Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Los Angeles, CA

Description

Now hiring Medical Assistants for contract positions. The pay rate is $16.50 per hour.

Our Medical Assistants may work in various facilities including pharmacies, clinics, hospitals, or assisted living centers working as part of a vaccination team. Duties may include both administrative and clinical (detailed below). Assignments may last up to 6 months.

Administrative Duties

  • Managing office telephone systems, including answering calls and returning messages.
  • Scheduling patient appointments and maintaining communication to confirm future appointments.
  • Documenting patients' medical information, including medical history and health insurance information.
  • Performing data entry tasks to document patient records within facility databases and maintaining patient files.
  • Coordinating daily office activities, greeting patients and checking patients in and out for their appointments.

Clinical duties

Medical assistants may be responsible for performing a variety of clinical tasks, depending on the size and needs of their workplace. Some common clinical tasks these professionals do can include:

  • Administering COVID vaccinations under the direction of a supervising physician.
  • Recording patients' vital signs, documenting physicians' notes and changes in medical conditions.
  • Taking tissue and fluid samples and sending them in for laboratory analysis.
  • Prepping exam rooms for clinical procedures and assisting practitioners with patient care.
  • Assisting physicians during routine checkups, outpatient procedures and other physical exams.
  • Monitoring and documenting patient symptoms for physicians' review during clinical exams.
  • Providing compassionate patient support and care, attention and assistance during office visits.
  • Preparing and administering medications under the direction of a supervising physician.

 

Certification & Experience Required

  • Clinical training from a vocational college or technical institute.
  • CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year working in a medical setting.
  • Minimum 1 year performing basic clinical tasks.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with digital records systems.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.