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Pediatrics Medical Assistant

Requisition # 18001149 Apply Now

SUMMARY
 
The Medical Assistant supports the physician and/or clinician in the delivery of health care by performing a variety of medically related tasks.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
 
  1. Greet patients.
  2. Manages patient care flow including but not limited to:
    1.    Room patients
    2.    Direct patients if ancillary services are ordered 
    3.    Notify physician of patient status
  3. Prepare patients for provider by recording current medications in medical record
  4. Takes vital signs and record in medical record as directed
  5. Assess patient needs and s appropriately sets up exam room or procedure rooms
  6. Assist provider during examination/procedure
  7. Perform designated diagnostic tests as directed by provider
  8. Draw, prepare and properly label designated lab work and/or specimens as directed by provider
  9. Administer immunization, injections, or oral medications as ordered by provider
  10. Assist in scheduling follow-up appointments
  11. Answer patient calls in timely fashion
    1.    Monitor voicemail communications from patients
    2.    Communicate patient questions or concerns to provider
    3.    Follow-up communications to the patient as requested by provider
  12. Verify completeness of medical record by reviewing previously ordered studies or documentation, ensures that documents are placed in the appropriate location within the record if using paper records
  13. Communicates clinical findings and information obtained from the patient to the provider
  14. Assist with provider correspondence and communications as directed for clinical care
  15. Provide support in performing QA measures or controls for suites
  16. Recognizes and communicates potential patient safety issues
  17. Initiates and completes appropriate administrative and quality documentation including security and occurrence reports
  18. Supports appropriate ordering of medical supplies demonstrating basic understanding of cost containment
  19. As necessary, may function as a scribe:
    1. Accompany the physician during the patient encounter.
    2. Transcribe the physician dictated patient history, including history of present illness, review of systems, past medical, surgical, family and social histories, medication and allergies.
    3. Transcribe the physical examination findings and procedures as performed by the physician.
    4. Transcribe the results of laboratory and radiographic studies as directed by the physician.
    5. Transcribe patient education and explanations of risks and benefits as performed by the physician.
    6. Pend orders for referrals, tests, medications and procedures as directed by the physician.
    7. Prepare and edit scribed document for physician review and signature.


 

Educational Requirements:
Graduation from accredited California Medical Assistant school; have national certification as Medical Assistant ; or documented equivalent military experience or training.

 

Licenses/Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required from AHA Healthcare Provider.

Experience:
 2 - 5 years of years of experience in a pediatric outpatient medical setting
• Intermediate computer skills
• Proven customer service skills
• Understands and is able to support patient care flow
• Ability to prepare patient for office visit/procedures

• Obtain vital signs and accurately record data
• Obtain and record current medications that patient is using
• Perform basic testing, specimen collection and prepare lab work/specimens for pick up
• Understands the 7 rights of medication administration
• Understanding of principles of cleaning, sterilization or autoclaving
• Ability to assist 2 or more providers in clinical care
• Recognizes potential patient safety issues
• Ability to problem solve and prioritize work assignments
• Basic understanding of insurance concepts
• Ability to schedule patient appointments for phlebotomy, testing or other procedures
• Basic knowledge and skills necessary to transcribe patient care as directed by a physician in a legible, clear manner including:
• Proficiency in typing, spelling, punctuation and grammar of medical terminology.
• Understand medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, diagnostic procedures, pharmacology, and treatment assessments to the extent required to accurately transcribe physician encounters.

  • Working Title: Pediatrics Medical Assistant
  • Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
  • City: Beverly Hills
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Job Specialty: Nursing
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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