MEDICAL ASSISTANT - Family Practice in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Encinitas

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

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Job Description

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.

The Medical Assistant will be joining the Family Medicine team at Scripps Clinic Encinitas, where we pride ourselves in consistently providing a high level of quality care and experience to our patients in the primary care setting. With 20-24 patients a day for two physicians, the Medical Assistant will need to be able to keep up with the complexities of each patient. Our Medical Assistants truly are the frontline leaders of Scripps Health, making that first impression as patients partner with their primary care physicians for their healthcare needs. This position is ideal for someone who can consistently deliver care in a busy setting.

The Medical Assistant (MA) will focus on back office duties and 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.

This position is Full-Time, 8 hour shifts. Clinic hours are 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, with one day of the week with extended hours 7am-7pm. One weekend shift on Saturday or Sunday (9am-1pm) to be rotated once every two months. Will require to float within the Family Practice department and assist multiple providers.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • 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 Qualifications:
  • Family Practice experience as an MA

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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.