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Medical Assistant (POOL) - La Jolla Orthopedic

Company: Surgical Care Affiliates
Location: La Jolla
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA's 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.--Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits------- Positive work culture-- Career growth opportunities-- Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employment-- Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays-- Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits-- Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance-- Excellent 401(k) Plan--We are actively hiring for an Medical Assistant.--This is for an overnight shift. Shift hours will be 6:30PM to 7:00AM.

  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCA.--
  • Comply with the SCA and facility policy and procedures.--Function as an assistive--person by--
    • Protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, mechanical, and thermal--sources--
    • Demonstrating safe operation of equipment machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe--situation--
    • Speaking up with safety concerns acting as the patient's advocate--
    • Handling specimens according to facility policy and procedures--
    • Adhering to standard precautions including the use of personal protective equipment--
    • Performing interventions to protect the patient from--infection--
    • Assembling supplies and--equipment;--
    • Assuming--an active role in assisting patient with--care--needs;--
    • Proactively optimizes opportunities to--enhance--flow and efficiency--of the--center;--
    • Orienting--patient to--environment;----
    • Maintaining--patient--normothermia;----
    • Assisting with patient--transfers;--
    • Assisting throughout the facility in environmental--cleaning;----
    • Protecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy--
    • Providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.--
    • Complying with Universal Protocol and facility site validation and time-out policy.--
    • Notify--the RN any observed changes in patient's status and responses.--
    • Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient's condition and response to care.--
    • Document episode of care accurately, timely, completely, and legibly.--
    • Monitor vital signs--and--recognize emergencies and notify--RN.--
    • Clean and prepare--equipment--according to manufacturer's instructions for use.--
    • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the team and other stakeholders.--
    • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in patient care.--
    • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.--
    • Participate in the performance appraisal process.--
    • Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships.--
    • Maintain required competencies.--
    • Pursue professional growth.--
    • Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.--
    • Comply with all SCA and facility policies and procedures, regulatory and accreditation standards and professional guidelines when providing patient care.--
    • Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles.--

Keywords: Surgical Care Affiliates, San Diego , Medical Assistant (POOL) - La Jolla Orthopedic, Healthcare , La Jolla, California

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