Palliative Care Medical Assistant - Full-Time Day

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



Overview

Community Memorial Health System is a community-owned, not-for-profit organization that consists of two hospitals and 15+ community clinics including family-practice, urgent care, our residency program, and several specialties within Ventura County. We are fully accredited by Det Norske Veritas (DNV), licensed by the California Department of Public Health and ISO 9001:2015 certified. 

Located close to the beach, just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, is Community Memorial Hospital. Our 242-bed, acute care facility, is committed to providing quality patient care in an environment that promotes clinical excellence and innovative leadership.

Ojai Valley Community Hospital, an affiliate of Community Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed general acute care facility designated as a Critical Access Hospital with a distinct part 66 bed skilled nursing facility. OVCH provides inpatient, outpatient, and skilled nursing services for mostly primary and secondary care needs. In addition, we operate a 24-hour standby emergency department. 

CMHS offers some of the best benefits in the industry, along with great career choices, training, and leadership development. At our facility, our employees share their enthusiasm for life as well as for helping others. As you balance your work life with your other passions, we're there for you every step of the way.

CMHS offers excellent benefits, such as Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and AD&D insurance. We also offer a comprehensive 403(b) retirement plan, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, and a variety of other great benefits.

If you are interested in joining teams that meld quality care and compassion to create an environment of excellence, please take a moment to discover more about what it's like to work at Community Memorial Health System.

“We are an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer”

Responsibilities

Palliative Care Medical Assistant - One (1) Full-Time Day Shift Position Available

Position Overview:

The Palliative Care Medical Assistant will be responsible for front and back office duties, focusing primarily on back office duties in the Outpatient Palliative Care Clinic. The Medical Assistant must demonstrate the ability to work within a team setting with respect and ownership for professional practice. The Medical Assistant will demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills. The Medical Assistant will show a strong understanding of medical terminology, coding procedures, reference tools, and appropriate clinical pharmacology for medical assistant practice scope. The Medical Assistant will deliver compassionate support, attention, and assistance to medically fragile and vulnerable patients and their families.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Medical Assistant diploma or certificate of completion from a medical assistant training program.
  • Two (2) years of Medical Assistant experience in a medical office.
  • One (1) year of experience in using electronic medical health care record systems.
  • Preferred:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  • Associates Degree.
  • One (1) to Two (2) years of experience in Palliative Care and/or Geriatric medicine.

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