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Outpatient Clinic Assistant​/Medical Assistant) Temp​/Part time

Job in Stockton - San Joaquin County - CA California - USA
Company: San Joaquin County
Full Time, Part Time position
Listed on 2021-05-12
Job specializations:
  • Healthcare
    Medical Office, Clinic
  • Nursing
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Outpatient Clinic Assistant (Medical Assistant) Temp/Part time

Introduction

This recruitment is being conducted to fill part time and temporary vacancies within San Joaquin County Clinics. This recruitment will also establish a referral pool for temporary and part time future vacancies.

Positions are located in clinics either on the campus of San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp, California or on California Street in Stockton, California.

The estimated duration of the temporary positions is 90 to 180 days.

When submitting your application you must provide a copy of your Medical Assistant certificate as proof of completion of your training. For online applications, you may attach the document electronically. Failing to provide a copy of your certificate may result in a failure to move forward in the selection and hiring process.

For information regarding San Joaquin County Clinics, please

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. A completed application must be postmarked or received online by the final filing deadline.

NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.

TYPICAL DUTIES

  • Prepares and maintains patient files; registers patients and updates registration information; maintains a system of clinic appointments; files material, answers phones, takes messages; organizes office procedures and routines; keeps statistics and records on clinic usage; operates standard office equipment.
  • Matches account numbers with financial codes; verifies insurance coverage; enters patient data in computers; obtains computer printouts; obtains signature on forms.
  • Assists medical doctors and mid-level providers in specialty clinics; assures availability of necessary patient charts and records; obtains and assembles required medical supplies; sets up specialty trays; assists in patient examinations; maintains patient medical charts and transcribes orders; transmits medical information and orders; schedules clinic appointments and arranges for appointments in other clinics and medical facilities.
  • Greets and directs patients to clinics and service areas; answers questions and provides information regarding clinic services to patients and families; prepares patients for examinations; schedules clinic appointments and arranges for appointments in other clinics and medical facilities.
  • Takes and records vital signs, including blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration and weight.

  • Assists professional staff with tests, procedures and examinations; transports and collects specimens for providers.

  • Assists other practitioners, including social workers, other staff in mental and public health clinics, and nutritionists, in providing services to clinic patients.

  • Maintains inventory of medical and office supplies; orders supplies as needed.

  • Maintains contacts with collateral clinics, agencies and medical staff; runs clinic related errands for medical staff.
  • May perform electrocardiograms; may administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation; may perform skin punctures and/or blood draws if required by off-site clinic assignment.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education: Completion of a Medical Assistant program of training in an approved college or business school. Possession of valid BLS/CPR certification is highly desired and preferred.

    Certificate or other evidence of medical assistant training program completion, and CPR certification if available, may be attached to your employment application. Failing to provide a copy of your medical assisting certificate may result in a failure to move forward in the selection and hiring process.

    KNOWLEDGE

    Medical (clinic) procedures and practices; basic physiology, anatomy and psychology; basic patient registration, records and charting procedures; unlicensed assistive practices; medical terminology; medical supplies; basic computer and modern office automation technology and computer software programs relevant to department operations; basic public relations.

    ABILITY

    Set up and maintain clerical functions of a medical clinic; take patient vital signs; learn and perform unlicensed assistive duties for licensed providers; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; operate computers, office equipment and related software; maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of professional staff, coworkers, patients and the general public.

    PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

    Mobility-Frequent operation of a data entry device; constant standing and walking; frequent sitting, pushing/pulling and bending/squatting; occasional moderate to heavy equipment operation; running; climbing stairs; Lifting- Constant lifting of 30 lbs. or less; frequent lifting of 30 to 70 lbs.; occasional lifting of 70 lbs. or more; occasional restraining, lifting/turning of heavy objects or people; Vision-Constant reading and other close up work; constant need for color perception, hand/eye coordination, depth perception and use of peripheral vision; Dexterity-Constant holding, reaching, grasping, writing and need for repetitive motion; Hearing/Talking-Constant need to hear normal speech and faint sounds; constant talking on the telephone and in person; occasionally speaking over public address system; Emotional/Psychological-Constant exposure to trauma, grief and death; constant public contact, decision making and concentration required; Special Requirements: May require working nights, weekends, and overtime; Environmental-Occasional exposure to hazardous materials; frequent exposure to noise.

     
     
     
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