One Community Health - CA
  • 14-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • $18.22 - $22.69
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Looking for a Psychiatric Medical Assistant in our Thriving Organization

One Community Health is recruiting mission driven, kind, warm hearted, and hard-working people who are dedicated to quality care and superior service. Our culture is centered around our values of compassion, accountability, respect and excellence. We are proud of our inclusiveness and the diversity of our staff and patients.

One Community Health is poised for growth and expansion. Come join us on this journey as we become healthy together!

Our Philosophy

At One Community Health we believe healthcare isn't a privilege; it's a human right. Everyone should have the opportunity to achieve optimal health. We've made it our job to help individuals and our community lower the barrier to wellness. Our organization pushes for equality for all and for social justice for those on the margins. Our doctors and health care professionals treat people with compassion, without judgment for their personal choices and behavior. We provide a comprehensive menu of services to everyone in need, and we advocate for public awareness of such issues as the stigma surrounding mental illness and the need for healthcare for everyone. We understand the impact of trauma on one's health and are working to help people heal those wounds. When we see suffering, we try to heal it whether it be an individual in pain or a group in our community. If these are your values are your values, then please consider joining our team.

What We Are

We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving all those in need in the Sacramento area. We have been a level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home since 2011 and were the first to earn that designation in Sacramento. Integrated, comprehensive and supportive services to maximize health outcomes. The founding values of One Community Health were based on providing a safe and welcoming place for people who often experienced social exclusion and discrimination.


About the Position

This position directly supports day to day operations of our Psychiatrists. Psychiatric Medical Assistant works closely with all team players of the Behavioral Health Department, AOD and One Community Health Pharmacy

Core Duties

Patient Care

  • Prepare and/or positions the patient for examination by the provider. Explains the basics of what to expect during the visit and respond to questions, eases fears and reassures and relaxes patient.
  • Obtain information required by physician and/or nurse practitioner to assist in diagnosis and treatment. Takes height, weight, blood pressure and vital signs and documents the information in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Obtain information regarding previous labs, x-rays, tests, and pertinent visit information. Obtains specimens, conducts EKG's, urinalysis and other tasks related to this position and records information and outcomes in the EMR as directed by physician and/or nurse practitioner.
  • Reviews and updates allergy and reaction information.
  • Updates medication lists at the time of patient appointment.
  • Assist provider with exam and/or procedures.
  • Set up equipment and has correct instruments ready for procedures.
  • Maintains sterile technique if required for procedure. As necessary remains during procedure and receives instruction from physician and/or nurse practitioner.
  • Assures all specimens and requisitions are labeled and processed.
  • Administer injections and medications as indicated in a written ordered documented in by the provider/nurse practitioner.
  • Observe patient for reaction following tests, medication or procedures. Responsible for notifying provider immediately of baseline changes in patient's status or follows emergency procedures.
  • Is responsible for adhering to the Medical Assistant Procedures.
  • Participates in the continuous quality improvement process as required.
  • Respond to patient emergencies ensures that appropriate personnel are contacted. Ensure that patient is transported as situation indicates.
  • This position is responsible for continuous training in equipment sterilization, operation of medical equipment and sterilization of exam rooms and other designated areas.

Education/ Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Medical Assistant Diploma or certification demonstrating completion of one year program at college or technical school or three to six months experience in a medical office environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic Life Support for the healthcare professional required

Our Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
    • We offer a choice between three carriers: Sutter Plus, WHA and Kaiser Permanente.
    • One Community Health pays about 90% of the Employee only premium and pays 75% of the costs for dependents or partners/spouses.
  • Dental/Vision
    • 2 Dental plans offered through Delta Dental: PPO and DHMO
    • DHMO is paid in full by employer (employee only)
    • VSP Vision Insurance paid in full by employer (employee only)
  • Company Paid Life, AD&D and LTD offered through Unum
    • One times annual salary paid in full by employer (LIFE and AD&D)
    • LTD is 60% annual salary paid in full by employer after 90 days
  • Flexible Spending Plan (before-tax savings plans)
  • Employee Assistance
  • Supplemental Insurance through Aflac
  • 401K
    • Up to 4% employer match at 90 days of employment
    • Administrative fees and administration of plan managed and paid for by employer
  • Robust PTO, Sick Time, & Paid Holidays
  • Additional Benefits/Extra's
    • We are an eligible NHSC (National Health Service Core) approved loan repayment site and have an HPSA score of 16.
    • Opportunity for Reimbursements, Bonus options and/or annual increase.
    • Educational and Language Stipends: higher level of education or secondary languages
    • Professional dues and/or licensure fees paid by organization as it relates to the position
    • Professional training and/or conference/travel fees paid by organization
    • Opportunity for Community Engagement, Events and Involvement
    • Opportunities to help with state and national level advocacy

Please Note:

One Community Health values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. Diversity at One Community Health means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's talents and strengths. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. Please provide us with notice if you will require accommodations during the interview process.

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