Healthcare Assistant II

Dignity Health Stockton, CA
Overview

St. Joseph's Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.

ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary:The Health Care Assistant II provides clerical support and assists in the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician or a Registered Nurse. Performs specific clerical duties, coordinates departmental communications and provides Administrative support to Management Team. Performs Patient Care tasks as directed by Registered Nurse or Physician. Demonstrates the skills and knowledge to support the accurate data collection and documentation of financial and demographic information. Participates as a Team Member, communicating respect for the patient, family, clients and other members of the Care Team. Contributes to the Management of the department by assuming responsibility of specific support functions, including Administrative support of Management Team. Maintains the patient medical record, departmental records and client files.

QualificationsMinimum:

* High School graduate

* Minimum three years experience in a related field or completion of a Certified Medical Assistant course

* Medical Terminology course required

* Medical assistant training and certificate required

Preferred:

* CT MA