Hospital (Medical) Assistant III 8/12/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Title:
Hospital (Medical) Assistant III
Hosp Blank Ast 3
M-F Day Shift
- Redondo Beach Primary and Speciality Clinic
$21.32 / $3710
$28.12 / $4893
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Participate in the total patient care in the ambulatory setting, recognizing normal and abnormal signs and symptoms and life threatening emergencies. Act as a staff person in the office, assisting in patient care, and maintain high standards of care in the community offices.
Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomatology and life threatening medical problems. Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR. Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications. Venipuncture certification. Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills. Ability to assist in medical emergencies. Knowledge of medical terminology. Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, families, ancillary departments, physicians and co-workers in a courteous and compassionate manner. Verbal skills to effectively convey sensitive information in a courteous manner in person or on the telephone. Skill to accurately perform a 12-lead EKG. Ability to follow proper channels of policies & procedures, communication & work standards. Ability to organize tasks to facilitate smooth work/patient flow. Ability to be flexible in working both back and front office to facilitate smooth workflow. Knowledge and ability to set up and assist physician with any procedures within scope of practice. Ability to perform accurate quality control and patient sample testing for waived tests. Knowledge of all safety requirements when handling Biohazardous specimens or contaminated instruments. Knowledge of MSDS and emergency treatments. Ability to work overtime in cases of emergency. Ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory attendance record. Skill in maintaining a harmonious work atmosphere, practicing excellent customer service. A medical assistant diploma/certificate from a secondary, post-secondary, or adult education program in a public school authorized by the Dept. of Education, in a community college program provided for in the Education Code, or a post-secondary institution accredited or approved by the Bureau of Post-secondary and Vocational Education in the Dept. of Consumer Affairs. Ability to push, pull or carry 30 lbs. or more.