Medical Assistant Back Office - Spanish Job at Medix, Canoga Park, CA

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  • Medix
  • Canoga Park, CA

Job Description

Medix is looking to hire a Spanish bilingual Back Office Medical Assistant to join a community health clinic near Canoga Park, CA 91303.

Under direct supervision, determine reason for patient's visit; assist with minor surgical/diagnostic exams; assist patients to understand recommendations given by their health care providers; perform patient care functions; post patient's information to medical records; answer and screen medical calls; provide support in planning continuity of treatment.

Flexibility to work in multiple locations, all within 9 miles.

Responsibilities:
  • Take and record vital signs; report abnormal findings to the provider.
  • Interacting with an average of 20 patients a day.
  • Perform: venipuncture; EKG; apply/remove dressings and bandages; collect non-invasive specimens from both adults and children; assist patient in ambulation/transfer; perform simple lab test; read PPD skin tests; perform visual acuity/audiometric screening; perform finger sticks; obtain throat swabs; perform ear lavage; administer medication/vaccines as per company requirements.
  • Prepare consent forms as needed and required.
  • Collect and label specimens; prepare appropriate lab slips with 100% accuracy.
  • Prepare/assist the provider with examination and/or procedures.
  • Provide patient/family education related to treatment and after care according to policy and procedures. Explain all procedures and treatments to patients prior to their performance.
  • Adhere to infection control practices: Universal Precautions; Hand Washing; Sterile/Aseptic technique.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in proper use of equipment and emergency procedures.
  • Maintain established stock levels in assigned areas
  • Discharge and arrange follow up appointments.
  • Assist with translation as needed.
  • Assist Pharmacy Clerk, LVN and D.O.N. with monthly check medication expiration in the dispensary.
Requirements / Experience
  • Medical Assistant certification
  • One-year experience in a related field.
  • CPR certification
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbal and written; work without close supervision, detail oriented and well organized.
  • Customer service skills: communication, empathy, patience, and technical knowledge
  • Work in a team-oriented environment, and work well under deadlines.
  • Ability to work at multiple clinic sites
Schedule:
  • Monday- Friday between 8:00- 5:00
Pay range:

$21/hr

Job Tags

Monday to Friday,

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