UCLA HEALTH


Medical Assistant (44240740)
Location: Los Angeles, California - United States
Posted: 11/20/2017

Medical Assistant

Job DutiesParticipate 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.

Job QualificationsKnowledge 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, adhering to all OSHA PPE safety requirements. Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills. Ability to assist in medical emergencies and office procedures. 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 assist in orientation of new staff. Ability to order medical and clinical supplies and maintain adequate inventory. 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 such as, but not limited to audiometry, spirometry, O2 saturation levels, skin tag and mole removals, ear lavage, colposcopies, flexible sigmoidoscopies. 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. Preferred: Ability to use computerized patient care systems. Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter patients using CareConnect. Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to specialists. Certified phlebotomy technician license.

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Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Ambulatory Health Care Services


At UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine, we’re not simply meeting standards, we’re setting them. As a strong, collaborative network, we’re comprised of several world-class locations throughout Los Angeles. Once you enter a UCLA hospital-as a patient, a visitor or a staff member-you’ll experience firsthand the spirit of perfection that drives us. It’s how we give the best care to our patients and the best training and guidance to our staff. And it’s how we continually maintain our reputation as one of the most demanding-and successful-health systems in the country. Sure it’s a lot to live up to. But we wouldn’t have it any other way.

We offer health care professionals the widest range of opportunities to practice the kind of health care that every patient deserves. When we talk about training, support and guidance, it is because we know that the more we give to the people who have entrusted their careers to us, the more they can give to the people who have entrusted their lives to us. Our work is all about life. It is the driving force behind every program, award, technology and facility. The passionate desire to save and improve lives is at the core of all our achievements.

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