Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Assistant - Geriatric Medicine in Honolulu, Hawaii
Founded in 1921, Straub Medical Center includes a 159-bed hospital in Honolulu, a network of neighborhood clinics and a visiting specialist program that reaches throughout the state of Hawai'i. With over 200 physicians who are leaders in their fields, Straub provides its patients with diagnoses and treatments for more than 32 different medical specialties, including bone and joint, heart, cancer, endocrinology/diabetes, family medicine, gastroenterology, geriatric medicine, internal medicine, vascular and urology. Straub is home to the Pacific Region’s only multidisciplinary burn treatment center. The hospital consistently brings new technologies and innovative medical practices to Hawai'i, such as minimally invasive cardiac surgery and total joint replacement.
Straub's Geriatric Medicine physicians provide ongoing care for older people, including home visits and primary care to nursing home patients. The department emphasizes coordinating services and identifying the support necessary to maintain patients in their own homes as much as possible. Outpatient consultations for memory loss and other specific geriatric syndromes are also available. Straub's Geriatric Health Services professionals are trained to perform a comprehensive assessment of patients, provide case management and outpatient social services, assist with applications for financial assistance and coordinate physician and social worker visits to the home or nursing care facility.
As a Medical Assistant in our Geriatric Medicine department, you will join the dedicated team of physicians and medical staff that provide our recognized compassionate health services to patients and their families. In this role, you will perform a wide variety of patient care activities. We are looking for someone detail-oriented and attentive, with strong communications and patient care skills and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.
*Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Federal Vaccination Mandate, all health care workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccination.*
Location: Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours
Work Type: Full Time Regular
Bargaining Unit: ILWU
Minimum Qualifications: High school or equivalent. Completion of a Medical Assistant Program and/or equivalent experience. Certified or Registered Medical Assistant with the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), or National Healthcareer Association (NHA). Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card.
Preferred Qualifications: Six (6) months medical assistant experience. Knowledge of Classification Procedural Terminology (CPT) or ICD-10 coding. Experience with electronic medical records.
Position Medical Assistant - Geriatric Medicine
Category Medical Support Staff
Employment Type Employee
Location Straub Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
Req ID 19415