MEDICAL ASSISTANT - OUTPATIENT SCRIPPS FLOAT POOL in San Diego, CA at Scripps Systemwide Resource Services

Date Posted: 7/7/2019

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Job Description

This is for our system-wide float pool. Employees will need to travel between the various Scripps locations as needed.

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.

You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Staffing to maintain our commitment to patient-centered care is paramount at Scripps. The Scripps System Resource Services (SSRS) manages clinical and non-clinical staff who step in where additional care or resources are needed, to support both the unit and patient needs. SSRS employees are highly trained professionals who float throughout the system on a full-time, part-time, or casual basis to provide staffing coverage where additional support is needed.

SSRS is a great place to work for those individuals who enjoy a variety of health care environments, continued learning and growth opportunities, flexibility incentives and unique scheduling options.
Join our Scripps Resource team as a Medical Assistant. The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for knowing her/his professional scope of practice as defined by the California Business and Professional Code and for successfully completing the Scripps Clinical Core competency program. The MA maintains a clean, organized and safe environment. The MA organizes and performs patient care services that support the physician's practice. This includes assisting in preparing patients for examination/procedures, assisting physicians with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to the patient or authorized person, collecting patient data in person and by phone and documenting patient concerns, messages and care provided in the electronic medical record for the physician's review, administering medications specifically directed by the physician and performing vital sign documentation, scheduling of appointments and procedures, complete and accurate message taking, routing messages to the appropriate area for direction, order and referral entry, acquisition of pre-certifications and setting up of cases in PMA, and basic registration and updating of demographics.

The types of opportunities we offer are as follows:

SYSTEM WIDE FLOAT TEAM - Permanent Scripps employees who support long-term assignments, typically 12 weeks in duration.

Seeking full-time staff with varied shifts.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Certification/Specialized Skills:
  • Completion of a formal Medical Assistant Program or a minimum of two years of experience as a military corpsman.
  • Medical Assistant Certification or minimum two years of experience as a military corpsman.
  • BLS certification for the Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association (AHA).

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • One year of experience as a MA in an outpatient setting preferred.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience supporting over two providers and experience rooming 15 or more patients per day.

Travel Requirements:
  • Floats on contracted assignments throughout all of Scripps facilities.

Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.