Medical Assistant
Location:
Posted:
November 19, 2016
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1312335270
A Medical Assistant position in Hillcrest, CA available through Adecco Medical and Science. You will need a medical license in the state of California. You will be working with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. You will be a part of the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Adheres to the policies and procedures of the Healthcare Center, the Nursing Department and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Collects samples such as urine, blood, sputum and stool specimens in the Healthcare Centers as ordered and instructs patients in home collection of urine, stool and sputum specimens, when appropriate.
Completes review of the patient's record to ensure that all patient test and procedure results are present in the EMR pre-clinic visit or that it is investigated to understand why results are not available.
Performs phlebotomy as ordered and prepares specimens for transport to laboratory
May receive laboratory results over the telephone and transmit them to the licensed nurse and the patient's medical provider in a timely manner.
Administers Purified Protein Derivative (PPD), as ordered.
Is able to travel day-to-day to various Healthcare Centers, according to staffing needs and direction by Nursing Administration.
Reports changes in patient's physical status to the Nurse Manager, other nurses or medical provider.
Assists nursing and medical staff with examinations and procedures as assigned.
Documents observations as requested by an MD and/or Nurse Manager in the patient's medical record.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Be able to travel to different healthcare centers and perform each essential duty satisfactorily
One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent to draw and interpret bar graphs


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS:

Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program with certification.
Current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) License Required.
Valid California Driver License with proof of liability insurance.


If you are interested in this medical assistant job in Hillcrest, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to www.adeccousa.com.
If you have questions about the position or would like more information, please contact Catherine Vu at (858) 812-2600 or by email at Catherine.vu@adeccona.com.
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