LAFC Medical Assistant

    Updated 9 days ago
    Los Alamos, NM 87544
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Los Alamos Medical Center is a community Hospital located in the beautiful mountain community of Los Alamos, NM, surrounded by the powerful Jemez Mountains.  Los Alamos is a health oriented community that is proud to have its own ski hill, golf course, aquatic center where Olympic swim teams train, the best schools in the state of NM, outstanding hiking trails, is a very safe community and is the home of Los Alamos National Labs.  Local historical and beautiful sites (Santa Fe, Taos) are within an hour’s drive of Los Alamos.


    Los Alamos Medical Center is committed to its quality initiatives and a culture of safety, is invested in the growth of its staff and thus supports ongoing education, certifications and other ongoing learning, and   extends numerous recognition programs to all of its staff.


    Under the supervision of physician or nurse, assists with performing patient assessments and treatments.

    Performs basic diagnostic procedures and specimen collection. Monitors and communicates changes in patient condition. Documents patient care given.

    Maintains equipment and medical supplies, including reordering, stocking, cleaning, and troubleshooting. Maintains examination areas.

    Performs administrative or clerical duties as assigned, including filing, reception, scheduling, data entry, and patient registration.


    Minimum Education
    High school diploma or equivalent required


    Required Skills
    Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

    Basic Life Support (BLS) must obtain within 90 days of hire

    New hires will have ninety (90) days from date of hire to obtain American Heart Association 
    certifications. Notwithstanding this ‘grace period’ for obtaining American Heart Association
    certifications, employees are not excused from being current in any and all existing certifications
    that are required for their position as outlined in the position job description.

    Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
    Posting ID: 620947380Posted: 2021-05-04Job Title: Medical