Jan 14, 2021

Per Diem Medical Assistant-Westwood

  • UCLA Health and David Geffen School of Medicine
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

ResponsibilitiesAs our Per Diem Medical Assistant, you will provide medical assistant support in the Gonda Vascular Surgery Clinic & APU. In this role, you will be responsible for stocking and setting up exam rooms, preparing instruments and/or equipment, checking in patients, taking and recording vital signs and recording medication. You will also prepare for and assist physicians with procedures. *Per Diem, may become career Qualifications* Knowledge of MSDS and emergency treatments. * Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomology and life threatening medical problems. * Demonstrated ability to administer medications. * Ability to use computerized patient care systems. * Knowledge of medical terminology. * Demonstrated ability to order medical supplies and maintain adequate inventory. * Organizational skills to facilitate smooth work/patient flow. * Ability to be flexible in working both back and front office to facilitate smooth workflow. * Knowledge of safety requirements when handling Biohazardous specimens or contaminated instruments. * Excellent phone skills to communicate effectively. * Skill to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills. * Interpersonal skills to interact with patients and all staff in a courteous manner. * Ability to work overtime in cases of emergency. * 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 postsecondary institution accredited or approved by the Bureau of Post-secondary and Vocational Education in the Dept. of Consumer Affairs. 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. 79320787.jpg