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Medical Assistant (MA)

Location : San Diego, CA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 876
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services

Job Description :












Position Summary
 


Position Summary
Description: Under direct supervision and within established scope of practice, assists the provider with examinations, treatments, and special procedures of patients as directed by  Company Health policies and procedures in a clinic setting.




Essential Functions:





Upholds Policies and Procedures, Core Values and competencies and applicable state, federal and local laws.





Performs routine patient care functions as prescribed by licensed health care providers following established clinical protocols and policies and procedures within defined scope of education, training and responsibilities.




Assists assigned physician(s) and/or other health care professional(s).




Performs routine clerical functions as assigned (i.e. data entry, answering, screening, and directing phone calls as needed and scheduling appointments).




Completes chart preparation and huddles with Provider to effectively plan for scheduled patients.




Completes outreach utilizing recall lists and implements standing protocols to address care gaps.




Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and other pertinent information as required by specific clinic.




Documents pertinent patient information, procedures and patient responses in patients' EHR, following established guidelines and maintaining patient confidentiality.





Prepares treatment rooms and patients for examination.




Applies principles of aseptic technique and infection control as directed by the Infection Control policy and procedures.




Handles inventories and orders and replenishes medical supplies and materials throughout the day as needed.




Performs point of care testing, including but not limited to urine tests, pregnancy tests, A1C, and others as directed.




Assists the physician with therapeutic and diagnostic patient care functions which may require sterile technique, removal or application of dressings, suturing or wound care.




Performs inhalation treatments, EKG, visual testing, and audiometric testing.




and administers immunizations and medications (oral and injections) as directed by physician order and in accordance to policy and procedure.





Participates and responds, when assigned to clinical emergency codes.




Autoclave: cleaning, processing, sterilizing and checking of instruments.




Immunization coordination: oversight and management of clinic’s routine and emergency vaccine plan.



 
Requirements
 

Requirements
Basic Qualifications:





High School diploma or GED.




Completion of a course of study consistent with the requirements for Medical Assistants as specified by the Medical Board of California.




Completion of externship required by Medical Assisting Program.




Current BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification (American Heart Association)




 




Additional Requirements:





Ability to read, write and comprehend medical information and terminology.




Ability to effectively present information, both verbal and written.




Demonstrated ability to use personal computer.




Demonstrated ability to use wheelchair, EKG, gurney table, vital machine, pulse oximeter, autoclave.




 




Preferred:




Spanish, Tagalog, or Arabic language.



 

Required Qualifications :
 
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