Redwood City, CA| Medical Assistant
The Medical Assistant assists in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of an urgent care provider. Manages the check-in and registration process, interview patients, measures vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height), and records information on patients' charts. May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
- High School Diploma required.
- Medical assistant experience required.
- EKG, venipuncture, strapping & splinting, wound care, perform rapid testing such as strep, mono, flu, UA, required.
- Front desk experience preferred, preferred.
- Must have at least one of the following: AAMA, RMA, NCCT, ABR-OE or CPOE Certification.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Basic Medical Assistant duties.
- Ability to type quickly, basic computer knowledge.
- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Detail oriented, able to rely on experience and judgment to perform a variety of tasks, participate on a team, and accomplish goals.
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
- Able to interact and treat all persons with fairness, respect and sensitivity to cultural/social differences.
- Experience with electronic medical records.
- Maintain a welcoming environment for people.
- Hospitality, check in and registration.
- Verifying insurances.
- Collecting and processing co-pays.
- Taking vital signs and documenting findings in the medical records.
- Performing and documenting daily controls and calibrations of laboratory equipment when needed.
- Assisting providers with special procedures and exams, including ensuring the patient is properly prepared for examination by the provider and assisting the patient after the examination or procedure.
- Work with radiology technologist on clinical/reception tasks, stocking and cleaning rooms All other duties as assigned.
Note: this job description is not inclusive of all the duties of the position. You may be asked by leaders to perform other duties. Management reserves the right to revise this position description at any time.
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GoHealth Urgent Care has outstanding urgent care career opportunities in Connecticut, Missouri, New York City, San Francisco and the Portland-Vancouver area. And all of these positions have one thing in common: the flexibility to practice urgent care medicine the way it was meant to be, without the stress and bureaucracy of hierarchical organizations. With reasonable work hours that don’t emotionally exhaust or burn them out, providers can balance and prioritize their professional and personal lives. And our practice model helps free them from excessive paperwork and overly burdensome regulatory programs that take away from the time they could spend providing the highest-quality care for their patients.
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