LosAngelesRecruiter
the smart solution for Los Angeles jobs

Medical Assistant

Company: DaVita Medical Group
Location: Glendale
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Job Description:

Medical Assistant Overview: Responsible for performing patient-oriented procedures under the direction and supervision of a clinician, RN, or LVN to ensure safe and appropriate patient care; assists the clinician with minor surgical procedures; performs a broad spectrum of clerical and administrative duties related to the delivery of patient care assistance Essential functions: Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate DaVita Medical Group's commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care, and concern with internal and external customers Uses, protects, and discloses DaVita Medical Group patients' protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards. Anticipates the clinician's needs and carries out orders Checks for patients' arrival status and escorts patients from waiting area to exam rooms. Escorts patients to ancillary services as needed. Obtains, records, and reports vital signs and other pertinent patient information to RN, LVN, or clinician. Performs various procedures such as ear lavage, ECG, spirometry, injections, peak flows, pulse oximetry, breathing treatments, suture removals, wound dressings, vision/hearing tests, urine pregnancy tests, urine dips, blood glucose testing, and blood hemoglobin (hemocue) testing. Performs phlebotomy and processes lab specimens (i.e., 24 hour urine, wound cultures obtained by clinician, biopsy specimens obtained by clinician, etc.) and maintains lab specimen logs as appropriate. Assists clinician with procedures (pap smears, laceration repairs, other minor surgical procedures) and may assists with more complex department specific specialty procedures (i.e. vasectomies, cystoscopies, thoracentesis, sigmoidoscopies, bunionectomies, joint aspirations, lance surgery, photo therapy, visual fields, pachymetry testing, etc.). Performs medication administration within scope of practice and documents administration of medications and procedures. Ensures proper documentation of medication administration and documentation procedures. Maintains and cleans exam/treatment areas, specimen processing areas, and medical equipment. Transports dirty equipment, performs autoclaving and cold sterilization, and maintains autoclave, cidex, and A-test logs. Cleans and stocks exam rooms, treatment/procedure rooms, specimen processing areas, and nursing stations. Maintains various logs and tickler files and ensures confirmed EKGs are seen by clinician. Maintains cancer/melanoma patients' follow up appointments. Instructs patient on lab, radiology, and other procedure/testing preparations. Participates in visit closure with patient and clinician by explaining next steps for lab, x-ray, RFS, DME, etc. Facilitates the transfer of pertinent patient information between site and referred specialists, hospitals, Urgent Care Centers, and ancillary testing facilities, etc. Forwards all pre-op information to hospital surgeon. Participates in scheduling specialty procedures (biopsies, minor surgeries, etc.). Tracks specialty procedures/patient volume on a daily basis when indicated. Verifies with DaVita Medical Group Connect for approved or denied appointments and follows up by scheduling patients. Enters "No shows", and performs "No Show" follow up procedures. Works bump list. Assists with the completion of appropriate forms (DMV, disability, etc.). Updates patient demographic information. Performs patient record audits. Answers, directs, and follows up on incoming calls. Calls patients as requested by clinician. Distributes incoming correspondence (faxes, consult notes, test results, etc.). Handles prescription refills as appropriate. Completes Patient Communication form and responds to patient complaints when necessary. Assists with Pay for Performance (P4P) research, Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC) research, telephone call procedures, and patient follow up procedures. Participates in Quality Improvement projects. Participates in preparing department for internal and external site audits from SCAN, DHS, etc. Participates regularly in skills competency evaluations. Participates regularly in site staff and department meetings. Cross-trains into Care Team Member 1 and 2 positions when indicated. May assist with site marketing activities (i.e. health fairs, senior Olympics, and other events). Maintains an independent patient schedule under the direct supervision of a clinician. Functions as the department mentor, trainer and resource by orienting new employees and coordinating staff schedules and department resources. Identifies and resolves daily department issues and concerns and escalates to supervisor when necessary. Participates in the development of department policies and procedures. Education: Minimum: 1 or 2 years of post-high school education or a degree from a two-year college. Minimum: Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program. Minimum: Phlebotomy certificate. Minimum: Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers" (AHA) or "CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer" (American Red Cross). Preferred: Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) preferred. Experience: Minimum: Up to and including one year of experience. Preferred: 1 year of previous Medical Assistant work experience. Preferred: Over 1 year of experience in a specialty field. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to demonstrate basic medication administration Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment and instruments. Knowledge of infection control standards and utilization of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Ability to perform essential job functions using proper body mechanics. Basic Life Support for healthcare providers. Computer literate (i.e., logging on to computer, usage of keyboard and mouse, familiarity with Windows and email applications). Ability to type 40 wpm. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to read, write, speak and understand English clearly. Customer service oriented. Ability to concurrently perform multiple tasks. DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. As of June 30, 2017, DaVita Medical Group's teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. DaVita Medical Group's leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks. DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law. WARNING: Job Recruitment Scam Notice Please note that DaVita Careers has been made aware of a phishing, job recruitment scam in which third parties are fraudulently representing themselves as recruiters of our company. These scammers are posting fake DaVita job openings and communicating with job candidates in an effort to obtain personal information and money. Please follow link to learn more about this scam. duties BACH_a33d1a

Keywords: DaVita Medical Group, Los Angeles, Medical Assistant, Healthcare, Glendale, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!


I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Healthcare Jobs


Locum Tenens Pediatrician (Redondo Beach,CA)
Description: Locum Tenens Pediatrician Redondo Beach,CA Outpatient clinic in California is seeking a locum
Company: LocumTenens.com
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: 06/21/2018

Nurse Practitioner Urgent Care, Travel - JOB- (Sylmar,CA)
Description: NP/PA needed in San Francisco, CA Urgent care clinic. Operation hours Mon-Fri 8a-8p Sat Sun 9a-5p. Will work 12 hour shifts and rotate the weekends.
Company: CompHealth
Location: Sylmar
Posted on: 06/21/2018

Therapist / Speech Language Pathologist Job in Pasadena, California / Skilled Nursing Facility
Description: SLP for Pasadena, CA. SNF setting. br br Experienced Speech Language Pathologist treating patients with various conditions this will provide you with a wide range of expertise and career development. (more...)
Company: MAS Medical Staffing
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: 06/21/2018


Nurse Practitioner Family Practice, Travel - JOB- (Gardena,CA)
Description: Nurse practitioner needed in Northern California for primary care clinic Monday through Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm work schedule See pediatrics
Company: CompHealth
Location: Gardena
Posted on: 06/21/2018

Part-time Outpatient Psychiatrist (Rosemead,CA)
Description: Part-time Outpatient Psychiatrist Rosemead,CA A facility in southern California
Company: LocumTenens.com
Location: Rosemead
Posted on: 06/21/2018

Nurse Practitioner Urgent Care, Travel - JOB- (Cerritos,CA)
Description: NP/PA needed in San Francisco, CA Urgent care clinic. Operation hours Mon-Fri 8a-8p Sat Sun 9a-5p. Will work 12 hour shifts and rotate the weekends.
Company: CompHealth
Location: Cerritos
Posted on: 06/21/2018

supervisory Physician ( MD DO) Rancho Cucamonga California
Description: Seeking a part time supervisory Physician MD DO for the NP/PA on staff for an outpatient private practice in Rancho Cucamonga California The PA/NP will examine patients, perform
Company: HRC
Location: Glendale
Posted on: 06/21/2018

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Paramount,CA)
Description: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Paramount,CA A facility in California is seeking a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner
Company: LocumTenens.com
Location: Paramount
Posted on: 06/21/2018

Locum Tenens Psychiatry Physician in California (El Monte,CA)
Description: Locum Tenens Psychiatry Physician in California El Monte,CA Psychiatry physician job in California : We have a new
Company: Global Medical Staffing
Location: El Monte
Posted on: 06/21/2018

Nurse Practitioner Neonatology - JOB- (Redondo Beach,CA)
Description: Nurse Practitioner Neonatology - JOB- Redondo Beach,CA A large hospital system in central California is seeking a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner to join
Company: CompHealth
Location: Redondo Beach
Posted on: 06/21/2018

Log In or Create An Account

Username:
Password:
 

Forgot password?


Find us on Facebook

Find us on LinkedIn

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

Los Angeles RSS job feeds