Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
5/4/2019
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Medical Assistant (Outpatient), Per Diem
(This job is no longer available)
Adventist Health NW | Sonora, CA
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Job Description

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Medical Assistant (Outpatient) who:

Assists in planning, providing, and evaluating nursing care for patients and in coordinating nursing care activities with other health care disciplines under the guidance of a registered nurse (RN), licensed vocational nurse (LVN) or physician. Works as a team with other staff members to achieve patient care objectives. Identifies and seeks solutions for any clinical problems and reports them to the affected department.

Essential Functions:

* Sets up exam rooms and checks in patients. Maintains a patient recall system, including continuity of care log for lab tests, referrals and transfers.
* Assists the physician with office procedures: preparing instruments needed for suturing, providing equipment and solutions for biopsies, providing supplies needed for splinting.
* Obtains vital signs. Reports significant findings and pertinent patient observations to clinic physician. Performs venipunctures as ordered.
* Performs audiometry and vision testing.
* Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education:

* High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications:

* Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider certification: Required
* Phlebotomy certificate: Preferred
* Medical Assistant (CMA) certification: Preferred