Medical Assistant - Oncology Whittier - PHP, Full-Time, 8:30am-5:30pm
Company: PIH Health
Posted on: January 13, 2022
PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that
serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County,
Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated
network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health
Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27
outpatient medical locations, a multispecialty medical (physician)
group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart,
cancer, women's health, urgent care and emergency services. The
organization is recognized by Watson Health as one of the nation's
Top Hospitals, and College of Healthcare Information Management
Executives (CHIME) as one of the nation's top hospital systems for
best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and
healthcare technology. PIH Health is certified as a Great Place to
Work TM . For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on
Facebook , Twitter , or Instagram .
The Medical Assistant works under general supervision to perform a
variety of procedures; fills in and performs various
patient-specific job duties; must have knowledge of each clinical
task assigned; must keep updated on any changes made within the
Medical Assistant scope of practice. The Medical Assistant may be
requested to float between departments and periodically travel;
process all outside referrals including HMO and PPO, maintaining
accurate records and notifying all concerned parties of the outcome
With consideration to age, employee utilizes the approved process
to resolve biophysical, psychological, educational and
environmental needs of patient and significant other when
Candidate must be able to work in a fast paced environment which
may include a considerable amount of walking, and physical
assistance for patients.
Strong verbal and written skills; fluent in English.
Knowledge of medical terminology, infection control and patient
Current AHA BLS certification required.
Adaptability and accuracy.
Must have good visual acuity and motor coordination.
Strong clinical skills.
Basic math skills and ability to handle cash transactions.
Strong computer skills (data entry and typing).
Honest, dependable, and conscientious.
Knowledge of Electronic Health Record (EHR) computerized practice
management and other record keeping systems.
Bilingual, Spanish preferred.
Formal training will be indicated by a high school diploma or
equivalent and graduation certificate from an accredited Medical
Assistant program, or, in circumstances of a practice acquisition,
a competency validation must be completed by a PIH Health
supervising physician whose practice we are acquiring; must have no
less than 10 years' experience with said physician/practice;
minimum six (6) months of front and back medical office experience
required, two (2) years of front and back medical office experience
preferred ; must possess a valid California Driver's License if
hiring into Medical Assistant Float Pool; ability to maintain
composure when confronted with fast paced situations, excellent
communication skills; ability to work in an environment involving a
high level of activity and a variety of positions.
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading
community healthcare provider - one that also recognizes the need
to ensure patient safety and comfort - you'll enjoy an extremely
competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal
opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE
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