Medical Assistant - Various Locations 2/20/2017
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Title:
Medical Assistant - Various Locations
Hosp Blank Ast 3
Monday - Friday, Day Shift
DOM Float Pool - Various
$22.17 / $3858
$29.24 / $5088
Layoff Referral Deadline:
Under the supervision of a designated clinical staff member, act as a staff person in the ambulatory care setting. Assist in providing total patient care, maintaining high standards of care, and recognizing normal and abnormal signs and symptoms of life threatening emergencies.
Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomatology and life threatening medical problems. Current and valid CPR certification. 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. Ability to work overtime in cases of emergency. Ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory attendance record. A Medical Assistant diploma/certificate from a secondary, post-secondary, or adult education program in a public school authorized by the Department of Education, in a community college program provided for in the Education Code, or a post-secondary institution accredited or approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education in the Department of Consumer Affairs. Ability to push, pull or carry 30 lbs or more. Ability to travel to and work at various DOM Ambulatory Clinics as assigned by Manager/Supervisor for coverage. (Offices included are: Pulmonary, Gastroenterology, 2020 Internal Medicine and Specialty Suites, 16th St Specialty Suites, CARE, SM IMS North West Valley Primary Care and Specialty Suites and South Bay Primary Care and Specialty Suites).