UCLA Health Medical Assistant – OB/GYN Torrance Office in Torrance, California
You can make a difference in people’s lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.
The Medical Assistant supports the physician and nursing staff in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, and preparing patients for examination. Greets patients and manages patient care flow. Prepares patients for provider by reviewing current medications and record in medical record. Sets up exam room/procedure rooms appropriately based on patient visit needs. Assists provider in examination/procedure rooms as needed. Assists in follow-up scheduling needs. Answers patient calls in timely fashion. Prepares charts as needed. Ability to understand and assist two or more providers with clinical care. Handles all designated clinical care telephone interactions with provider input. Communicates all significant clinical findings to MD. Serves as an advocate for patient and utilizes appropriate resources.
Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomology and life threatening medical problems.
Current CPR certification – American Heart Association or Red Cross.
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.
Ability to assist in medical emergencies and office procedures.
Ability to use computerized patient care systems.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
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 organize tasks to facilitate smooth work/patient flow.
Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to specialists.
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, flexible sigmoidscopies.
Ability to perform accurate quality control and patient sample testing for waived tests.
Knowledge of MSDS and emergency treatments.
Ability to work overtime in cases of emergency.
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
Skill and knowledge to maintain current Medical Assistant Certification.
Minimum of two years experience as medical assistant a OB/GYN office
Allied Health Misc
UCLA Title: Med Ast 3
Job #: H99486
Job Type: Career
$23.06 / $4012 – $30.41 / $5291
Layoff Referral Deadline:
November 9, 2018
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