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UCLA Health Systems

Medical Assistant- Ventura



Full Time

On Site


Ventura, California, United States


Under the supervision of a designated clinical staff member,
act as a staff person in the ambulatory care setting; assisting in providing
total patient care, maintaining high standards of care, and recognizing normal
and abnormal signs and symptoms of life threatening emergencies.


  • Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptoms and life threatening medical problems.
  • Current and valid CPR certification with ability to administer CPR
  • Ability to skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications
  • Demonstrated ten clock hours of training in administering injections and performing skin tests, and/or ten clock hours of training in venipuncture and skin puncture for the purpose of withdrawing blood, and satisfactory performance by the trainee of at least ten each of intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections and ten skin tests, and/or at least ten venipuncture and ten skin procedures
  • 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.
  • Verbal skills to effectively convey sensitive information in a courteous manner in person or on the telephone
  • Skill in accurately performing a 12-lead EKG.
  • Ability to follow proper channels of policies & procedures, communication & work standards.
  • Ability to organize tasks to facilitate smooth work/patient flow
  • Ability to be flexible in working both back and front office to facilitate smooth workflow
  • Knowledge and ability to set up and assist physician with any procedures within ones scope of practice.
  • 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
  • Ability to work overtime in cases of emergency
  • Ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory attendance record
  • Skill in maintaining a harmonious work atmosphere, practicing excellent customer service.
  • A medical assistant diploma/certificate from a secondary, post secondary, or adult education program in a public school authorized by the Dept. of Education, in a community college program provided for in the Education Code, or a post secondary institution accredited or approved by the Bureau of Post secondary and Vocational Education in the Dept. of Consumer Affairs.
  • Ability to push, pull or carry 30 lbs or more

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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