Medical Assistant

Waimanalo Health

Waimanalo Health is seeking a  Medical Assistant will work in collaboration with the clinic staff to assess, plan, provide exemplary patient care and implementation of care plans. . The MA I also will assist in administrative and clinical duties as instructed by the Clinic Team Lead, Director of Clinical Operations, Chief Medical Officer, or other medical provider within WHC. The Medical Assistant provides patient care in a holistic and culturally sensitive manner, in a team-based, patient-centered approach, as a part of Waimanalo Health Center’s Patient-Centered Health Care Home approach to care.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of a Medical Assistant Program with 200 hours of clinical externship, military specialist training or completion of two year on-the-job training in medical assisting with 6 months of training. National certification preferred. Computer knowledge of Microsoft programs (Outlook, Word and Excel). Prior experience with an EMR system not required but helpful. Possess excellent customer service and patient care skills. Interacts in a friendly, professional manner with a diverse patient population, staff, providers,

internal and external vendors. Ability to communicate and work effectively with the physical and emotional development of all age groups. Familiarity with the communities to be served is preferred. Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with individuals, groups, and professionals in a culturally appropriate manner. Demonstrates ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant Nursing program.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Demonstrates ability to both verbally and in writing effectively communicate with
  • the population served and in team or group settings.

Waimanalo Health is  a community health center seeking dedicated, talented and team-oriented individuals to join its `ohana. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for the people of Hawaii by providing easily accessible, quality primary health care services. We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits and a great working environment.

For more information or to apply, please contact Waimanalo Health at jobs@waimanalohealth.org