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Medical Assistant (Temporary)

Company: Upperline Health
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

About UsUpperline Health launched in 2017 and is one of the nation's leading comprehensive and coordinated lower extremity healthcare organizations. Upperline Health provides the highest quality integrated health services to more patients in need through a skilled and compassionate team. We specialize in targeting patients at risk of developing complications and intervening earlier with an innovative care management approach to prevent more serious consequences. Upperline Health is based out of Nashville, TN and currently has practices in Alabama, California, Florida, Indiana, and Tennessee.BenefitsComprehensive benefit options include medical, dental and vision, 401K and PTO.Uniforms are providedAbout the Medical AssistantUpperline Health California is seeking an energetic, compassionate, driven Medical Assistant to assist our physicians in delivering complex health services in the clinic setting. This person will work out of our Chula Vista practice. The Medical Assistant will be responsible for supporting the physician with a range of clinical and administrative tasks. Responsibilities will be varied, and candidates will be multi-talented, flexible problem solvers who are eager to tackle complex problems and tasks. Ideal candidates will have podiatry or orthopedic experience and bilingual (Spanish) is preferred.Medical Assistant ResponsibilitiesReview of medical history and medication reconciliation into electronic charts in the EMR systemIntake of history of present illnessEnsure accurate charting for the physicianProvide patient care under the direction of a podiatric physician including, but not limited to obtaining vitals, minor in-office procedures, bandaging, DME fitting, taking and developing x-rays, performing prep work for all in-house surgery and assisting in the exam room as requiredCleaning and maintaining treatment rooms and equipment including sterilization of instruments and sterile tray set upComplete paperwork required for disability or excuse notesMay be requested to support and perform other duties as determined by the podiatric physicianMedical Assistant Experience QualificationsPrevious experience as a Medical Assistant - experience in a healthcare clinic setting is preferredPodiatry or Orthopedic clinic experience is a plusBilingual - Spanish is highly preferredX-ray experience is a plusExcellent computer skills and strong knowledge of medical terminologyPrevious experience working in an EMR - athenahealth EMR is a plusMust be an effective communicator with excellent grammar and interpersonal skillsExceptional customer service orientation featuring an empathetic, compassionate and professional demeanor with each interactionDemonstrated experience as a motivated and dedicated team member with a stable work historyReliable transportation and the ability to pass a background check and drug test is requiredCompensationCompensation is commensurate to compensation for similar positions in the region and based on prior training and experience.Job Type: Full-time


Keywords: Upperline Health, Chula Vista , Medical Assistant (Temporary), Healthcare , Chula Vista, California

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