Vista Community Clinic

  • Medical Assistant

    Req No.
    2018-2085
    Location
    US-CA-Vista
    Type
    Per Diem (on-call)
    Department
    Pediatrics
    Schedule
    On call
  • Overview

    Vista Community Clinic is a private, non-profit medical, dental, optometry, chiropracty, behavioral and social services center providing care in a comprehensive, high quality setting. We provide the highest quality services in seven clinics located in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties. We work to advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services and education for those who need it most.  We are looking for dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic team players who want to serve our population.  You will make a difference in the lives of others. Every day, you will make an impact on your community.

     

    We have a very competitive compensation and benefits program which includes health, dental, vision, company-paid life, AD&D & disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a 403(B) plan, for eligible employees.

     

    VCC is an equal opportunity employer.

    Responsibilities

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

    • Prepare patients for examination and assist providers with the examination and/or procedure
    • 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
    • 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 in a clinical environment
    • Phlebotomy experience; certificate preferred
    • Bilingual English/Spanish 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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