Certified Medical Assistant--Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA

  • The Arora Group
  • Naval Medical Center, Bob Wilson Drive, San Diego, CA, USA
  • Sep 15, 2020
Full-time   Medical Assistant (MA)

Job Description

Currently recruiting Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) in San Diego, California to provide care
for military members, retirees, and their families at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Naval
Branch Clinic, Naval Base Coronado. These are full-time positions. These job openings are for a
full-time Certified Medical Assistant's (CMA), day shifts Monday - Friday, 6:00am-5:00pm.

DUTIES OF THE CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT:
• Prepare exam rooms prior to patient's arrival.
• Obtain patient's medical record following appropriate procedures.
• Check patient's vital signs, to include temperature, respiration, pulse, weight and blood
pressure.
• Obtain and document patient's current medical history, drug history, chief complaints,
allergies and vital signs on the correct Standard Form before patient is in the exam
room.
• Assist the provider as needed during exams.
• Perform venipuncture and administer immunizations.
• Perform diagnostic procedures when ordered.
• Transport patients to other clinical areas as needed.
• Check each chart for the provider's signature, stamp, and each patient's diagnosis prior
to returning the chart to Health Records.
• After a physician has verified the medicine and dosage, the HCW shall administer
medication to patients.
• Obtain lab and x-ray results.
• Maintain exam room stock levels and perform routine maintenance of exam rooms, to
include dusting, cleaning wash basins, etc.
• Complete lab and x-ray requisitions in accordance with clinic policies.
• Enter demographic data into the computer upon patient check-in; enter diagnosis and
departing time when patient is released.
• Answer telephone and transcribe accurate messages.

QUALIFICATIONS OF THE CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT:
• Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate.
• Be a graduate from a medical assistant training program accredited by Commission on
Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), OR the Accrediting Bureau
of Health Education Schools (ABHES) of the American Medical Technologists, OR a
formal medical services training program of the United States Armed Forces. In
addition, the candidate can have graduated from a program approved by the California
 Board for Medical Assistants.
• Possess either current certification as a medical assistant by the American Association
of Medical Assistants OR registration by the American Medical Technologists
• Successful performance as a Medical Assistant within the preceding six months
performing the duties of a medical assistant relevant in a similar clinical setting
• Maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
• U.S. citizenship (required for access to Government computer systems)

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
• Excellent starting pay
• 17 days paid vacation/sick leave per year!
• 10 paid Federal holidays
• Health & Welfare benefit contributes to the cost of health insurance, short- and long-term
disability insurance
• Dental & vision plans

ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP:
The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare
services company that, for over 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women
who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and
give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and
serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability