Founded in 1969 and incorporated in 1971, Neighborhood Healthcare is an award-winning organization that is known for excelling at its mission. The mission has remained the same over the years: to provide quality health care and promote wellness to everyone in our communities, focusing on those most in need regardless of the ability to pay. As a private, non-profit 501(C) (3) community health organization, we serve as a safety net for the community by providing 271,00 medical, dental and behavioral health visits to 67,000 people annually.
Neighborhood Healthcare began as an all-volunteer neighborhood clinic in Escondido and now has 11 health centers located throughout San Diego and Riverside counties. Neighborhood Healthcare has consistently provided high quality care when compared to national standards. Services include medical care for all ages, prenatal care, family planning, dental and behavioral health services, health education, chiropractic care and pharmacy and lab services.
The Medical Assistant / Medical Assistant Trainer (MA Trainer) works under the direction of the assigned medical provider, or to the CSS Supervisor or Site Manager if no assigned provider, for matters related to direct patient care.
Reports to direct supervisor for personnel matters, work assignments or other non patient related issues. As a family health center, services provided include family planning, prenatal care, and primary care for pediatric and adult patients. The Medical Assistant / Medical Assistant Trainer performs duties only within the scope of his/her training. The Medical Assistant / Medical Assistant Trainer maintains patient confidentiality and conducts himself/herself in a professional manner at all times.
Experience and Skills:
Must be flexible.
Ability to work well under pressure and in stressful situations. Ability to work with a diverse population. Ability to accept direction.
Excellent customer service skills. Must be able to document accurately using a computer based electronic health record system. Bilingual (English/ Spanish) required.
Education: High School Diploma / GED required.
Medical Assistant certification required. CPR certification required. phlebotomy certification preferred.
Experience: A minimum of one year experience required.