Medical Assistant II - 117591
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#117591 Medical Assistant IIFiling Deadline: Tue 8/23/2022
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Under direct supervision of the clinic supervisor and the general supervision of the clinic providers, performs work which requires specific knowledge and training in patient care duties within the Business and Professions Code of the State of California and the regulations of the Joint Commission of the Accreditation of Hospitals (TJC). These duties also include but are not limited to: all aspects of front office management, appointment scheduling, patient check-in, authorizations, accurate billing, payment processing, supply and forms management.
Back office duties require equipment management, environmental care functions, cleaning/disinfecting the environment. Requires knowledge of medical terminology, procedures, universal precautions and proper use of body mechanics. Position requires initiative, ability to prioritize demands and ability to work in a team environment. Position requires various testing to include audiograms, ECG's, forensic urine drug screen collection, venipuncture/specimen processing, TB skin testing and equipment calibration. Administer vaccinations, assist with patient treatment.
Use electronic medical record software for patient charting, patient screening for medical issues, translation services (Bilingual English/Spanish), chart preparation procurement of Chain of Custody, urine drug sample collection, primary patient care, immunization administration, interpreting immunity information and maintaining immunity data in a database, qualification to operate spirometry, audiometric EKG and breath alcohol equipment. Provide medical assistant functions for outpatient occupational medicine-employee health clinic. Occasional travel to offsite location for one to two days. Additional duties as assigned.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant training program.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Demonstrated knowledge of Medical terminology.
Requires knowledge of medical terminology, online scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.
Strong ability to take initiatives, prioritize demands and work in a team environment.
- Comfortable with remove patient's suture and or staples on cranial/and or spinal surgery incisions.
- Prior experience in a neurosurgery practice.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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