Medical Assistant-Health Express 9/13/2020
La Jolla, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Scripps Health Administrative Services supports our five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, which treat half a million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians.
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation s Top 100 Places to Work.
You ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Come join our brand-new Scripps Clinic, 78th and Jefferson, in Oceanside and see what it s like to be a part of one of the Top 100 Places to Work in the country! This beautiful, 85,000 sq foot medical office building will house multiple specialty offices as well as urgent care, imaging services, outpatient surgery, and lab services. We are looking for high performing and enthusiastic candidates who want to be a part of this special experience and who take pride in being a part of building something from the ground up!
As one of the top health systems in the nation, it's important to us to make access to health care convenient and accessible. Scripps HealthExpress offers same-day, walk-in care for the entire family.
The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for knowing her/his professional scope of practice as defined by the California Business and Professional Code and for successfully completing the Scripps Clinical Core competency program. The MA maintains a clean, organized and safe environment. The MA organizes and performs patient care services that support the physician's practice. This includes assisting in preparing patients for examination/procedures, assisting physicians with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to the patient or authorized person, collecting patient data in person and by phone and documenting patient concerns, messages and care provided in the electronic medical record for the physician's review, administering medications specifically directed by the physician and performing vital sign documentation, scheduling of appointments and procedures, complete and accurate message taking, routing messages to the appropriate area for direction, order and referral entry, acquisition of pre-certifications and setting up of cases in PMA, and basic registration and updating of demographics.
This is a part time (40 hours per pay period), varied shift position.
* Completion of a formal Medical Assistant Program
* Medical Assistant Certification
* BLS certification for the Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association (AHA)
* One year of experience as a MA in an outpatient setting
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.