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Medical Assistant Float - Stanislaus, Merced, and San Joaquin Counties

Company: Golden Valley Health Centers
Location: Ceres
Posted on: November 13, 2021

Job Description:

The Medical Assistant (MA) Float performs nursing procedures and patient registration tasks and procedures. The MA Float reports to the Center Manager. The MA Float is required to travel on a regular basis to all GVHC sites.

Schedule is Monday - Saturday, 8:00am - 5:00pm (May Vary)

This position works at all clinics located in Stanislaus, Merced, and San Joaquin Counties.

Starting at $16.25 an hour + daily bonus and mileage

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Demonstrates effective communication and problem- skills.

Works within a team care environment to provide excellent patient care services within scope of practice as established by the Medical Board of California.

Coordinates duties with Back Office Supervisor (BOS) and from licensed providers, RNs, LVNs, Director of Nursing (DON), Director of Operations (DOO), Quality Improvement/Assurance staff, GVHC trainers and Senior Leadership.

Pre-visit planning in collaboration with patient

Creating opportunities for patient access

Communicating effectively with care team throughout the day

Maintaining efficient patient care flow throughout the day

Providing continuity of care for the patient within the care team for that day

Collect and record patient data for vital signs, height, weight, and basic medical history

Medication and vaccine administration

Specimen collection and in-house diagnostic tests

Uncomplicated wound care and suture removal

Non-invasive treatments (e.g. ear lavage)

Removal of splints and orthotics

Application of prefabricated orthopedic appliances

Assisting in ambulation and transfers

Patient preparation for procedures and assisting provider in such

Provide patient instructions and education upon authorization of the provider

Emergency first aid and CPR

Nail cutting in healthy patients

Fit prescription lenses or use any optical device in connection with ocular exercises, visual training, vision training, or orthoptics

Records performance of authorized patient treatment and care in the medical record, consistent with GVHC protocols

Participates in staff education and training activities in collaboration with back office training staff.Maintains required competencies as established.

Assists in facility management including keeping patient areas clean and safe

Assists in responding to and resolving patient complaints as needed.

Proactively assumes responsibility for continuous improvement activities and is receptive to accepting other job duties as assigned and as delegated.

Min. Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE OF: Basic MA and back office procedures and medical terminology.

SKILLS: Basic computer skills and data entry skills; excellent communication skills.

ABILITY TO: Handle multiple priorities, build positive relationships, maintain a positive attitude and a warm and friendly demeanor; efficiently work in a team environment; travel to all sites is required, including during the workday.

Physical Demands

Lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and push 100 pounds on wheels. Specific vision abilities include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. High manual dexterity. Reach above shoulder level, bend, squat, sit, stand, stoop, crouch, reach, kneel, twist/turn, and good finger sensation.Hearing adequate for phone work and clear speech for staff and patient communication.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually average.

Education/Experience Requirements

High School Diploma Required

Medical Assisting certificate from an accredited program

Current AHA BLS certification

Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

Drivers license and clear DMV record

Keywords: Golden Valley Health Centers, Ceres , Medical Assistant Float - Stanislaus, Merced, and San Joaquin Counties, Healthcare , Ceres, California

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