Medical Assistant
The Achievable Foundation Clinic - Los Angeles, CA

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Responsibilities

  • Report to director of operations or practice administrator
  • Perform nursing procedures under supervision of physician or physician assistant
  • Assist physician and physician assistant in exam rooms
  • Escort patients to exam rooms, interviews patients, measure vital signs, including weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and document all information in patient’s chart
  • Give instructions to patients as instructed by physician or physician assistant
  • Ensure all related reports, labs and information is filed is available in patients’ medical records prior to their appointment
  • Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, prepare sterilization as required
  • Take telephone messages and provide feedback and answers to patient/physician/pharmacy calls
  • Maintain all logs and required checks (i.e. refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.)
  • All other duties as assigned by clinical coordinator or practice administrator

Knowledge
Medical assistants must have knowledge of:

  • Healthcare field and medical specialty
  • Medical terminology
  • Grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Knowledge of EHRs

Skills

  • Exceptional customer service and phone etiquette
  • Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow
  • The ability to perform phlebotomy and administer injections

Education

  • High school diploma; some college preferred
  • Medical assistant certification

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