Escorts patients to exam rooms, obtains and appropriately records patient vital signs/medication list, monitors patient flow, assists physicians with minor clinical procedures, performs EKGs, prepares patient chart with pertinent medical information. Schedules diagnostic tests ordered by the physician as needed. Performs various office and clerical duties. Ensures patient’s right to privacy, safety, and confidentiality is maintained. Maintains a safe environment in accordance with standards, policies, and safety regulations. Ensures compliance with infection control policies.
Minimum Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
Medical Assistant Certificate/Diploma required.
Minimum Experience/Knowledge: 1+ years experience in acute care setting preferred. Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience.
Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Familiarity with word processing, GECB, COR, Cerner, ProSolv, and scheduling software is preferred.
Required License/Certification: BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association.
Highly Prefer Valid California Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Certificate recognized by State of California or Equivalent
Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
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