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Employment Type:
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Health Care & Medicine
Per Diem Medical Assistant
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UCLA Health | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Provide medical assistant support in the Gonda Vascular Surgery Clinic & APU. Duties include stocking and setting up exam rooms, preparing instruments and/or equipment, check in patients, take and record vital signs and record medication. Prepare and assist physicians with procedures.

Job Qualifications
· Knowledge of MSDS and emergency treatments. · Knowledge of normal and abnormal symptomology and life threatening medical problems. · Demonstrated ability to administer medications. · Ability to use computerized patient care systems. · Demonstrated skill in maintaining a harmonious work atmosphere, practicing excellent customer service. · Knowledge of medical terminology. · Demonstrated ability to order medical supplies and maintain adequate inventory. · Organizational skills to facilitate smooth work/patient flow. · Ability to follow proper channels of communication. · Demonstrated ability to be punctual and maintain a satisfactory attendance record. · Ability to be flexible in working both back and front office to facilitate smooth workflow. · Knowledge of safety requirements when handling Biohazardous specimens or contaminated instruments. · Excellent phone skills to communicate effectively. · Skill to obtain accurate vital signs and drug refills. · Interpersonal skills to interact with patients and all staff in a courteous manner. · Ability to work overtime in cases of emergency. · Medical assistant diploma/certificate from a secondary, post-secondary, or adult education program in a public school authorized by the Dept. of Education, in a community college program provided for in the Education Code, or a post-secondary institution accredited or approved by the Bureau of Post-secondary and Vocational Education in the Dept. of Consumer Affairs.

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.