Providence Health & Services Medical Assistant II in Tarzana, California
Providence is calling a Full Time, Variable Shift Medical Assistant II to Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Torrance, CA.
We are seeking a Medical Assistant II r esponsible for providing direct care to patients under the direction of the physician and/or licensed nurse.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Perform job functions timely, efficiently and will effectively utilize knowledge of medical assistant training and skills
Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected
Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients
Work in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline
Perform back office skills -- vital signs, BP, weight, history taking, IM/Sub Q injections, minor procedures, sterile case set-up, assist with minor surgeries, autoclaving, EKG, treadmill, PFTs, pulse oximetry, Accu check, surgery scheduling, make and verify appointments, call back authorized pharmacy refill prescriptions, ICD-9, CPT coding
Administer routine immunizations, injections and skin tests following verification of dosages and with appropriate documentation
Perform blood pressure checks and informs practitioner of results
Assist with emergencies as needed
Provide accurate, complete, legible and timely documentation of all procedures performed in the medical record
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of procedures included in the Medical Assistant scope of practice
Communicate all test results, patient concerns and changes in the patient’s condition to the physician or registered nurse.
Follow correct procedures for handling and disposing of biohazardous infectious waste
Perform daily and weekly environmental cleaning and equipment quality control and maintenance
Check for outdated medication on a monthly basis
Comply with all applicable infection control and safety procedures
Demonstrate awareness of current state, federal and local laws
Use appropriate reporting mechanisms as required by state laws
Provide open and timely communication with patients, families and their significant others
Provide sufficient information to allow patients and their significant others to participate in the patient's care
Provide educational resources to the patient/family as appropriate as instructed by the physician or registered nurse
Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge
Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office
Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice
Maintain current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers and other appropriate certifications
May be asked to serve as a preceptor to others. This will include but not be limited to Completion of an 8-hour preceptor class, Orient and train new personnel or assist in re-orienting / re-training existing personnel
Review appropriate checklist and monitor completion of specific areas
Help the orientee seek learning opportunities with a review of pertinent Policy and Procedure, observation skills, and checklist completion
Provide feedback to supervisor on areas completed and areas needing additional training
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of school for medical assistants and certificate OR Diploma/certificate from the military in Medical Specialist Course
Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers
2 years health care experience
About the ministry you will serve.
Facey Medical Group is a multi-specialty medical group with over 160 physicians providing care to the growing population in the North & East regions of Los Angeles & Ventura Counties. Twelve medical clinics, including two urgent care centers and dedicated women's centers, are located across the San Fernando, Santa Clarita and Simi Valleys. The group began as a single medical practice over 90 years ago.Facey is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit 5-state network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, affiliated services and educational facilities spanning from California to Alaska.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
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.
Job Category: Medical Assistant
Req ID: 242491