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Temporary Medical Assistant I - East Bakersfield

Company: Clinica Sierra Vista
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 20, 2023

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 Medical Assistant I who:

    The MA I will perform routine patient care, technical and supportive functions in a medical clinic setting. The Medical Assistant I will function within the scope of practice as described by the State of California Board.

    Essential Functions:
    • Perform routine patient care functions as prescribed by licensed heath care providers following established clinical protocols, policies, and procedures within their scope of education, training, and responsibilities.
    • Facilitate the practice of their assigned provider(s) by performing routine clerical functions as assigned.
    • Prepare and administer medications as directed by provider order.
    • Verify patient identity using two forms of identification. (i.e., Name and Date of Birth) as per HIPAA regulations.
    • Assist medical personnel with special procedures, minor surgical procedures, and/or diagnostic examinations.
    • Apply principles of infection control practices adopted by Clinica Sierra Vista.
    • Perform Venipuncture among other lab duties.
    • Document pertinent patient information, nursing procedures, and patient response in the Electronic Health Records System (ERH), following established guidelines and maintaining patient confidentiality.
    • Able to perform other duties as assigned and directed. Please see attachment for full job description. You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
      • Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Program Required.
      • Possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) Card required.
      • Possess and maintain a California Driver's license.
      • Venipuncture experience preferred at time of hire, competency must be obtained within one (1) year of hire date. Current staff must receive competency in venipuncture within one (1) year of the job descriptions revision date.
      • Experience in EHR Documentation is highly desired.
      • 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 , Temporary Medical Assistant I - East Bakersfield, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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