San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
UCLA Health Responsibilities
In this role, you will act as a staff person in the assigned Primary and Specialty Care clinic. You will assist in providing total
patient care, maintaining high standards of care, and recognizing normal and
abnormal signs and symptoms of life threatening emergencies.
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 , CPR Certification.
Current and Valid CPR certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
Demonstrated ten clock hours of training in administering
injections and performing skin tests, and/or ten clock hours of training in
venipuncture and skin puncture for the purpose of withdrawing blood, and
satisfactory performance by the trainee of at least ten each of
intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections and ten skin tests,
and/or at least ten venipuncture and ten skin procedures.
Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptoms and life
threatening medical problems.
skillfully administer oral, IM and subcutaneous medications.
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 in accurately performing a 12-lead EKG.
Ability to follow proper channels of policies &
procedures, communication & work standards.
Ability to organize tasks to facilitate smooth
Ability to be flexible in working both back and front
office to facilitate smooth workflow.
Knowledge and ability to set up and assist physician with
any procedures within ones scope of practice.
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.
Ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory
Skill in maintaining a harmonious work atmosphere,
practicing excellent customer service.
Ability to push, pull or carry 30 lbs or more.
Ability to schedule patient appointments and encounter patients using Epic (Care Connect) Electronic Medical System.
Ability to use computerized patient care systems.
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.