Medical Assistant II-Venice

Responsibilities

Venice Family Clinic is a community health center whose
mission is 'To provide quality primary health care to people in need.' Venice
Family Clinic cares for over 27,000 low-income patients in over 120,000 visits
annually who might otherwise go without critically needed health care services.
Venice Family Clinic has fourteen locations with over 420 staff, 1,300
volunteers, and a budget of $70 million. We provide high quality, comprehensive
primary and specialty health care, dental, mental health, substance use
treatment and child development services to underserved individuals and
families on the Westside of Los Angeles.

Under
general supervision of staff R.N. and L.V.N., you will assist clinical staff of primary
care clinic in normal aspects of delivery of health care to clinic
population. This includes interviewing
patients, taking vital signs, recording services in patient charts, as well as
in-clinic procedures, e.g., tympanometry and audiometry. Also screening tests such as UA and pregnancy
tests, maintaining stock of clinical
supplies, assisting in autoclaving and
assisting with volunteer orientation. Includes pregnancy counseling and administering nebulizer treatments as
well as rooming patients for providers. Translate Spanish/English for providers as needed.
Qualifications
  • Ability
    to take vital signs such as weight, height, blood pressure and pulse
  • Ability
    to float to other facilities as needed for coverage
  • Documented
    evidence of completed Medical Assisting training/certification
  • Ability
    to perform tympanometry and audiometry
  • Ability
    to perform lab-screening tests such as UA and pregnancy
  • Working
    knowledge of general medical and laboratory procedures
  • Working
    knowledge of medical terminology to record medical complaints in patient's
    charts
  • Ability
    to understand and carefully transmit spoken and written instructions
  • English/Spanish
    oral skills to communicate information
  • Skill
    in interacting with persons of various social, cultural, economic and
    educational backgrounds
  • Knowledge
    of VFC policies and procedures is preferred
  • Experience
    working with pediatric patients is preferred
  • Experience
    working with homeless and/or/mentally ill clients is preferred
  • Experience
    in family practice range of patient care is preferred
  • Ability
    to comply with state law in discussing pregnancy options with clients

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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