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

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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.
Right next the Scripps Memorial Encinitas Hospital and right by the beach, as well as near north county attractions, or clinic is in just the right spot. Scripps Clinic in Encinitas has been providing North County families with exceptional medical care for more than 40 years.
At our offices, you will find the following amenities and services:
  • Experts in primary care family medicine
  • Saturday and Sunday hours for primary care
  • On-site lab and radiology services
  • On-site specialty care including allergy, cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, general surgery, head and neck surgery, hematology and oncology, orthopedic surgery, nephrology, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology (Scripps Clinic patients deliver at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla), ophthalmology and optometry, pain management, podiatry, rheumatology and urology
  • An infusion room for chemotherapy
  • On-site skin cancer screenings
  • On-site office procedures, such as vasectomies
This position is part of a cardiology team that supports providers and nurses in seeing patients, performing stress echocardiograms. Also assists with placement and management of halter monitors and cardio beepers.
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 year of experience as a MA in an outpatient setting preferred.

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.