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Medical Assistant - PACE Clinic

Orange, CA · Healthcare
Medical Assistant – PACE Clinic
Orange, CA
*** This is a Full-Time, Benefits Available, CONTRACT position expected to last 5-6 months ***

Medical Assistant Job Summary:
  • Provides front and/or back office support.
  • Greets patients in a friendly, service oriented manner in compliance with established protocols and workflows.
  • Oversees patient check in by:
    • ensuring medical records/charts have been pulled
    • patient data is current
    • appropriate paperwork is in order
    • charts are reviewed/prepared
  • Interviews patient, measures vital signs and records reason for visit.
  • Carries out medical provider’s orders by performing requested tests such as:
    • glucometer test
    • urine dip test
    • TB test & readings
    • audio testing
    • setup and assist with minor surgeries
    • pelvic exam setup and assistance
    • phlebotomy draw
    • EKGs
    • ear lavage
    • injections
  • Explains procedures, performs treatments, and administers prescribed medication.
  • Oversees patient check out by scheduling follow up appointments, collecting co-payment if applicable, ensuring paperwork is complete.
  • Schedules and confirms patient's appointments, conduct failed/broken appointment follow-up calls.
  • Assists with ensuring the maintenance of all logs for the clinic.
  • Documents pertinent patient information, procedures, medications and injections administered, as well as patient responses, and report findings to the medical provider.
  • Does not make independent medical or healthcare decisions.
  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Medical Assistant Background: 
  • Requires an education level of at least a high school diploma or GED; and completion of Medical Assistant training program.
  • Requires current and unrestricted Certified Medical Assistant (C.M.A.) or Registered Medical Assistant (R.M.A.) certification.
  • At least 3-5 years’ direct Medical Assistant experience, with at least 1 year working with the frail or elderly population.
  • Requires exceptional customer service skills (in person and telephonic), as well as very strong computer user skills.
  • Knowledge of health care delivery systems, Managed Care Organizations (Health Plan, IPA/Medical Group, HMO, TPA/MSO, etc) as well as Medicaid/Medicare and related state programs is highly desirable.
  • Computer skills to include Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Microsoft Word, basic data entry, and the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications.
  • Must have a minimum of 40 wpm typing with a high level of accuracy.
  • Prefer Candidates Bilingual in English and one more: Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, or Farsi.

623.201.8732 (CALL – TEXT – FAX)
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