Under direct supervision of the clinic manager and the general supervision of the clinic providers and licensed nursing staff, performs work which requires specific knowledge and training in patient care duties within business and professions code of the State of California and/or the regulations The Joint Commission (TJC). Job duties include but are not limited to direct patient care for rooming patients and taking accurate vital signs, completing medication reconciliations, completing 12 lead EKG's, assisting patients with the E-Check-in process for telehealth, cleaning the exam rooms, taking patient calls and assisting with patient insurance, scheduling, and health information. The Medical Assistant will float between UCSD Cardiology Clinics (Hillcrest, Encinitas, Murrieta, and La Jolla) as necessary for operational needs. Other related duties as assigned.
Requires knowledge of medical terminology, on-line scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics. Position requires initiative, the ability to prioritize demands and the ability to work in a team environment.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant training program.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Demonstrated working knowledge of medical terminology.
Previous experience as a medical assistant.
Recent ambulatory/outpatient clinic experience.
Experience with cardiac patients.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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