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

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

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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.

Scripps Clinic in Encinitas has been providing North County families with exceptional medical care for more than 40 years. Conveniently located off the 5 freeway at the Santa Fe Drive exit, our doctors provide care to a number of communities, including Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Leucadia and Olivenhain. The Medical Assistant (MA) will be joining the Gastroenterology (GI) department.

This position will be the only MA for a busy GI department. The MA will oversee the day to day flow of the GI team, assists with procedures/testing, cleans and processes scopes, performs POC testing and QCs, EKGs, take vitals and room patients, manage overall tasks, assist with paperwork/prior authorizations and other duties.  The MA also manages an independent nurse schedule and is required for flexible sigmoidoscopy procedures. 

This is a full time position with day shifts.

Job Requirements

  • 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)

  • Two 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, 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.