Sutter Gould Medical Foundation (SGMF) is a non-profit,
multi-specialty health care organization affiliated with Sutter
Health. Based in Modesto, SGMF provides quality medical care,
health education and research activities in a five-county area.
SGMF's medical staff includes family practitioners, internists and
pediatricians, as well as a range of specialist physicians.
Services include imaging, nuclear medicine, a health library,
health education programs, occupational medicine, diabetes
education, nutrition counseling, infertility counseling, and weight
**POSITION SUMMARY:** Provides basic administrative, clerical
and technical support services under the supervision of a licensed
provider for the Sutter Gould Medical Foundation patients and their
families. Assists the physician or other medical providers in
implementing the medical care plan to include obtaining history and
physical, accurate vital signs, medication administration, tests,
and procedures, phone calls, scheduling and obtaining
authorizations. Depending on the position, travel to various
Foundation locations may be required.
+ High School Diploma or GED.
+ Graduate of an accredited Medical Assisting Program.
+ Demonstration of medical assisting skills such as would be
obtained in externship portion of Medical Assisting program working
in the back office of a licensed physician or podiatrist.
+ Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers card
is required upon hire.
+ Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) - Medical Assisting program
with possession of a current certificate or registration through
any of the following organizations:
+ California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants
+ American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
+ American Medical Technologists (AMT)
+ National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
+ Typing certificate 35 wpm
**Please Note:** Medical Assistant Program Diploma, Medical
Assistant Certification, Typing Certificate and BLS card will be
collected. You may attach documents to your application.
+ Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology.
+ Knowledge of what constitutes a medical emergency requiring a
physician or licensed nurse's attention.
+ Knowledge of scope of practice of a Medical Assistant.
+ Knowledge of medical terminology.
+ Knowledge of computers and their applications.
+ Ability to learn and successfully utilize the electronic
+ Ability to read, write and verbally communicate effectively
and professionally in English.
+ Dosage calculation skills as proven by successful competition
of medication test.
+ Competency in basic Medical Assisting skills such as
medication administration, chart documentation, taking vital signs,
preparing patients for exam, performing basic testing such as
finger sticks, ECGs etc.
+ Ability to efficiently operate office equipment, i.e. fax,
photocopy machine, etc.
+ Organizational skills are important for this position.
+ The ability to manage multiple priorities and demands on time,
while remaining calm.
+ Excellent customer service skills are required for this
+ The ability to be flexible, be efficient and learn
**Organization:** Sutter Gould Medical Foundation
**Employee Status:** Limited Term
**Position Status:** Non-Exempt
**Job Shift:** Day
**Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift
**Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday
**Weekend Requirements:** None
**Schedule:** Full Time
**Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80
**Applications Accepted:** All Applications Accepted
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital
status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status,
sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national
origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to
individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the
U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability,
military or protected veteran status, political affiliation,
pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or
related medical condition, genetic information or any other
characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law,
ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background
check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or
conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner
consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not
limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.