Medical Assistant, Grade 180 at Kaiser Permanente

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Type: Standard
Location: Novato, California

Job Description:
Assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the Physician and/or designee.

Essential Functions:
  • 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.
  • Gives treatments and performs routine laboratory tests as required by department.
  • Schedules appointments, performs clinical tasks and completes appropriate forms as required by department.
  • May be responsible for administering medications, including injections.
  • May be responsible for cleaning, processing, sterilizing and checking instruments.
  • Performs data entry.
  • Performs clinical/technical skills specific to the department.
  • Performs other related duties as necessary.
  • Customer Service: Practices customer service standards as defined by the Medical Center and specified department.
  • Anticipates the customer's needs, takes proactive steps to meet those needs, by listening and taking responsibility within scope to ensure issues are resolved.
  • Promptly responds to alarms and patient requests.
  • Facilitates the customer's ability to utilize resources.
  • Assures a clean, orderly, and functional work environment.
  • Team Commitment: Is an effective team member who is flexible, cooperative, and willing to assist others.
  • Manages difficult or conflict situations constructively and seeks appropriate assistance.
  • Takes accountability for own actions.
  • Acts as a resource and mentor to new employees, students, and other team members.
  • Actively participates in departmental professional development activities.
  • Adheres to Attendance Policy.
  • Supports a collaborative labor-management partnership environment.
  • No supervisory responsibilities.

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum six (6) months of experience or successful completion of Kaiser Externship.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Completion of a course of study consistent with the requirements for Medical Assistants as specified by the Medical Board of California.
  • BLS certification.
  • Medical Terminology Certificate or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to use personal computer.
  • Ability to read, writes, and comprehends medical information.
  • Ability to effectively present information, both verbal and written.
  • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.
  • Refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.