Medical Assistant- Torrance Head & Neck Office

Responsibilities

Participate in the total patient care in the ambulatory setting, recognizing normal and abnormal signs and symptoms and life threatening emergencies. Act as a staff person in the office, assisting in patient care, and maintaining high standards of care in the community offices.
Qualifications

Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomology and life threatening medical
problems. Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR.
Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous
medications. Ability to perform venipuncture with skill, adhering to all OSHA
PPE safety requirements. Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills.
Ability to assist in medical emergencies and office procedures.Ability to use computerized patient care systems.
Knowledge of medical terminology.Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, families, ancillary departments, physicians and co-workers in a courteous and compassionate manner.Skill to accurately perform a 12-lead EKG. Ability to order medical and clinical supplies and maintain adequate inventory.Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to specialists. Ability to be flexible inworking both back and front office to facilitate smooth workflow.Knowledge and ability to set up and assist physician with any procedures such as, but not limited to audiometry, spirometry, O2 saturation levels, skin tag and mole removals, ear lavage, colposcopies, flexible sigmoidoscopies. Ability to perform accurate quality control and patient sample testing for waived tests.Knowledge of all safety requirements when handling Biohazardous specimens or contaminated instruments.Knowledge of MSDS and emergency treatments.Skill in maintaining a harmonious work atmosphere, practicing excellent customer service.Current Medical Assistant Certification or medical assistant diploma/certificate from a secondary, post-secondary, or adult education program.Minimum of two years experience as medical assistant a physician office, medical facility or in an Internal Medicine/Surgery Practice.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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