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Medical Assistant

companyOne Community Health - CA
locationSacramento, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Medical Assistant

This position is full time and will be responsible to provide care to patients, under the direction of the Nurse Manager and physician and participates as an active member of the clinic care team. The incumbent is responsible for the use of universal precautions at all times.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare and/or positions the patient for examination by physician and/or nurse practitioner.
  • Explains the basics of what to expect during the visit and respond to questions, eases fears and reassures and relaxes patient.
  • Takes height, weight, blood pressure and vital signs and documents the information in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) vital template.
  • Obtain information regarding previous labs, x-rays, tests, and pertinent visit information.
  • Obtains specimens, conducts EKG's, urinalysis and other tasks related to this position and records information and outcomes in the EMR as directed by physician and/or nurse practitioner.
  • Administer injections and medications as indicated in a written ordered documented in by the provider/nurse practitioner and following the five rights of medication administration which include, 1) right patient; 2) right route; 3) right dose; 4) right time; 5) right medication. Medication expiration dates are also checked.
  • Observe patient for reaction following tests, medication or procedures. Responsible for notifying physician/nurse practitioner immediately of baseline changes in patient's status or follows emergency procedures.

Education/Experience Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Medical Assistant certification demonstrating completion of one year program at college or technical school, three to six months experience in a medical office environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Active CPR, BLS Certification.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.

Reasonable Accommodations

One Community Health endorses and supports the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are applicants or employees who need accommodations. If you require and accommodation due to a disability to complete this application or you are experiencing difficulty submitting your application, please contact us at hr@onecommunityhealth.com

Our Benefits

For more information on the comprehensive benefits we provide, please visit: https://onecommunityhealth.com/careers/benefits/

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