Job Description

  • Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
    40/hrs wk (Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm)
  • Overview

    Vista Community Clinic is a private, non-profit medical, dental, optometry, chiropracty, acupuncture, behavioral and social services center providing care in a comprehensive, high quality setting. We provide the highest quality services in clinics located in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties. We work to advance community health and hope by providing access to premier health services and education for those who need it most. We are looking for dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic team players who want to serve our population. If you are selected for this position, you will make a difference in the lives of others and every day, you will make an impact on your community. We have a very competitive compensation and benefits program which includes health, dental, vision, company-paid life, AD&D & disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a 403(B) plan, for eligible employees. VCC is an equal opportunity employer.


    Supports physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and/or nurses by taking vitals, assisting in medical examinations and other specific procedures, and providing translation services.

    • Prepare patients for examination and assist providers with the examination and/or procedure
    • Prepare patients for examination and assist providers with the examination and/or procedure
    • Take vital signs, height and weight of patients; plot growth charts; administer immunizations
    • Perform laboratory and screening tests customarily performed in a medical office such as visual acuity, audiometric screening, Snellen tests, spirometry tests and EKG’s
    • Give counseling, care and follow-up instructions, health education and materials to patients as instructed by provider



    • High school graduate or equivalent
    • Bilingual English/Spanish
    • Clinical Medical Assistant Certification indicating completion of program from an approved school or hospital
    • Minimum five years’ back office or three years’ specialty practice experience
    • Current CPR certification
    • Phlebotomy experience
    • Valid California driver’s license, vehicle insurance and reliable transportation

    Required Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

    • Knowledge of and ability to perform the full range of professional medical assistant duties
    • Knowledge of community health centers, public assistance programs, state and federal regulations and managed care systems
    • Excellent verbal and written skills necessary for communication with patients/clients, providers and other staff
    • Ability to interface with all levels of personnel in a professional manner
    • Ability to work with people of all social and ethnic backgrounds and within the constraints of government funded programs
    • Excellent customer service skills and commitment to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction
    • Emergency response capabilities for possible crisis situation
    • Ability to function in a fast-paced, noisy environment
    • Experience/familiarity with computers, Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel), business e-mail, communication systems and internet search capabilities
    • Familiar with operation of telephone, fax and copier equipment

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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