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Company: WorkCare
Location: Avila Beach, CA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitals, Physicians Clinics

Description

Job Summary

The Medical Assistant will assist providers, most of clinic processes i.e.  testing & procedures, rooming in patients, chart management, EMR inputting, supplies purchasing & inventory, clinic & equipment upkeep, scheduling, & other clinic administrative task.  

 

Work Schedule: Monday to Thursday from 6:30AM to 500PM, flexible, based on clinic needs

 

Clinic Schedule:  6:30AM to 500PM


Responsibilities

  • Follows confidentiality and HIPAA laws, regulations, and guidelines
  • Follows Site Safety guidelines, policies and procedures for self, employees, contractors or visitors
  • Complying with governmental regulations and WorkCare policies regarding health and safety
  • Assist with clinical procedures and physical examinations (if applicable) such as Pre-placement, DOT, Respiratory Evaluations, and Fitness for Duty
  • Perform diagnostic testing such as vital signs, EKG, audiogram, pulmonary function test, vision acuity, and respirator fit testing
  • Perform laboratory duties such as phlebotomy, urinalysis, cholesterol, and blood glucose testing, and immunization
  • Perform Non-DOT Urine & Breath Alcohol collection at the Access/FFD center
  • Administer first-aid and supervised medical treatment such as suture removal, ear/eye irrigation, apply splint and dressing as directed by nurse, or other advanced providers
  • Assist with clinic projects
  • Assist with inputting medical records to EMR- Cority
  • Calibrates medical equipment at appropriate interval
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment and clinic
  • Performs clinic front-office work
  • MA is responsible for ordering and maintaining medical & office supplies
  • Performs various back office administrative functions as assigned

Qualifications

  • Education and Experience
    • Knowledge and skills equivalent to those acquired through an accredited Medical Assistant education program, including basic knowledge of medical terminology and reporting, to perform office and clinical duties
    • Occupational health experience preferred. High School diploma, GED, or equivalent acceptable with at least 2 years of directly applicable experience
    • Certification to or ability and willingness to become certified to perform supportive medical services (e.g., administer medication, audiogram, spirometry; apply and remove bandages; apply orthopedic devices; select, adjust and instruct re crutch or cane use, remove sutures, perform ear lavage, collect lab specimens, etc.)
    • Certification in phlebotomy preferred
    • Willingness and ability to obtain HIPAA certification upon hire 
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Maintain CMA and BLS certification requirements

 

  • Skills and Competencies
    • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality.
    • Strong critical thinking skills; problem solving, and decision making.
    • Must have the ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities, with attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to create and edit written materials.
    • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences.
    • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
    • Demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors and clients.
    • Strong time management, organizational, and follow-through skills.
    • Ability to meet and exceed daily and weekly individual performance goals.
    • Ability to work independently as well as assisting other team members when needed.
    • Requires regular and predictable attendance and punctuality.
    • Consistently excellent patient relations skills, including the ability to maintain confidentiality of information concerning patients
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; effective interaction with a wide variety of personnel who hold varying roles and have varying responsibilities
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision, but will not hesitate to ask questions of and/or seek information from the supervisor and other team members so that tasks can be completed correctly
    • Strong self-motivation within a team environment; proactive, high-energy, enthusiastic, "can do" work ethic; and ability to handle potentially stressful situations and tolerance for ambiguity
    • Ability to maintain punctuality and good attendance

 

  • Computer Skills
    • Proficiency with computers using the Microsoft Office suite of applications for creation as well as modification, how to access and use the Internet and an e-mail program such as Microsoft Outlook, and the use of electronic medical record systems 
  • Physical Demands
    • Requires sitting for long periods of time, working at a desk.
    • Some bending and stretching could be required.
    • Working under stress and use of computer/phone required.
    • Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard.
    • Occasionally may be required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and/or crouch.
    • May occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.

 

  • Work Environment
    • Mainly indoor, office environment conditions.
    • The noise level is usually moderate.
    • Air quality is good, and temperature is controlled.

 

This position has a salary range of $23.00-$27.00 per hour. Compensation offered will be determined by factors such as location, level, job-related knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications. 

 

Benefits for this position include paid time off; medical, dental, vision, and critical illness insurance; HSA, HRA, and FSA; life and disability insurance; EAP; 401K; legal and identify theft coverage; pet insurance and more. 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable laws. WorkCare is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment.


About WorkCare

WorkCare, Inc., is a U.S.-based, physician-directed occupational health company with global outreach.  

 

Our mission is Protecting and Promoting Employee Health…from Hire to Retire. We believe Work Matters. Health Counts. Prevention Saves. 

 

Our occupational clinicians and industry subject matter experts deliver integrated, total worker health solutions to employers in all types of industries. Our capabilities include Medical Exams & Travel program management; 24/7 Incident Intervention telehealth triage; Onsite Services & Clinics; Consulting Medical Directors; Clinical Accommodation and Leave Management support; and a full suite of COVID-19 interventions. Our Industrial Athlete and Bio-ergonomic Surveillance programs are designed to prevent and manage work-related strains and sprains.

 

Visit www.workcare.com to learn more. 


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