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UCLA Health Systems

Medical Assistant - Cardiology, Santa Maria/Santa Barbara

Healthcare

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Santa Barbara, California, United States

Responsibilities

In this role, you will act as a staff person in the assigned Cardiology clinic in both Santa Maria and Santa Barbara. You will be assisting in providing total
patient care, maintaining high standards of care, and recognizing normal and
abnormal signs and symptoms of life threatening emergencies.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 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.
  • Current and valid CPR certification with ability
    to administer CPR from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
  • Demonstrated ten clock hours of training in
    administering injections and performing skin tests, and/or ten clock hours of
    training in venipuncture and skin puncture for the purpose of withdrawing
    blood, and satisfactory performance by the trainee of at least ten each of
    intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections and ten skin tests,
    and/or at least ten venipuncture and ten skin procedures.
  • Skill in accurately performing a 12-lead EKG.
  • Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptoms and life
    threatening medical problems.
  • Ability to
    skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications.
  • Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills.
  • Ability to assist in medical emergencies and office
    procedures.
  • Ability to use
    computerized patient care systems.
  • 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.
  • Ability to follow proper channels of policies &
    procedures, communication & work standards.
  • 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 ones 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
  • 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.

Preferred:

  • Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter
    patients using Epic (Care Connect) Electronic Medical System.
  • Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to
    specialists.
  • Ability to push, pull or carry 30 lbs or more.
  • Venipuncture
    and/or phlebotomy certification.

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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