Vista Community Clinic

  • Medical Assistant (several positions available at various locations)

    Req No.
    2017-1780
    Location
    US-CA-Vista
    Type
    Per Diem (on-call)
    Department
    Pediatrics
    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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