The Medical Assistant I is an unlicensed individual with limited training who performs basic administrative, clerical (front office) tasks and routine medical (back office) tasks and procedures under direct supervision of a licensed physician or designated mid-level providers in a physician office practice. They assist the medical providers and may perform within the scope of practice of a medical assistant to include: placing patients in exam rooms, collect and record patient data including medications, height, weight and vital signs, pain rating, fall risk, prepare patients for clinician evaluation, apply and remove dressings, give injections, and other similar procedures. May administer intramuscular, subcutaneous and inhaled medications depending on the specialty.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Graduate from an accredited medical assistant program or formal medical service training program of the United States Armed Forces
Associates degree or higher in a clinical healthcare field (such as LVN, RN, Medical Technologist) and two years back office medical experience
Front medical office experience to include: reception; registration, scheduling, billing and medical record functions
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Current CPR certification
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must be able to interact professionally and effectively communicate with physicians, staff, patients, and public. Must demonstrate basic medical / technical competence, a general knowledge of point of care laboratory equipment and capable of utilizing clerical and computer skills for a variety of medical office support functions. Must show sensitivity for the patient and their family and maintain strict confidentiality. Must be able to follow instructions, work quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment. Analytical and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential.
How to Apply: For a full description and to apply visit: https://www.enloe.org/careers/Minimum Education and Experience
About Enloe Medical Center
Enloe Medical Center is a 298-bed, level II trauma center located in the vibrant Northern Californian city of Chico. Serving more than 400,000 residents in a six-county region in Northern California, we provide quality, compassionate, cost-effective care to our patients. Enloe Medical Center is the largest medical center in the region, and is the only acute care facility in a city with a metropolitan population of over 100,000 people.
Chico is an extremely easy place to live. It has a pleasant, small town atmosphere with no long commutes. At the same time, the influence of California State University at Chico ensures a sophisticated and varied choice of cultural and entertainment activities. Chico has excellent public, charter, and private schools and abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. Our accommodating Mediterranean climate offers almost 300 days of sunshine a year. We’re home to one of the largest municipal parks in the nation at over 3,600 acres. It has miles of engaging trails to hike, bike, or ride horses. Chico’s downtown encompasses local restaurants, boutiques, retail shops and a Park Plaza. Free concerts and movies in the park take place during the summer months. Performing arts, coffee shops, book stores, taverns, city offices and Chamber of Commerce embraces our thriving downtown. Chico’s Farmers Market attracts locals on Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings. Chico is easily accessible to popular destinations, Lake Tahoe, Mt. Shasta, Napa Valley, San Francisco, Reno and the California Coast.