MEDICAL ASSISTANT - Float Pool in San Diego, CA at Scripps Clinic - Rancho Bernardo

Date Posted: 6/21/2018

Job Snapshot

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.
Scripps Clinic has been caring for San Diegans since 1924 when philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps established the Scripps Metabolic Clinic in La Jolla. In addition to training new physicians, we have been advancing medicine for decades. Our groundbreaking research brings promising new therapies and effective treatments to our patients from around the country.
Covering a large portion of the inland area of north county, the Rancho Bernardo location is conveniently located off I-15 and close to shopping, restaurants, and housing. This clinic is one of the larger ones in the system, so lots of opportunities within the location. 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, cancer care, endocrinology, obstetrics and gynecology, dermatology, gastroenterology, general surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, nephrology, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, plastic surgery, podiatry, pulmonary medicine, rheumatology, sports medicine and urology
  • Urgent care available seven days a week
  • Saturday hours for pediatric care
  • On-site ambulatory surgery center
  • On-site lab
  • On-site radiology services
  • On-site physical therapy services
  • Coffee and snacks cart available Monday-Friday
This is a great learning opportunity as this Medical Assistant is responsible for covering multiple areas at the facility, LOA, PTO and sock calls.
 
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

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: Completion of a formal Medical Assistant Program.

Required Certification/Registration:
  • Medical Assistant Certification.
  • BLS certification for the Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association (AHA)
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: One or more years of experience as a MA in an outpatient setting.
 
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.