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Medical Assistant - Head/Neck Surgery

Company: Scripps Health
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

*This is a part time, benefited position working Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays typically from 8am-5pm. Depending on department needs, shift start times may vary. Located at Scripps Clinic - Torrey Pines in La Jolla. *
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation's Top 100 Places to Work.
You'll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you're open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Our Head/Neck Surgery Specialty generally has patient volumes of 10-14 per day. The ideal candidate is eager to learn and grow in their career as a Medical Assistant. They are willing to collaborate, ask questions, and communicate effectively and efficiently with the primary focus of providing exceptional patient care. Primary responsibilities include rooming patients, checking vitals, assisting with procedures, and clinic prep assisting with Provider specific protocols. This role will consist of predominantly back-office responsibilities but is expected to help with front-office duties on an as-needed basis.
The MA maintains a clean, organized, and safe environment, and organizes and performs patient care services that support the physician's practice. This includes assisting in preparing patients for examination/procedures, assisting physicians with procedures, relaying instructions from the physician to the patient or authorized person, collecting patient data in person and by phone and documenting patient concerns, messages and care provided in the electronic medical record for the physician's review, administering medications specifically directed by the physician, performing vital sign documentation, scheduling of appointments and procedures, complete and accurate message taking, routing messages to the appropriate area for direction, order and referral entry, acquisition of pre-certifications and setting up of cases in EPIC plus basic registration and updating of demographics.
Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:

  • Completion of a formal Medical Assistant Program, or Medical Assistance Certification, or a minimum of two years of experience as a military corpsman

    Required Certification/Registration:

    • BLS certification for the Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association (AHA)

      Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:

      • One year of experience as an MA in an outpatient setting

        Job: *Clinical Support
        Organization: *Scripps Clinic
        Title: Medical Assistant - Head/Neck Surgery
        Location: Central San Diego County-LA JOLLA-SCRIPPS CLINIC - TORREY PINES
        Requisition ID: 232004133

Keywords: Scripps Health, San Diego , Medical Assistant - Head/Neck Surgery, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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