supervision of a designated clinical staff member, the Medical Assistant will
act as a staff person in the ambulatory care setting; assisting in providing
total patient care, maintaining high standards of care, and recognizing normal
and abnormal signs and symptoms of life threatening emergencies.
• Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR.
• 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.
• 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.
• Ability to push, pull or carry 30 lbs or more.
• Ability to use computerized patient care systems.
• Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter patients using Epic (Care Connect) Electronic Medical System.
• Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to specialists.
• 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.