Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/3/2021

Certified Medical Assistant- Women’s Clinic

We believe our people are our strength and we take our employees’ health seriously. From medical coverage and life insurance to retirement plans, paid time off and much more, Steward Health Care provides you with a variety of benefits to address your unique needs.

Health & Wellness

  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement & Savings

  • 401K

Educational Assistance

  • Tuition Reimbursements
  • Loan Repayment

Work & Life Balance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

Other Perks

  • Low cost parking
  • Up to 20% employee discount-Gift shop, onsite Café and Cafeteria

St. Joseph Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.

Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and


  • Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible.
  • Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.
  • Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients.
  • A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital.
  • A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety.

You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.


We are currently seeking for an experienced Medical Assistant for our Women’s Clinic.

Provides general office support with a variety of clerical and clinical activities and related tasks. The medical assistant will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate associates, requisition of supplies, front and back duties.

The Women's Outreach Clinic is a clinic located on the ground floor adjacent to the SJMC Women's building. It has 4 exams rooms, a Neonatal Stress Test room and a Point of Care lab. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.

The Family Birth Center (FBC) comprises 2 floors of the Women's Center. The third floor has twenty-eight (28) beds and a Transition Nursery. The fourth floor has twenty-two (22) beds with the capability to flex up to twenty-eight (28) beds. The fourth floor has the capability of a Transition Nursery.

Takes ownership of a patient safety related issue and openly acknowledges an ongoing problem requiring attention.

Other duties as assigned.


Enhances the patient experience by fostering a positive relationship with customers. Contributes to improving patient satisfaction results.


Prevents waste of resources while ensuring quality patient care. Assists department\unit manager in scheduling and time keeping of Associates to prevent payroll irregularities.

Consistently supports the hospital’s Spirit of Serving Standards, in line with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Joseph Medical Center.


Prefer 6 months to 1 year of relevant experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SKILLS:- Technical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills relevant to area in order to effectively communicate with physicians, health team members, patients and families.- Ability to prioritize work with minimal supervision, in order to independently carry out the duties of the position.- Ability to follow direction and manage change effectively.- Able to communicate effectively, in English and Spanish, both verbally and in writing.- Additional languages preferred.- Computer knowledge.- Medical assists must have good communication skills and must be caring towards patients.- They should be willing to work under pressure.- They must be understanding and answer all questions of the patients as simply as possible.- They must use discretion while maintaining patient confidentiality.- They must be in a good health and have a positive personality.


High school diploma or GED.

6 months to one year work experience in a similar environment

Bilingual (Spanish/English)- Familiar with ICD-9 coding


American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification is required.

Certified Medical Assistant


Clerical skills such as typing, computer knowledge and general medical Terminology.

Experience in Acute Care facility

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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