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CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT

The Mark Twain Healthcare District is now hiring front and back office Medical Assistants (MA) to work full-time in our new outpatient Valley Springs Health & Wellness Center. This is an exceptional opportunity to be a part of an innovative team, providing improved access, health and wellness for our customers and our community.

The Medical Assistant performs administrative, clerical and clinical duties under the direction of the Medical Staff and under the supervision of the RN and Clinic Manager. As a member of the health care team, the front office MA performs duties in their capacity for the care of patients in a primary care outpatient clinic, including:

  • Greet patients in a courteous manner and explain clinic procedures
  • Direct calls to appropriate individuals and departments
  • Verify insurance and collect payments
  • Make individual appointments as requested by the patients and as schedules will allow
  • Receive patients and accompany them to vital sign area or treatment room
  • Accurately charts patient problems using electronic health records system
  • Take vitals, measurements
  • Maintain an empathetic and courteous attitude toward patients and patient visitors
  • Work effectively under stress or in emergency situations
  • Clean rooms and equipment after each examination and prepare for next patient following appropriate infection control techniques
  • Review the visit notes and identify items for action
  • Perform CLIA lab tests
  • Prep exam rooms for providers and patients

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic, positive outlook, professional attitude and a willingness to learn and grow.

  • Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited vocational school or college; AND High School Diploma or GED
  • Two (2) years' experience working as a Medical Assistant in a Family Practice setting preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Protect patient confidentiality and follow HIPAA rules and regulations
  • Experience with all ages, including pediatrics preferred
  • Phlebotomy/lab experience preferred
  • Prior experience as a Medical Receptionist and knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and handle high call volume
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with electronic health records
  • Experience with Medi-Cal, Medicare and other insurance plans preferred
  • Bi-lingual preferred, but not required.

To Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and a resume.

Or please submit via fax at 1(209) 754-2537. Please no phone inquiries or drop-ins.

This position requires walking, standing, and sitting for prolonged periods of time; stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching; pushing, pulling and lifting up to 30 pounds; raising objects overhead; manual dexterity for operation of computer, phones and small office machines; hearing, talking, and good verbal and written communication skills; repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and fingers. This position requires the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Employment is contingent on passing post-offer physical (including TB test), background check and drug testing.

 

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 0730 - 1730

Essential Job Functions: The Receptionist will perform but not be limited to the following:

  • Answer the telephone, direct phone calls, take accurate written messages, and respond to caller questions
  • Schedule patient appointments, consistent with practitioner preferences/schedule, insurance carrier requirements, and Clinic policy
  • Register patients for Clinic visits, ensuring accurate and complete data entry
  • Obtain copies of patient photo identification and insurance cards, as directed by Clinic policy . . .

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Active listening-giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do . . .

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NURSE PRACTITIONER

Full-time nurse practitioner for community clinic. Position is a family medicine position, with your own established panel of patients. Internist and pediatricians are in the clinic and available to help and mentor. Supervising physician will do some on-site teaching and case review each week. Wages at about $120k - $150k per year, depending on experience. Workload 15-20 patients per day, M-F with 1 office and 2 exam rooms. Benefits available (health, CEU's and 401k). MA's and office staff manage your referrals, TA's and Prior authorizations.

To be honest, the most important qualification is the desire to be part of a team that really does something special. The Valley Springs Health & Wellness Center.

Qualifications include:

  • Graduation from a Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the Board of Registered Nursing.
  • Current unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license issued by the State of California.
  • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certificate.
  • Furnishing number issued by the Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).
  • BLS certification from the American Heart Association

Send Resume or curriculum vitae to pstout@mthcd.org. More information can be obtained at (209) 754-4468

 

REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANT

The Mark Twain Healthcare District is now hiring a Registered Dental Assistant/Dental Coordinator to work full-time in our new outpatient Valley Springs Health & Wellness Center. This is an exceptional opportunity to be a part of an innovative team, providing improved access, health and wellness for our customers and our community.

The Registered Dental Assistant performs administrative, clerical and clinical duties under the direction of the Dentist and under the supervision of the Clinic Manager. As a member of the health care team, the Registered Dental Assistant performs duties in their capacity for the care of patients in the dental care clinic, including:

  • Identifies and escorts patients to the operatory
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Maintain the highest level of infection control standards
  • Adheres to HIPAA, the Privacy Act as mandated by Federal or State law
  • Cleans dental units, chairs, instruments and operational tools
  • Taking digital radiographs
  • Must set up and clean operatory before and after each patient
  • Must follow OSHA and VSHWC policy and procedures
  • Sterilize and maintains dental instruments (dentist or hygiene instruments)
  • Accurately updates patient's chart for each visit in the EMR
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic, positive outlook, professional attitude and a willingness to learn and grow. Communicates effectively with patients and team members.

1+ years of experience as a Registered Dental Assistant is required

Meet state of California requirements

Current Healthcare Provider CPR

Current certification in radiography

Experience with all ages, including pediatrics preferred

Dentrix knowledge is preferred.

Meet and maintain continuing education requirements for California

Job Type: Full-time Salary Range: TBD

To Apply:

Please send a resume.

This position requires walking, standing, and sitting for prolonged periods of time; stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching; pushing, pulling and lifting up to 30 pounds; raising objects overhead; manual dexterity for operation of computer, phones and small office machines; hearing, talking, and good verbal and written communication skills; repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and fingers. This position requires the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Employment is contingent on passing post-employment physical (including TB test), background check and drug testing.

Send Resume or curriculum vitae to pstout@mthcd.org. More information can be obtained by calling (209) 754-4468

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Equal Opportunity: The Mark Twain Health District is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.