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Medical Assistant

Company: Ansible Government Solutions
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOverviewAnsible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently recruiting multiple Medical Assistants to support the VA Long Beach Healthcare System (VALBHS) located at 5901 East 7th Street, Long Beach, CA 90822. Multiple shift schedules are available. Over-time hours may be required. Competitive compensation packages with full benefits are available to qualified candidates.Medical Assistants are multi-skilled health professionals who work interdependently with other health care professionals to provide quality health care to patients. Medical Assistants are educated and trained to perform both administrative and clinical skills in the medical care environment. The Medical Assistants are directly responsible to the Nurse Manager or any other appointed supervisor in the facility.Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and information technology. To address these challenges, we employ intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers' success as if it is their own.ResponsibilitiesIn any area of assignment within VALBHS, Medical Assistants provide direct and indirect treatment through assessing patient status and determining priorities. It also requires exercising independent judgment, organizational skills, communication skills, and the ability to utilize an interdisciplinary approach in the provision of care. Services to be provided include, but not limited to the following:

  • Medical Assistant personnel will be required to have basic typing and PC computer skills with ability to enter clinical assessment in an electronic medical record. Documentation and ordering of patient care will be done electronically on the VISTA computer system. As a part of the orientation process, personnel will be required to request and obtain an access code to the VISTA computer system. At which time, personnel will have access to training.
  • Organizational Relationship: Medical Assistants are subject to the professional direction of the Chief, or designee.
  • Functions: Medical Assistants function within the policies of VALBHS, Medical Assistant services will be directed to the needs of the hospital.
  • The need for the Medical Assistant is to provide coverage to the inpatient areas including intensive care unit, direct observation unit and medical surgical telemetry.
  • Provide required Phlebotomy needs to promote the program's need.
  • Perform required Electrocardiograms (ECGs) and any other support related tests.
  • Ensure that the inpatient ward's needs are met in a support capacity to enhance patient care.
  • Comply with the objectives and policies of the hospital.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members to provide appropriate care in accordance with unit standards.
  • May be required to work beyond regularly expected shifts as needed in various patient care units as assigned by department head or nursing supervisor to assist in any related task associated with their skill level.
  • Performs basic Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as bathing, turning, dressing etc.
  • Transporting patients using electric gurneys.
  • Provide up to 1:1 observation for patients that require close monitoring.Qualifications
    • High School graduate or equivalent
    • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
    • Basic certification in Phlebotomy procedures, California CPT license is preferred
    • Basic recognition of arrythmia course/certification
    • One (1) year of Medical Assistant work experience is requiredAll candidates must be able to:
      • Sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, twist, and reach above shoulders during the work shift
      • Lift up to 50 lbs from floor to waist
      • Lift up to 20 lbs
      • Carry up to 40 lbs a reasonable distance
      • Push/pull with 30 lbs of forcePowered by JazzHRBbVmdf1T5E

Keywords: Ansible Government Solutions, Long Beach , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Long Beach, California

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