Medical Assistant - Specialty Care, Simi Valley (95072732)
In this role, you will participate in the total patient care in the ambulatory setting, recognizing normal
and abnormal signs and symptoms and life threatening emergencies. You will act as a
staff person in the office, assisting in patient care, and maintain high
standards of care in the community offices.
- 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.
completion of 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.
- Valid CPR certification with the ability to administer CPR from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
- 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,
- 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
- Skill in maintaining a harmonious work atmosphere,
practicing excellent customer service.
- Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomatology 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
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, families,
ancillary departments, physicians and co-workers in a courteous and
- 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
- Ability to push, pull or carry 30 lbs or more.
- Certified phlebotomy technician license.
- Venipuncture and/or
- Ability to use
computerized patient care systems.
- Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter
patients using CareConnect.
- Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to
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