Under direct supervision of the clinic manager and the general supervision of the clinic providers and licensed nursing staff, performs work which requires specific knowledge and training in patient care duties within business and professions code of the State of California and/or the regulations The Joint Commission (TJC). Duties also include but are not limited to: scheduling of patient appointments and associated patient system screens; accurate billing; environmental care functions; equipment/supply management; and cleaning/disinfecting the environment. Requires knowledge of medical terminology, on-line scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics. Position requires initiative, the ability to prioritize demands and the ability to work in a team environment.
This position will provide medical assistant support to outpatient services for women patients in Women's Pelvic Medicine. In addition, this position will provide support/assistance in two other women's clinics as needed including OB/GYN and Women's Reproductive Endocrinology. This position provides support to physicians and nurse practitioners during GYN procedures and office services in a clinic setting, including urodynamics. This position works as a team member supporting physicians, fellows and residents in a medical school teaching environment.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant training program.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
Two (2) years of experience minimum as an MA in an acute care facility or Ob/Gyn.
One (1) year procedure, reception, authorizations, and referrals experience.
Medical terminology training or certificate.
Must be able to work various hours, rotating weekends, and locations based on business needs.
Must be willing to work at three different clinics in La Jolla and work overtime as required.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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