clinic patients, and provides all assistance required to successfully schedule and complete patient appointments. He/she demonstrates the ability to meet the needs and provide services to all age groups from infancy to geriatrics and is competent in providing services to a culturally diverse population.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education :

  • Equivalent to graduation from high school
  • Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant training program.

Preferred Education

  • College level coursework in the delivery of care in a medical clinic.

Minimum Experience :

  • Experience as a Medical Assistant.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities :

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills as are required to document, communicate and enter information into the electronic medical records system, as well as to complete an online application and pre-employment/annual online learning requirements.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, in compliance with patient safety standards. Bilingual abilities preferred.

Certifications/Licensure:

  • Current certification as a Medical Assistant from American Association of Medical Assistants; American Medical Technologist; California Certifying Board of Medical Assistants or Multiskilled Medical Certification Institute.
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification from the American Heart Association, or ability to obtain prior to start date.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license in the employee's state of residence.

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing, walking and sitting.
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching.
  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Exposure to stressful environments that may include communicating with difficult individuals in emotional situations.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising care.

Work Environment:

  • Contact with patients and guests under a wide variety of circumstances
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases. Universal precautions are followed using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Exposure to infections and contagious disease.
  • Exposure to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids, and waste.
  • Subject to hazards of flammable and explosive gasses.
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations, including the handling of emergency or crisis situations.
  • Subject to pressure due to irregular hours, frequent interruptions and stressful situations due to multiple demands.

Purpose Statement
Consistently Exceptional Care

Mission
Barton Health is dedicated to the delivery of safe, high quality health care to community members and visitors. We are committed to compassionate, personalized, comprehensive and responsive treatment of all of our patients and other guests.

Values/Standards

Barton Health commits to integrity, collaboration and excellence through the practice of our four Service Standards:

  • Safety
  • Respect
  • Image
  • Efficiency

Barton Health is a not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, race or handicap in its relationship with patients, visitors or employees.


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