Vista Community Clinic

Medical Assistant II

Req No.
2017-1746
US-CA-Vista
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Family Medicine
Schedule
Full Time (M/T/Th/F 8am-5pm, W 8:30am-5:30pm)

Overview

Seeking Bilingual Medical Assistant to work in our Family Medicine 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 assists providers with the examination and/or procedure
  • Check equipment and stock examination room with necessary supplies for the day's work
  • Perform audiometric screening, Snellen tests and EKG as required
  • Translate for the provider and patient as needed
  • Administer intramuscular, subcutaneous or intradermal injections, skin tests, venipuncture and skin punctures for blood
  • Assist providers with patient follow-up and in making referrals
  • Ensure patient encounter forms and other forms and logs are completed accurately
  • Clean and stock exam rooms at end of day; wash, wrap and autoclave instruments according to guidelines
  • Submit lab specimens and forms to Lab Technician for laboratory pickup
  • Prepare disposable and infectious waste for appropriate disposal
  • Assist provider with all procedures with knowledge of instruments and sterile procedure
  • Responsible for provider room assignment, exam room stocking and setup
  • Complete monthly log and monitor supplies and expiration dates of equipment and supplies for each room; order and maintain supplies
  • Monitor all outgoing labs and incoming results for quality assurance
  • Assist with coverage for leaves, vacations, sick days, etc
  • Assist with training of new medical assistants
  • Advise other medical assistants as needed
  • Assist Clinic Manager with testing, maintaining and updating medical assistant skills

Qualifications

Minimum

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Clinical Medical Assistant Certification indicating completion of program from an approved school or hospital including externship
  • Bilingual English/Spanish 
  • Current CPR certification
  • Minimum of one year back office experience preferred
  • Phlebotomy experience; certificate preferred

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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