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Medical Assistant

Company: Primary Medical Group
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Primary Medical is looking for outstanding, experienced, patient-focused Medical Assistants in various office locations in Ventura County.

Established in 1994, our award- winning practice specializes in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Endocrinology. We serve patients in seven offices located across Ventura County; in the cities of Ventura, Santa Paula, Oxnard, and Camarillo. Our offices are family-friendly, and our healthcare providers pay special attention to preventive care and regular monitoring for patients with chronic illnesses like diabetes and heart disease.

Medical Assistants help patients by providing information, services, and assistance. They may be involved in both the clinical and administrative areas including assisting physicians with patient care and handling clerical, environmental, and organizational tasks. Other duties include securing medical records, maintaining, medical supplies, and inventory, performing preventive maintenance to keep equipment operating. The successful candidate must be an exceptionally organized team player who is able to manage multiple priorities at once, in a fast-paced medical office, with flexibility to work in a different location, as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Medical Assistants perform the following duties, but not limited to:



Enter patient's information into electronic chart. This includes active problems, medications, allergies, past medical history, surgical history, social history and immunizations.


Prepare patients for examination.





Reconcile patient medications and allergies at every appointment.


Review and enter the patients' preferred pharmacy.


Document reason for patient visit in the electronic chart.


Measure and document patient height, weight, and vital signs with accuracy.


Administer medications and injections as ordered.





Prepare laboratory samples and complete procedures as ordered by provider.


Place electronic orders for laboratory or radiology testing as ordered by provider.


Place electronic orders for refill medications as authorized under protocol.


Communicate with the pharmacy, the laboratory or radiology as needed to facilitate orders or retrieve medical records.


Process incoming faxed prescriptions refill requests and other clinical paperwork per protocol.





Process outgoing clinical paperwork in the provider outboxes multiple times throughout the day.


Receive patient phone calls and triage as appropriate utilizing standard guidelines provided.


Communicate with patients by phone or mail as ordered by providers.


Maintain clean exam rooms and stock with supplies and gowns.


Clean and sanitize medical instruments, equipment and rooms.





Use appropriate personal protective equipment at all times such as gloves, eye protection and masks when cleaning or preforming procedures.


Stock and store supplies that are delivered to the office.


Any other duties or responsibilities the clinical staff may be assigned.



QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, a Medical Assistant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED). Knowledge of medical terminology. Medical Assistant diploma or certificate of completion from a medical assistant training program is required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification/CPR certification preferred. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus, but not required.

Knowledge / Technical Skills: Duties require professional verbal and written communication skills; Understanding of principles and practices of the organization, planning, records management and general administration. Dependability, adaptability and confidentiality are necessary attributes.

Customer Service Skills: Politeness, confidence, tact, patience and diplomacy while dealing with complex and confidential situations. Excellent communication skill. Problem solving skills; Ability to maintain a professional and courteous relationship with all members.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to forty (40) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
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Keywords: Primary Medical Group, Oxnard , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Oxnard, California

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