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Medical Assistant

Burbank Urgent Care
Burbank, CA
$17.50 - $22.00 an hour - Full-time


Burbank, CA

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  • Paid sick time

Full job description

Medical Assistant

Burbank Urgent Care has been serving the greater Burbank community from our present location for over 35 years. Our purpose is to provide convenient, cost-effective, and the highest-quality urgent care services to the surrounding community. As an independent and physician-owned clinic, we can provide a more intimate and personal service than a large corporate medical chain with all its bureaucracy. Our goal is to evolve and continually strive to improve our services to meet the medical needs of our community.

This is a full-time position with 10 hour variable shifts with rotating weekends.

Evenings, weekends, and holiday availability required.

Position Summary:

The Medical Assistant will provide supplemental nursing care, in conjunction with/under the supervisor.

Reports to:

  • Directly to the Practice Administrator and CEO
  • Partners and Medical Professionals have indirect oversight as well

Responsibilities: Medical Assistant duties will consist of, but not be limited to;

  • Prepare patients for surgery.
  • Bring patient to admitting area, communicate proper procedural dress to patient, assist patient with placing belongings in patient belonging bag, help tie gown or place socks on patient’s feet, bring blanket to patient and ensure patient is as comfortable as possible in pre-op.
  • Assist patient in standing or dressing after procedure if needed.
  • Move gurneys and chairs as needed to maintain surgery schedule and patient flow. Required to obtain assistance when moving patients unable to assist in moving themselves, unless patient is in wheelchair or on a gurney.
  • Will be required to push patients in wheelchairs or on a gurney.
  • Walk patients out to car.
  • Prepare and maintain instruments and supplies for treatments.
  • Operate sterilizers according to manufacturer’s guidelines and following proper procedures. Label and documents all forms, stickers, charts, graphs, etc. that are involved in l sterilization and quality assurance according to policy.
  • Assist with turnover and cleaning of treatment rooms.
  • Preventative maintenance and logs on equipment, as directed by the manager.
  • Order medical supplies when necessary.
  • Daily checks with stocking the center in its entirety.
  • Intake and stock of supplies and deliveries, verify with packing slips, and distribute to designated areas.
  • Maintain strict patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements.
  • Assist staff with duties as needed.
  • Adhere to regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Present a professional image when representing service to patients and personnel.
  • Attend required staff meetings and in-services.

Medical Assistant Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have CMA certification
  • Must have current BLS certification.
  • Has full command of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • Must possess the physical ability and perceptive acuity (e.g. visual, hearing) to satisfactorily perform all direct and indirect care functions.
  • Meets the needs of services as demanded by the surgical schedule, particularly when overtime hours and time changes become necessary.
  • May be expected to life twenty-five pounds without assistance. Is required to obtain assistance when moving patients unable to assist in moving, unless patient is in a wheelchair or on gurney. May be required to push patients in wheelchairs or on gurneys. Will be expected to obtain assistance when needed.

Work Environment:

  • Work area is temperate
  • Well lit
  • May use sharp edged device to remove cast
  • Moderate noise level including voices, printers, and ringing phones
  • Use of headset
  • Walking surfaces are low nap carpet, tile, and manufactured flooring

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (meaning you have received a booster OR completed your second dose of Pfizer or Moderna within the last 6 months OR completed the first dose of J&J within the last 2 months)
  • Primarily a standing and walking position
  • Up to 80% on the computer
  • Lifting requirement is normally less than 40#
  • Walking distances are occasional and no greater than 50 yards unless walking to or from the parking garage, but performed repetitively
  • Mild to moderate phone use

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.50 - $22.00 per hour


  • Paid sick time


  • 10 hour shift
  • Afternoon shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Rotating weekends

Work setting:

  • In-person
  • Urgent care center


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Medical assistant: 1 year (Required)


  • BLS Certification (Required)
  • Certified Medical Assistant (Required)

Work Location: In person