Medical Assistant Job at South Central Family Health Center, Los Angeles, CA

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  • South Central Family Health Center
  • Los Angeles, CA

Job Description

Job Posting
Title: Medical Assistant Base Salary Range: $43,680 - $45,760 plus benefits FTE: Full-time, Non-Exempt

Our Mission: The Mission of South Central Family Health Center is to improve the quality of life for the diverse Community of inner city Los Angeles by providing affordable and comprehensive health care and education in a welcoming and multi-cultural environment. To lead the way in health care in South Los Angeles, as the premier provider and employer of choice offering comprehensive, high quality, affordable, efficient and culturally responsive services.

General Summary: The Medical Assistant will provide direct and indirect support to the provider in the delivery of patient care. Including, but not limited, to taking patient’s vitals, placing patient in exam room, assisting providers with procedures, following-up on provider’s orders (labs, referrals, etc.), and ensuring that providers have all need supplies. MA I should demonstrate knowledge of NextGen Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.

  • Triages patient, takes and records patient vital signs
  • Prepares patient and assists provider with exams and procedures as needed
  • Administers injections and diagnostic test/referrals as ordered, including immunizations, completing lab requisitions and other services ordered by the provider
  • Performs diagnostic and laboratory tests including but not limited to audiometry, Snellen, EKG, urine dip, hemocue hemoglobin, etc., according to SFCHC competency standards
  • Performs age-appropriate screenings a needed or as directed by provider
  • Collects specimens from patients for lab tests or biopsies as necessary
  • Assures efficient patient flow with ongoing assessment of provider schedule, and working with other staff to minimize patient waiting time
  • Refers patients to other practitioners as recommended by clinical staff
  • Assists Nursing staff with patient flow and with emergencies
  • Conducts pharmacy and vaccine inventory
  • In conjunction with practitioners, ensure medical forms reflect actual patient procedures performed and are completed accurately and filed in the day folder at end of each day
  • All medical forms are completed accurately by day’s end and entered into day folder
  • Assures efficient patient flow with ongoing assessment of provider schedule, and working with other staff to minimize patient waiting time
Qualifications and Certifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Completion of a formal Medical Assistant Certificate from an accredited program required
  • Medical Assistant Diploma/Certificate
  • Current BLS Certification required
Top benefits or perks: As a team member at South Central Family Health Center, you’ll enjoy competitive wages and generous benefits:Job Posting
  • Benefits: Health care, dental, life insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement plan
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Career development: Entry-level employees have opportunities to work in management, HR or other areas of the company.
Contact/application information: To apply please visit South Central Family Health Center’s website at:

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