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UCLA Health Systems

Medical Assistant III




Full Time


Los Angeles, California, United States


Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for providing clinical and
technical support assisting the physicians in the
provision of medical care to patients for full scope of Orthopaedic services.
The duties of a medical assistant involve completing routine patient care Will
float to Santa Monica and Westwood Clinics. Clinical duties include
preparing patients for visits, assisting physicians during visits and
coordinating patient treatment plans at time of discharge. The MA is
responsible for providing basic DME fitting, Ultrasound, or other procedure set
up and support, blood draws, specimen collection and preparation depending on
clinical and provider needs. The MA will provide support with charting, billing,
data collections, and other duties as assigned by her direct or indirect
supervisor. The MA will provide coverage in Westwood, Santa Monica, and Spine
Administrative duties include,
but not limited to scheduling appointments, calling patients to confirm
appointments, updating and or verifying insurance. Other duties as assigned my
manager or lead.Qualifications

Medical Assistant with AD in Applied Science. AAMA certification required.
Will accept applicants with a current Medical Assistant Certificate.
At least two-year medical office experience required. At least two-years full-time work experience in a hospital, clinic or office setting working directly in the treatment of the Orthopaedic patient(s).
Ability to work with the physical demands of standing 80% of the day, lifting limbs and patients of various weights in the course of casting, medical procedures, or other clinic needs.
Skill in independently composing correspondence in standard correct grammar.
Skill in organizing work flow to meet deadlines
Skill in establishing and maintaining complex filing systems (general and research).
Skill in speaking clearly and distinctly using appropriate English vocabulary and grammar to obtain and convey information to individuals at various organizational levels.
Skill in setting priorities which accurately reflect importance of job responsibilities.
Skill in exchanging ideas and opinions with others to increase efficiency of office procedures.
Skill in collaborating with colleagues and administrators. Knowledge of CPT and ICD 10 codes for billing
Working knowledge of Microsoft Professional, Microsoft Word, and various software programs.
Knowledge and ability to practice aseptic technique when assisting with procedures and wound care
Ability to perform independently and complete assignments with minimum direction and supervision.

At least two-year medical office experience required.
Working knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to triage medical problems within scope of job responsibilities.
Ability to take direction from physicians and medical providers and work collaboratively with other staff members.
Interpersonal skills to deal with patients, staff and volunteers of diverse educational, economical and cultural backgrounds.
Ability to work in busy setting with conflicting demands.
Professional and enthusiastic attitude and demeanor with a belief in patient-centered care.
Previous cast/splinting experience is preferred.
All Required

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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