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UCLA Health Systems

Medical Assistant - Specialty Care, Encino



Full Time

On Site


Encino, California, United States


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 maintain high
standards of care in the community offices.



  • 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.
  • Demonstrated
    completion of 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.
  • Current and valid CPR certification with ability to
    administer CPR from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
  • Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomatology and life
    threatening medical problems.
  • Ability to
    skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications.
  • Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills.
  • Ability to assist in medical emergencies and office
  • 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 to accurately perform a 12-lead EKG.
  • Ability to assist in orientation of new staff
  • Ability to order medical and clinical supplies and
    maintain adequate inventory.
  • Ability to follow proper channels of policies &
    procedures, communication & work standards.
  • Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter
    patients using CareConnect
  • Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to push, pull or carry 30 lbs or more.


  • Certified phlebotomy technician license.
  • Venipuncture and/or
    phlebotomy certification.

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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