WorkCare

Medical Assistant

US-San Diego
Job ID
2017-1088
# of Openings
1
Category
Medical Assistant

Overview

As the nation’s largest physician-owned and managed occupational health care company, WorkCare has provided occupational healthcare services to some of the world’s most prominent organizations since 1984.

 

At WorkCare, we believe health care that harmonizes with your company’s environment and business objective is better care. Our clients benefit from an extensive selection of wellness resources suitable to their individual needs with more than 3,500 clinic providers nationwide and a growing international clinic provider network. Through our comprehensive medical services, we maximize the health and safety of more than 1,000,000 workers per year on a worldwide basis. Our board-certified occupational health physicians are passionate about delivering our mission to improve employee health, productivity and safety through physician managed consulting services, technology-based information systems and customer-focused business models. From preventative programs to primary care, medical surveillance and health management, we have created a standard of excellence that improves quality of life, generates cost-effective care and improves the health care of the workforce




As an integrated health provider, WorkCare is at the forefront of helping employers meet the challenges of managing today’s workforce. WorkCare is owned by a physician who, along with a team of allied credentialed health professionals, provide strategic and tactical consulting services and programs to:

 

  • Improve workforce productivity
  • Enhance employee health
  • Maintain regulatory compliance
  • Mitigate health-cost drivers
  • Advocate positive health behaviors

We encourage employee growth and professional development and believe in the value of life-long learning. Employee input into our business is valued, as we believe that everyone has a unique role to play.

 

We are currently looking for a Full Time Medical Assistant to join our team in San Diego, CA.

 

Responsibilities

Administrative

  • Respond to clinic emails, answers phones, call in / mail test results and bills
  • Establishes schedules, task assignments and allocation of manpower, space and equipment to ensure conformance with clinic commitments
  • Maintain patient and client charts for testing and fees
  • Orders medical supplies and pharmaceuticals as needed
  • Keeps accurate inventory records monthly and ensures expired supplies are replaced
  • Maintains records or databases as necessary for regulatory and client exam compliance
  • Enter and edit patient information in electronic database such as scheduling, encounters, procedures and demographics
  • Process invoices to be billed to clients and forward them to WorkCare after reviewing correctness
  • Forwards vendor invoices to be paid to WorkCare

 

 

Clinical

  • Assist with clinical procedures and physical examinations
    • Preplacement, DOT, respiratory evaluations, travel consults and exams, treadmill stress tests and fitness for duty
  • Perform diagnostic testing such as vital signs, EKG, audiogram, pulmonary function test, vision acuity, and respirator fit testing
  • Perform drug tests
  • Perform Wellness Examination (body fat, aerobic capacity assessment, upper body strength, etc.) and counseling (diet, exercise, tobacco cessation, etc.)
  • Perform laboratory duties such as phlebotomy, urinalysis, cholesterol and blood glucose testing, and immunization.
  • Calibrates medical equipment at appropriate interval
  • Performs sterilization of medical equipment as required for BBP compliance
  • Replaces expired medications and supplies as necessary
  • Ensures adequate medical supplies on hand

Qualifications

A strong clinical knowledge base is required to perform the duties and responsibilities of this positionThus the following technical knowledge and skills are required:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • At least 2 years of medical assistant experience
  • Experience working in Occupational Health preferred
  • 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.
  • Medical Assistant Certification preferred
  • Must have current BLS/CPR
  • Certification to or ability and willingness to become certified to perform supportive medical services (e.g., administer medication, audiogram, spirometry, respirator fit testing, pulmonary function testing, etc.)
  • Consistent 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 patients
  • 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.
  • Ability to learn new software as needed
  • 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; 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.

 

EOE/M/F/D/V

 

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