Vista Community Clinic

  • Medical Assistant

    Req No.
    2018-1859
    Location
    US-CA-Vista
    Type
    Per Diem (on-call)
    Department
    Family Medicine
    Schedule
    Per Diem (on-call)
  • 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 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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