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Medical Assistant II

Company: Port of Long Beach
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

DESCRIPTION

Accepting online applications from June 3, 2021 until June 10, 2021 at 4:30PM PDT.

The City of Long Beach, Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting for a Medical Assistant II in the Physician Services Bureau's Clinical Services Division. Reporting to a Registered Nurse II in the HIV Care Clinic, this position will assist licensed staff in the reading of diagnostic and therapeutic services necessary for the care and treatment of individuals with HIV infection. In addition, this position will be cross-trained and provide support in the Tuberculosis and Sexual Health Clinics. This position is located at the Main Health Department, 2525 Grand Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Assists health care providers with procedures and exams, patient education, translation of health information, outreach, and linkage services;
  • Assists with specimen collection and front office clerical back-up;
  • Compiles and enters HIV statistical/patient data in NextGen;
  • Cross-trains with the Tuberculosis and Sexual Health Clinics;
  • Orders supplies and maintains inventory, manages medical information, filing, and assists with patient referrals;
  • Prepares examination rooms, instruments, injections, and supplies;
  • Follows required safety protocols including handling and disposal of sharps;
  • Provides phlebotomy services;
  • Prepares medical charts;
  • Assists with HIV/STD Counseling and Testing and Partner Counseling and Referral Services as needed; and,
  • Performs other related duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS TO FILE

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent certification.
  • Willingness and ability to obtain a certification of phlebotomy within 3 months of appointment.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Phlebotomy License.
  • Professional experience working for an HIV/STD program.
  • Valid Medical Assistant Certification.
  • Bilingual skills (Khmer, Spanish, and/or Tagalog).

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL DEMONSTRATE:

  • Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, be flexible, and manage multiple assignments within a fast-paced working environment.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and knowledge of California HIPAA regulations.
  • Experience working with diverse groups and populations.
  • Knowledge of community services in the Long Beach and Los Angeles areas.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers including email, internet, and office productivity software (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel and electronic health record systems).

SELECTION PROCEDURE

Accepting online applications from June 3, 2021 until June 10, 2021 at 4:30PM PDT.

To be considered, please apply under "Current Openings" with your cover letter and resume as PDF attachments at: www.longbeach.gov/jobs

Applications will be reviewed for depth and breadth of experience, and for level and relatedness of education. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in further selection procedures. The selected candidates will be required to go through a background check, including a review of driver license information, and a physical examination prior to appointment. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements, including submission of all required attachments, will not be considered.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY:

The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value and encourage diversity in our workforce. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired, or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-4086.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.

Keywords: Port of Long Beach, Long Beach , Medical Assistant II, Other , Long Beach, California

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