MEDICAL ASSISTANT -OUTPATIENT SCRIPPS FLOAT POOL in San Diego, CA at Scripps Systemwide Resource Services

Date Posted: 9/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is for our system-wide float pool. Employees will be needed to travel between the various Scripps locations as needed
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: One year or more of experience as a Medical Assistant in an outpatient setting or completion of an externship at Scripps; Possesses excellent communication skills.

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.