Medical Assistant, Telephonic

DaVita Medical Group - Torrance, CA

Full-time
HealthCare Partners Medical Group is seeking a medical assistant to support our business office in a non-patient facing telephone based role.

Position Overview:
Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM
Department: High Risk
Location: Torrance, CA
This position is based in an administrative office provide assistance to patients telephonically.

As a Medical Assistant at HealthCare Partners Medical Group you'll provide service excellence in patient care - working as a teammate with a clinician, RN or LVN to perform procedures and assist with minor surgical procedures. You'll work both face-to-face with patients and behind the scenes to ensure that we provide quality care. You'll be an integral member of the coordinated care team.

As a team we'll make an impact in the lives of over 1,700,000 patients and more than 12,000 teammates. With opportunities in California, Washington, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada and Florida there's room for you to grow, learn and develop your career as we grow.
We invest in our teammates' personal and professional growth and we'll invest in you when you join the team. You'll commit to our vision and we’ll work together as we build the greatest healthcare community the world has ever seen.

What's required?

You have 1 or 2 years of post-high school education or a degree from a two-year college.
You’re a graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program.
You have a Phlebotomy certificate.
You’re Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross) certified.
You have up to one year of experience as a Medical Assistant.

It'd be even better if (#Preferred):
You've worked as a Medical Assistant for more than a year.
You've had 1+ years' experience in a specialty field.
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