MEDICAL ASSISTANT - Cardiology (CV) - Full Time - Day in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Carmel Valley

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Just off the 56 freeway near I-5, a nice balance between coast and inland areas, the Carmel Valley location is not far from most destinations in the county. It is also one of the newer (and larger) clinics in the system. Scripps Clinic is San Diego’s first choice for exceptional primary care and highly specialized care, offering a comprehensive range of medical and surgical services that are nationally recognized for quality, excellence and innovation.
  • Experts in primary care medicine, including pediatrics
  • More than 20 medical and surgical specialties, including allergy, cardiology, dermatology, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology and optometry, orthopedics, podiatry and rheumatology
  • An on-site ambulatory surgery center
  • An on-site lab
  • On-site radiology services, including Saturday hours for mammography and MRI
  • Access to the Scripps Health network for additional specialty or hospital care
The Medical Assistant is an integral part of the care team, working closely with nurses and physicians. They truly make a difference in the overall care experience at the clinic.
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.

Job Requirements

Experience/Specialized Skills: 
  • 1 or more years of experience as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient setting or completion of an externship at Scripps
  • Possesses excellent communication skills.
  • Previous experience with cardiac monitors preferred (ex: Holter, MCOT, Event and Patch monitors).
Required Certification/Registration: BLS via the American Heart Association.

Required Education/Course(s)/Training: Completion of a formal Medical Assistant program and current BLS certification for the Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association (AHA).

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.