Supporting Community Healthcare is a rewarding role. LifeLong Medical Care is looking for a Medical Assistant to work at our West Berkeley site. This is a full time, benefited position working 40 hours per week. The ideal candidate has excellent customer service skills working with diverse populations and previous medical office work experience. Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program and current CPR are required. Community Health and Nextgen experience is a plus.
LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 16 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan.
The Medical Assistant is part of a patient-centered care team composed of a clinical provider, medical assistant, and auxiliary staff providing urgent and primary care health services in a community health center setting. Under the general supervision of the Back Office Supervisor and Lead Medical Assistant, the Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting medical providers by completing basic clerical and clinical tasks utilizing Electronic Health Record systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Medical Office Maintenance
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The employee frequently works with a video display terminal; vision abilities include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in inside environmental conditions. The employee may be required to attend evening meetings, travel and work evenings or weekends. The noise level is usually quiet to moderate. Individual is subject to frequent interruptions.