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Medical Assistant

Unicare Community Health Center Los Angeles, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k,
Job Description

**This position is eligible for a temporary pandemic stipend of up to $400 a month.**

Unicare Community Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center with clinics in San Bernardino County, Riverside County, and Los Angeles County. We are seeking a full-time Medical Assistant to become part of our team at our West Lake or Lincoln Heights Location. You will perform routine administrative and clinical assignments to keep the medical facility running smoothly.

Responsibilities for Medical Assistant

  • Receive and direct phone calls, schedule appointments, check-in patients, obtain necessary patient information to file and update patient records, and ensure all forms and consents are completed by patients
  • Check-out patients, assist with referral processing, and arrange laboratory services
  • Prepare patients for examination, take vitals, and record patients' health history
  • Set-up EKG machines, administer injections and medications, and perform routine specimen collection and tests
  • Prepare equipment and examination rooms, and clean instruments
  • Assist physician with medical treatments, procedures, and exams
  • Manage inventory of medical supplies and equip exam rooms with appropriate supplies

Qualifications for Medical Assistant

  • Must be bilingual
  • High school diploma or GED required; completion of an accredited medical assistance certification program preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with patients and other external parties in a courteous and friendly manner at all times
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Firm grasp on medical practices, administrative processes, and organizational policies
  • Knowledge of patient care and examination procedures
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times

Unicare Community Health Center

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Our mission is to be a community health care organization that treats everyone with dignity, respect and cultural sensitivity.

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Los Angeles, CA
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