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Medical Assistant (MA) OR Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Health Care, Skilled Craft/Trade, Student Affairs

The Medical Assistant (MA) OR Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) performs back office duties including obtaining patient history; performing vital signs, phlebotomy, and preparing laboratory specimens; preparing patient for exam; assisting the practitioner; and providing patient education. This position assists with general office duties, telephones, data entry, and utilizes medical software program and PeopleSoft computer program. As a staff member in the Student Affairs department who works closely with students, this person serves as a Christian role model to students.

Duties

  • Direct Patient Care: Under the direct supervision of a medical provider, assists in the care of student's illness and injuries; perform diagnostic tests; obtain vital signs; collect laboratory specimens; instruct and prepare patients for examination and diagnostic procedures; assist the practitioner in examination; and perform special procedures to include phlebotomy, minor surgery, orthopedics, ECGs, injections, centrifuging specimens, and autoclaving.
  • Under the direction of the Medical Director and Clinic Nurse Supervisor of the Student Health Center, perform all routine back office medical procedures as outlined in the Back Office Manual; assure reliance of in-house test procedures and correct handling/processing of lab specimens; and understand and follow guidelines of HIPAA policy for patient confidentiality.
  • Perform follow-up patient care duties such as arranging for medical referrals to community resources utilizing the student's medical insurance as appropriate, contacting patients as requested by the practitioners, recommending appropriate follow-up care for symptoms, and ER/urgent care visits.
  • Perform front office duties that include telephone call management, opening and closing the clinic, computer and data entries, making appointments, checking patients in and out, filling in for the front office staff when needed, and following procedures for all back office paperwork including lab work, weekly and monthly log checks, and documentation of care.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Certificate from an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR current California Licensed Vocational Nurse.  Experience with rooming patients, phlebotomy, ECG applications, and administering immunizations and injections. Experience with computers and printer/scanner/fax machine, and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google office suite. The MA / LVN must also have a personal faith in Jesus Christ, active involvement in a local church (member of a congregation of the Churches of Christ preferred), and demonstrate support for the Christian mission of the University with a desire to help students develop lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Preferred: Two years of recent (within the last three years) experience as an MA or LVN in an acute/outpatient setting. Experience in a primary or urgent care setting. Familiarity with Electronic Health Records

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening.

This is a regular, nonexempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

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