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Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Assistant - Kapiolani Behavioral Health in Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Description

Kapi'olani Medical Specialists (KMS) is a specialty physician group dedicated to caring for Hawai'i's women and children through excellence in academics, physician training, medical research and clinical care. The group is comprised of over 100 Specialists, Nurse Practitioners and other staff, covering newborn to women's health services at Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children. KMS operates exclusively for charitable, scientific and educational purposes, offering highly specialized care options at Kapi'olani and building support for these services within Hawai'i as a whole. The group’s specialty areas include: Neurology, Orthopedics,Genetics, Adolescent Medicine, Otolaryngology, Behavioral Health Services, Hematology/Oncology, Neonatology, Pediatric Intensive Care, Family Medicine and the full spectrum of Pediatric Specialties. Its Women's specialists include Breast and General Surgery, Adult Hospitalists and GYN Oncology.

Kapi‘olani Medical Center is committed to the total health care needs of our patients. In addition to their physical health, we recognize that mental and emotional states can also enhance or hinder treatment and recovery. When everyday challenges are heightened by a personal illness or an illness in the family, patients can experience significant anxiety, depression, or other difficulties. Kapi‘olani’s Behavioral Health Service (KBHS) help patients and their families manage these concerns by providing services designed to meet the behavioral health needs of patients who are being treated in the hospital or as follow-up care for women and children who are being seen in our outpatient clinics. We provide on-site psychiatric and psychological services for our patients, and KBHS is a training site for the University of Hawai‘i School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry.

As a Medical Assistant, you will form part of the dedicated team of physicians and medical staff at KMS that provide caring, thorough health services to our patients and their families in our Behavioral Health Service department. In this role, you will perform a wide variety of patient care activities for clients of all ages. 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: Kapiolani Medical Specialists, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

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), National Healthcareer Association (NHA) or American Registry of Medical Assistants (ARMA). Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card. Must be able to complete departmental competency assessment by conclusion of orientation period. One (1) year back office medical assistant experience in an outpatient clinic, physician’s office, or related experience.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Medical Assistant - Kapiolani Behavioral Health

Category Medical Support Staff

Employment Type Employee

Location Kapiolani Medical Specialists, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 19607

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