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Medical Assistant II - Los Angeles, CA

Providence Health & Services


Location:
Los Angeles, CA 90006
Date:
05/14/2020
2020-05-142020-06-13
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  • Administrative / Clerical
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Job Details

**Description:**
**Providence is calling a Full time, Day shift Medical Assistant to Providence Medical Institute in Los Angeles, CA.**
**We are seeking a Medical Assistant** who will perform a variety of patient care activities and accommodative services for medical staff following established policies and procedures.
**In this position you will:**
+ Maintain orderly and efficient / timely flow of patients:
+ obtain weight and height
+ take blood pressure (all vitals when necessary)
+ collecting specimens (blood, urine, etc.)
+ take medical history information
+ prepare patients for examination, having them properly undress
+ administer certain tests and treatment
+ clean and restock exam rooms and treatment areas
+ assist physician as needed
+ Keep charts up-to-date:
+ work up new patient charts
+ chart at end of office visit all necessary information and drugs prescribed on Progress Notes. Keeps charts up-to-date
+ review all lab, hospital and other reports
+ ensure patient information form is updated yearly or as needed
+ Perform general nursing care to patients. Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards
+ Assist with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, and testing of patients
+ Autoclave, clean and sterilize equipment
+ Order stock supplies from medical supply companies
+ Greet patients and prepare them for physician examination. Screen patients for appropriate information. Instruct patients in collection of samples and test
+ Responsible for preparation of exam rooms including re-stocking of treatment areas
+ Attend required meetings and participates in committees as required.
+ Maintain patient confidentiality
**Qualifications:**
**Required qualifications for this position include:**
+ Sufficient for license/registration
+ Medical Assistant Certification
+ Current CPR license
+ 1 year professional experience
+ Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment
+ Knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures
+ Knowledge of medications and their effects on patients
+ Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to maintain a safe work environment
+ Skill in administering a variety of treatments and medications as directed
+ Skill in using various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures
+ Skill in taking vital signs
+ Skill in maintaining records and writing reports
+ Skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public
+ Ability to maintain quality controls standards
+ Ability to recognize problems and recommend solutions
+ Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
+ Ability to read, understand and respond to detailed oral and written instructions
+ Ability to communicate clearly
+ Ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures
**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**
+ 1 year professional experience in clinical setting
**About the location you will serve:**
Providence Health & Services Southern California is further developing its physician integration strategy. Historically, the largest asset has been Providence Medical Institute, a medical foundation that provides administrative and other support services to affiliated medical groups. Providence Medical Institute is expected to grow significantly in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details**
http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/
**Our Mission**
As expressions of Gods healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
**About Us**
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Day
**Job Category:** Medical Assistant
**Location:** California-Los Angeles
**Req ID:** 244513
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