Vista Community Clinic

Medical Assistant

Req No.
2017-1718
US-CA-Vista
Type
Per Diem (on-call)
Department
Pediatrics
Schedule
Per Diem (on-call)

Overview

Seeking Bilingual Medical Assistant to work in our Pediatrics department supporting physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and/or nurses by taking vitals, assisting in medical examinations and other specific procedures, and providing translation services. 

  

Vista Community Clinic is a non-profit organization that is working to advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services and education for those who need it most.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare patients for examination and assist providers with the examination and/or procedure
  • Take vital signs, height and weight of patients; plot growth charts; administer immunizations
  • Perform laboratory and screening tests customarily performed in a medical office such as visual acuity, audiometric screening, Snellen tests, spirometry tests and EKG’s 
  • Give counseling, care and follow-up instructions, health education and materials to patients as instructed by provider


Qualifications

 Minimum

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Certificate from Medical Assistant Program at an approved school or hospital including externship
  • Minimum three years back office experience
  • CPR certification
  • Phlebotomy certification
  • Bilingual English/Spanish 

Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Good knowledge of general back office procedures, such as taking vitals, performing venipuncture, administering immunizations, etc
  • Good comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology in English and Spanish
  • Emergency response capability for possible crisis situations

 

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