Vista Community Clinic

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Medical Assistant

at Vista Community Clinic

Posted: 10/22/2018
Job Reference #: 1890
Keywords: office

Job Description

  • Req No.
    2018-1890
    Location
    US-CA-Lake Elsinore
    Type
    Per Diem (on-call)
    Department
    Family Medicine
    Schedule
    Per Diem (on call)
  • Overview

    Seeking a 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
    • Clinical Medical Assistant Certification indicating completion of program from an approved school or hospital including externship
    • Bilingual English/Spanish
    • Current CPR certification
    • Minimum of one year back office experience in a clinical environment
    • 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

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!