Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant

Welcome to Central City Community Health Center where our mission is to provide quality patient centered health care to low-income, undeserved individuals. With 16 clinic locations in Los Angeles, North Orange County and the Inland Empire, as well as our support to almost 800 private Board and Care facilities, our core value of exceeding patient relationships in a culturally sensitive manner translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes first. We seek the best trained clinical and professional staff and strive to provide care in a culturally sensitive manner.

Currently we are seeking a Medical Assistant to join our team.

JOB DUTIES:

Responsible to perform duties under the direction of the physician or nurse in examination and treatment of patients, including the following:

1. Provide clinic services such as TB skin tests and administration of prescribed medication.

2. Draw blood, gives injections, administer and read skin tests, administer immunizations and vaccinations, obtain laboratory specimens.

3. Prepare patient for doctor examination, position instruments and equipment and assist physician.

4. Take medical history of patients and check vital signs.

5. Schedule appointments and keep x-ray and medical records.

6. Responsible for inventory of laboratory supplies.

7. Responsible for back-office logs (daily/monthly).

8. Responsible for checking oxygen tank and crash cart supplies.

9. Act as assistant for prescription refills.

10. Clean and disinfect exam rooms and lab areas, autoclave instruments.

11. Stock exam rooms; keep track of medical supplies to order when low.

12. Participate and help implement quality improvement directives.

13. Attend all required meetings and trainings.

14. May be required to pick-up vaccines, medical supplies, etc.

15. Consistently demonstrate and uphold CCCHC’s principle of providing quality health and human services to the medically underserved and low-income populations in a culturally sensitive manner.

16. All other duties, as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes:

* Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment.

* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.

* Ability to plan and be organized.

* Ability to work well under pressure, take initiative and be flexible and cooperative.

* Self-motivated and independently productive.

* Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and Company records.

* Ability to work effectively with both employees and managers.

* Ability to convey a positive and professional image to patients and employees.

* Professional appearance and demeanor.

* Demonstrated proficiency in various PC applications, including E-mail, Microsoft Excel, and Word, Internet and networking devices.

* Required to know, follow and enforce safe work practices, and be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.

* Required to have knowledge of CHDP guidelines, Immunizations schedule and AAP periodicity table.

* Must possess dependable transportation, automobile insurance, and a current CA Driver License.

* Required to have knowledge of CHDP guidelines, Immunizations schedule and AAP periodicity table.

Education and Experience Requirements

* Certified Licensed Medical Assistant required.

* Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.

We offer a dynamic work environment with competitive salaries and benefits. Central City provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CCCHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Medical Assistant: 1 year

Required languages:

  • Spanish

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