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).
These 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. Other duties as required.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) OR Certificate of completion of a Medical Assistant training program.
Requires knowledge of medical terminology, on-line scheduling, universal precautions, and proper use of body mechanics.
Demonstrated ability to take initiatives, prioritize demands and work in a team environment.
Previous relevant experience.
- Ambulatory clinic experience.
- Experience with plastic surgery.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs. Possible overtime.
- Must be willing and able to float to other locations as requested.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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