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Medical Assistant

Allied Health Solutions Medical Group Los Angeles, CA

  • Posted: 8 days ago
  • $14 to $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Allied Health Solutions Medical Group is seeking an Experienced Medical Assistant who will be responsible for providing direct care to patients under the direction of the licensed Practitioner.

In this position you will:

· Perform job functions timely, efficiently and effectively utilizing 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.

· Perform basic back office skills -- vital signs, BP, weight, history taking, IM/Sub Q injections, 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. 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

· Order and maintains current inventories of medication and supplies

· Check for outdated medication on a monthly basis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 and other appropriate certifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required qualifications for this position include:

· Graduate of school for Medical Assistants

· Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers

· 2 years healthcare experience

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Los Angeles

Allied Health Solutions Medical Group

Address

3756 Santa Rosalia Drive

Los Angeles, CA
USA

Industry

Healthcare

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