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Medical Assistant

Company: Cypress Healthcare Partners
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Multiple clinics are seeking a Medical Assistant with excellent customer service and communication skills. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred.Medical, dental, vision, and 401K benefits offered.SUMMARY:Provides patient care in the office setting under the direction of a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or registered nurse. Depending upon training, experience and supervision, the MA administers injections, performs EKGs and laboratory tests (venipuncture) and applies bandages. A MA generally is an individual who is unlicensed, who performs basic administrative, clerical and technical supportive services for a licensed physician and who is at least 18 years old and who has completed the minimum requisite training pursuant to the standards established by the Division of Licensing. Complies with regulatory requirements, nursing and office policies, procedures and standards. Communicates with physicians and team members about patient's clinical condition, including results of diagnostic studies.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have superior patient service attitude and skills. A CORE VALUES IS "PATIENT FIRST." High patient satisfaction is of critical importance and all employees must strive to achieve 100% patient satisfaction.
  • Provides direct patient care under the supervision of a physician and/or PA/RN/LPN/LVN, evaluates outcomes, and consults with other health team members as required.
  • Prepares patient for physician evaluation (e.g., room patient, take vitals, etc.). Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients. Assures prompt patient flow.
  • Assists physicians and other qualified licensed providers with evaluation and treatment; dispense medications only under the supervision of the physician on duty (unit dose only: ASA, Tylenol, Benadryl, Compazine, etc.).
  • Notifies appropriate licensed staff when patient complains of pain.
  • Conducts various procedures as indicated (e.g., exam components, EKG, injections, and lab procedures such as strep, urinalysis and glucose). Administers medication by intradermal, subcutaneous or intramuscular injection only.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to co-workers, physicians and Office Manager. Communications to co-workers, patients and clients are courteous. Uses proper grammar and spelling in written communications.
  • Demonstrates the ability to assist physicians with procedures and perform services requiring technical and manual skills under the direction of a PA/RN/LPN/LVN and/or physician. REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:
    • Successful completion of a Medical Assistant Program or six (6) month Nurse Aide Program.
    • Must meet all legal requirements, including minimum age of 18 years.
    • Certified Medical Assistant through a recognized certifying board or program is preferred.
    • Current BCLS/CPR certification.CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:Due to the state mandate for Healthcare Workers, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

Keywords: Cypress Healthcare Partners, Santa Cruz , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Santa Cruz, California

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