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Medical Assistant TEMP - Optometry

Company: Clinica Sierra Vista
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Clinica Sierra Vista is excited to be one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Nation! We're honored to serve the men and women of the fields. We also offer care and support to the inner city, the rural and isolated, those of low, moderate, and fixed incomes, and families from an array of cultural backgrounds who speak several languages. We don't inquire about immigration status because we simply don't need to know. If you come to us, we will treat you like any other patient. As we grow our team, we are looking for individuals who believe the patient is always #1. Why work for us?

  • Competitive pay which matches your abilities and experience
  • Health coverage for you and your family
  • Generous number of vacation days per year
  • A robust wellness plan and health club discounts
  • Continuing education assistance to grow and further your talents
  • 403(B) plan with company matching Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you! Please review the job details below and then click "apply."We're looking for someone to join our team as a Temporary Medical Assistant who:The Medical Assistant - Optometry serves as a direct assistant to the optometrist at Clinica Sierra Vista and is the principal staff member responsible for conducting pre-testing and special testing as well as processing patient's information through the electronic medical record. The position requires an individual who can function independently, respect the confidentiality of our patient's problems, and multitask in fast paced environment.Essential Functions:
    • Input patient's information through the organization's electronic health record accurately and efficiently.
    • Manage continuous patient flow by effectively communicating with team members and providers.
    • Prepare exam equipment in the morning/closing.
    • Checking optometric supplies/contact lens inventory weekly and ordering supplies/contact lens trials as needed.
    • Assist the doctor by conducting pre-testing and special testing efficiently and accurately.
    • Inputting medication orders and counseling patients effectively on any use of medications, if needed.
    • Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting when needed.
    • Disinfect and wipe down all equipment in between patients.
    • Keep work area, products, and equipment clean and organized.
    • Performs other duties as may be required. See attachment for full job description. You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
      • High school graduate and completion of accredited Medical Assistant Program required.
      • Current CPR card required.
      • Current CA driver's license and clean driving record required.
      • Bilingual/fluent in Spanish preferred.
      • Must adhere to Clinica Sierra Vista's employee health/immunization requirements or provide a valid exemption request for subsequent approval.Clinica Sierra Vista values human rights, goodwill, respect, inclusivity, equality, and recognizes that the organization derives its strength from a rich diversity of thoughts, ideas, and contributions. As leaders in healthcare industry, we aspire to be an employer of choice by promoting an organizational culture that reflects these core values. We seek to attract, develop, and retain a talented and dedicated workforce where people of diverse races, genders, religions, cultures, political affiliations and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers our employees to provide the highest level of service to our community of residents and businesses; they're counting on us.Clinica Sierra Vista is an equal opportunity employer and strives to attract qualified applicants from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create an environment that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our workforce. We welcome you to join our team!

Keywords: Clinica Sierra Vista, Bakersfield , Medical Assistant TEMP - Optometry, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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