Medical Assistant / GI / FT (119)

Patient Care Support La Mesa, California


Description

Position at Metis Practice Solutions

Are you a dedicated and compassionate Medical Assistant seeking an exciting opportunity to work alongside a renowned Gastroenterologist? Dr. Michael Lajin, MD, is currently seeking a skilled Medical Assistant to join his esteemed practice in providing top-notch patient care in the field of gastroenterology. If you're passionate about healthcare, possess excellent organizational skills, and thrive in a dynamic medical environment, this position might be the perfect fit for you.

Responsibilities: 

  • Assists physicians with examinations, procedures, and other processes related to direct patient care.
  • Prepares patients for scheduled procedures, assists in patient assessment.
  • Prepares rooms with appropriate instruments, sutures, supplies, and equipment.
  • Provides proper, direct patient care in assigned areas.
  • Performs basic procedures including the application of simple dressings, perennial care, and urine tests.
  • Demonstrates a courteous, respectful, and helpful attitude when working with patients.
  • Takes patient’s vital signs, documents in the EHR system and provides personalized patient care.
  • Safely collects and handles patient lab specimens and reports results to patients by telephone.
  • Responsible for accurate administration of medications as appropriate.
  • Accountable for following clinic policies and procedures for infection control when handling and disposing of infections and/or hazardous waste materials.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to patients’ comfort and privacy and expresses interest in their progress.
  • Provides health care instructions to patients and family members.
  • Follow employee and nursing policy/procedure manuals and adhere to HIPAA and OSHA regulations.
  • Ensures accurate maintenance of patient’s medical records and that patient records are treated as confidential information.
  • Documents patient transactions, phone conversations, observations, and orders in medical records according to the clinic’s policies and procedures.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to achieve department objectives and maintain positive employee relations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Medical Assistant Certificate 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in medical terminology and computer skills.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be willing to help support front desk as needed.

 

Hourly Salary Range 

  • $18-$24 (based on experience)

Dr. Michael Lajin, MD is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.