Vista Community Clinic

Medical Assistant I (several positions available at various locations)

Req No.
2017-1773
US-CA-La Habra
Type
Per Diem (on-call)
Department
Family Medicine
Schedule
Vary

Overview

Full-time, Part-time and Per Diem positions now available!

 

Support physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and/or nurses by taking vitals, assisting in medical examinations and other specific procedures, and providing translation services. 

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; record immunizations
  • Perform simple 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
  • Provide confidential, culturally sensitive and appropriate language translation for provider and patient

Qualifications

Minimum

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

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