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Bilingual in Spanish - Medical Assistant-

Company: TrueCare
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Job Description:

TrueCareJob Title: Medical Assistant - Bilingual SpanishLocation: San Marcos, CA - Adult CareMonday to Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Occasional Saturday's)$500.00 Sign On Bonus!TrueCare is more than just a place to work; it feels like home. Sound like a fit? We'd love to hear from you!Position Summary The Medical Assistant (MA) is responsible for performing routine clinical and administrative tasks. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood and administering medications. Administrative duties may include answering phone calls, registering new patients, scheduling appointments, and collecting and posting fees. Essential Functions Interview patients to obtain medical information and confirm purpose of visit.Copy immunization cards of all new children or, if none available in chart, of established patients.Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms stocked, neat and clean.Sterilize instruments following sterilization guidelines and maintain accurate logs.Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; and taking blood pressure, height, weight, and temperature.Record patients' medical history, vital signs and information such as test results in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.Assist medical staff in examining and treating patients, handing them instruments and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections and removing sutures.Perform various laboratory procedures to include urine analysis, cultures, immunization, Hgb, lead levels and EKGs.Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.Perform respiratory treatments, injections, and immunizations according to TrueCare protocols or standing orders.Change dressings on wounds.Secure patient information and maintain patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records.Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians' instructions to patients.Discharge patients from visit per patient discharge protocols.Schedule appointments for patients, as needed.Refer calls to medical staff when appropriate for emergency or medical questions. Job Requirements High school diploma or equivalent.Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program.Knowledge of medical terminology, medical laboratory procedures and healthcare operations and workflow.Nice to Have Associate degree in Healthcare related courses.Bilingual in English and Spanish (may be required at some clinics).At least one (1) year of Medical Assistant experience.Six (6) months experience with documentation in an EHR system.Phlebotomy training. Licenses May be required to float and/or travel between all TrueCare sites and locations therefore CA Driver's License and clean driving record required. Certifications Medical Assistant CertificateCurrent Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Healthcare Providers TrueCare requires employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation obligations. " The State of California released a new order requiring all staff in healthcare settings to be fully boostered by March, 1 2022. At Truecare, we put your health first. Our compassionate team understands your needs and provides a heartfelt welcome to each and every person who walks through our doors.Visit truecare.org to learn more! Health Inside. Come in! Salud Adentro. Bienvenido!TrueCare is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. PI191310079

Keywords: TrueCare, San Marcos , Bilingual in Spanish - Medical Assistant-, Healthcare , San Marcos, California

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