Medical Assistant, Float Pool (on-call)
at Northbay Healthcare

Date Posted: 4/21/2019

Job Description

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Medical Assistant, Float Pool (on-call)
On Call, FTE: 0
Hilborn Administration Center
Fairfield, CA

Job Summary:
The Medical Assistant is responsible for providing direct patient care in support of a provider in an ambulatory care setting under the direction and supervision of a licensed physician.  The Medical Assistant may administer medications upon completion of medication administration course and specific authorization and supervision of a physician.  Distribution of staff and patients may require reassignment to other nursing areas.

Education
1. High school graduate or equivalent. 
2. Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program. 
3. Program or additional class work regarding medication administration required.

Licensure and Certification: 
1. Medical Assistant certification required within 6 months of hire.
2. Current AHA certification or equivalent in basic CPR.
3. Certified Phlebotomy Technician preferred.
4. MA medication administration competency checklist completion required within 6 months of hire
Program or additional classwork regarding medication administration required
within 6 months of hire.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills: 
1. One year’s experience in ambulatory care setting preferred. 
2. Previous experience with medication administration required.
3. Demonstrated effective time management skills. 
4. Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skill in providing ambulatory nursing care as appropriate for patients in the following age groups:  Geriatric, Adult, Young Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal.  Knowledge of medical terminology.    

Other:
1. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist
of Caring, Communication, Collaboration, and Competence. 



This position will float to multiple primary and specialty care departments, depending on patient care needs.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Part-Time
  • Location: Fairfield, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/21/2019

About Us

At NorthBay Healthcare, we are committed to upholding the health, wellness, and vitality of the California community members throughout Solano County and beyond. Tracing our roots back to 1960, we are the area’s only locally-based, locally-managed non-profit healthcare organization. Our presence as a leader in innovative healthcare solutions is made possible by a talented team of professionals who enjoy making a difference as well as a living. We call it “The NorthBay Way.” The principles that lead our work include:

  • Caring– be friendly, be helpful; treat others in the way they want to be treated. Be compassionate; demonstrate genuine concern for the well-being of others. Affirm the worth and potential of others, and encourage caring behaviors.
  • Collaborationhonor promises and commitments; work in a spirit of cooperation. Establish and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. Appreciate and use the knowledge and experience of others; fully support decisions once they are made. Be fair, be equitable, and be aware in all actions affecting others.
  • Communication be consistent; earn and maintain the trust of others. Listen first; strive to understand events as they have meaning to others. Provide frequent, direct, and truthful communications. Ensure a clear and compelling purpose for the work that needs to be done. Show appreciation, recognize results, and celebrate accomplishments.
  • Competence – take personal responsibility for uncompromising levels of service, quality, and safety. Be accountable for problems that cross your path: do whatever it takes to do the right thing. Manage resources with prudence and responsibility; encourage innovation and risk-taking in others. Engage in lifelong learning to grow more skilled, professionally and personally.

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