Clinical Medical Assistant(Bilingual)-Downey, CA

Clinical Medical Assistant(Bilingual)-Downey, CA

*Must be able to speak English/Spanish*

We are a thriving and innovative medical practice that provides exceptional care to patients in our local community. We are currently seeking a Certified Medical Assistant to join our team and provide support to our dermatologists and patients. Our practice offers a warm and friendly environment where patients feel comfortable at their visit, and we are looking for someone who shares our values and commitment to excellence. In addition to a supportive work environment, this role comes with a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, visual, and dental insurance, as well as paid time off, sick days, personal days, and holidays. We believe in investing in our employees and offering them the resources they need in order to be successful in their roles.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Works as part of a team to see a patient volume of an average of up to 40 patients per day.
  • Basic scribing responsibilities.
  • Takes and documents patient HPI.
  • Removes sutures as needed.
  • Fills liquid nitrogen containers for daily use.
  • Processes RX refills and submits prior authorizations.
  • Logs pathology and transmits pathology orders to appropriate lab.
  • Updates all patient medical/surgical/family history, medications and allergies
  • Preps and assists numerous surgical procedures such as ED&Cs, shave/punch biopsies, ILK, I&D and others.
  • Assisting with cosmetic and surgical procedures such as Botox
  • Rooming patients and associated tasks like cleaning and stocking patient examination rooms and supply areas.
  • Following infection control practice
  • Completing other duties as assigned

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.

Education: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: 3-5 years of medical assistant experience, preferably in dermatology. 

Certifications & Licenses: Medical Assistant Certification

Technology Applications: Experience with EMR applications. Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle or fell objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move up to 25 pounds. Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate-controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.

Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/or medical clinic environment.