UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine Pasadena, CA, USA
ResponsibilitiesIn 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. Act as a staff person in the office, assisting in patient care, and maintaining high standards of care in the community offices. Provide age appropriate assessment and interventions in order to meet the needs of patients and families served. QualificationsKnowledge of normal and abnormal symptomology and life threatening medical problems. Ability to administer CPR. Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications. Ability to perform venipuncture with skill, adhering to all OSHA PPE safety requirements. Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills. 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. Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to specialists. 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 sigmoidscopies. Knowledge of all safety requirements when handling Biohazardous specimens or contaminated instruments. Ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory attendance record. Skill and knowledge to maintain current Medical Assistant Certification or Medical Assistant diploma. Minimum of two years experience as medical assistant a physician office, medical facility or in an Internal Medicine/Family Practice. 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.
Mar 23, 2020