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Medical Assistant

Job ID 114672 Date Posted 11/18/2021
San Diego, California
  • SRS Frost Street 8010
  • General Surgery
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time
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Responsibilities
Summary
The Medical Assistant will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide patient care assistance to the Family Practice department.  This position will work closely with the physician to manage a panel of patients and ensure a smooth patient flow and clinic operation.
Position responsibilities include answering messages, returning phone calls, placing patients in exam rooms, preparing patients for exams, assisting with minor office procedures, documenting patient care in the electronic medical record and medication administration.
The Sharp Rees-Stealy Department of Surgery consists of 8 providers on our staff to meet the needs of our patients and is located at 4 of our Sharp Rees-Stealy medical clinics in San Diego (Genesee, La Mesa, Otay Ranch, and Scripps Ranch).
Sharp Rees-Stealy's mission is to improve the health of its community through a caring partnership of patients, physicians, and employees. Its goal is to offer quality services that set community standards and exceed expectations in a caring, convenient, affordable, and accessible manner.
Sharp Rees-Stealy has been serving the health care needs of San Diegans since 1923 when doctors Clarence Rees and Clair Stealy formed San Diego's first multispecialty medical group practice. Today, Sharp Rees-Stealy has 21 locations and 450 primary care doctors and specialists representing virtually every field of medicine.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
*** Sign-On Bonus: Qualified External Candidates may be eligible for a $1500 Sign-on Bonus *** 
 
Location
This position will initially be located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County. May require traveling to Rancho Bernardo, La Mesa, and Otay Ranch in addition to Serra Mesa.
 
Hours
Full-Time, Days (Monday-Friday)
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program or Navy Hospital Corps School
  • Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Minimum one to three years Medical Assistant experience in related ambulatory care clinic
  • Experience with Touchworks or comparable electronic medical records system
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Demonstrated proficiency in clinical skills and nursing judgment
  • Excellent organizational skills, the ability to prioritize and multi-task

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • General Surgery/Medical Surgical experience
  • Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
  • Hospital Corpsman
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