Medical Assistant - Santa Monica Surgery Clinic 8/12/2016
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Title:
Medical Assistant - Santa Monica Surgery Clinic
Med Ast 3
Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Santa Monica, CA
$22.17 / $3858
$29.24 / $5088
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Provide administrative and patient care support to various ambulatory clinics. Assist in coordinating patient flow throughout the clinic, from registration to discharge. Work as a member of the Ambulatory Care clinic team to provide smooth outpatient flow resulting in optimum patient satisfaction and clinic operation. Candidates are expected to recognize normal and abnormal signs and symptoms and life threatening emergencies. This role requires a Team Assistant with a highly flexible, enthusiastic and proactive approach. Act as a staff person in the office, assisting in patient care, and maintaining high standards of care in the ambulatory practices. Provides direct patient care for diverse patient population within the ambulatory practices, working with clinic management, administration, physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, nursing staff, patient services staff and ancillary personnel.
Knowledge of all instruments and supplies to perform physical examinations and/or procedures. Ability to take vitals signs, administer medications and obtain drug refills as needed. Ability to recognize abnormal laboratory values and report to the physician. Knowledge of symptomatology of common and or life threatening medical problems. Interpersonal skills in maintaining a cooperative working environment with the physicians, staff, and all health providers. Performs phlebotomy, CPR, Injections, and other skills within scope of practice. Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills, Windows computer function, computer navigation, and ability to use computerized patient care systems. Possession of active CPR certification/BCLS. Possession of active EKG and Phlebotomy Certification. Skill and knowledge to maintain current Medical Assistant Certification.