San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
UCLA Health Responsibilities
In this role, you will participate in the total patient care in the
designated Hematology Oncology clinic in San Luis Obispo, recognizing normal and abnormal signs and symptoms
and life threatening emergencies. You will act as a staff person in the office,
assisting in patient care, and maintain high standards of care in the community
Completion of Medical Assistant authorized program by the Dept. of Education or post secondary institution accredited or approved by the bureau of Private Post Secondary and Vocational education in the Dept. of Consumer Affairs
Current CPR card.
Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomatology and life
threatening medical problems.
Ability to skillfully administer oral,
IM and subcutaneous medications.
Ability to perform venipuncture with skill, adhering to
all OSHA PPE safety requirements.
Ability to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills.
Ability to assist in medical emergencies and office
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, families,
ancillary departments, physicians and co-workers in a courteous and
Verbal skills to effectively convey sensitive information
in a courteous manner in person or on the telephone.
Skill to accurately perform a 12-lead EKG.
Ability to assist in orientation of new staff
Ability to order medical and clinical supplies and
maintain adequate inventory.
Ability to follow proper channels of policies &
procedures, communication & work standards.
Ability to organize tasks to facilitate smooth
Knowledge and ability to set up and assist physician with
any procedures such as, but not limited to audiometry,spirometry, O2
saturation levels, skin tag and mole removals, ear lavage, colposcopies,
Ability to perform accurate quality control and patient
sample testing for waived tests.
Knowledge of all safety requirements when handling
Biohazardous specimens or contaminated instruments.
Knowledge of MSDS and emergency treatments.
Ability to work overtime in cases of emergency.
Skill in maintaining a harmonious work atmosphere,
practicing excellent customer service.
Ability to push, pull or carry 30 lbs or more.
Minimum of two years experience as medical assistant a physician office, medical facility or in an Internal Medicine/Family Practice.
Ability to administer CPR.
Ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory attendance record.
Ability to use computerized patient care systems.
Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter patients using EPIC/CareConnect.
Knowledge to schedule patient for referrals to specialists.
UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.