Medical Assistant

Palomar Health Medical Group
Escondido, CA
United States

Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Accepts NHA Certifications
From $18 To $25.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description
Palomar Health Medical Group is currently hiring Medical Assistants in North County San Diego, CA. We have openings in multiple departments including Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Rheumatology, General Surgery, etc.
Under the supervision of an RN, LVN, physician assistant or physician, ensure quality patient care in clinic setting. Registers patients and inputs data in computer system, vital signs and health screening. Able to schedule, with good phone and customer service skills.
  • Prepares rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment.
  • Provides appropriate, direct patient care in assigned area(s).
  • Takes patient's vital signs and provides personal care to patients.
  • Opens sterile supplies and sets up for procedures.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patient's comfort and privacy and expresses interest in their progress.
  • Ensures accurate maintenance of patient's medical records and that patient records are treated as confidential information.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to achieve department objectives and maintain good employee relations, interdepartmental objectives, and infection control policies.
  • Assists physicians with examinations, procedures and other processes related to direct patient care.
  • Provides health care instruction to patient and family members.
  • Documents transactions, phone conversations, observations, and orders in medical record according to policy and procedure of clinic.
  • Responsible for following clinic policies and procedures for infection control in handling and disposing of infectious/hazardous waste materials.
  • Responsible for accurate administration of medications as appropriate and collection/handling of lab specimens.

Job Requirements
Minimum Education: Successful completion of Medical Assistant Certificate program with relevant front and back office experience
Minimum Experience: 1-2 years of MA experience
Preferred Experience: Bilingual - Spanish
Required Certification: American Heart Association recognized BLS - Heartsaver
Preferred Certification: NHA CCMA
Palomar Health Medical Group
Gina Stabile

United States