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Medical Assistant

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92113

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Job Posting End Date: Until Filled 

Shift:                               1st

Security Clearance:      No Clearance






Provides support for the Manager of the Medical department in all phases of patient care.  Directs visitors and injured employees to appropriate area or medical personnel.  Monitors the accuracy of documents for medical records and Workers’ Compensation. Works under the direction of the M.D. or Physician Assistant.  Reports to the Supervisor of the Medical department.  Interacts with all levels within the company, as well as outside providers.




  • Acquires and maintains accurate information regarding employees’ injuries and, subsequently, employees’ follow up exams.  Under supervision of medical provider, renders first aid to injured employees per department procedure manual protocol.
  • Triages and evaluates injury severity for purpose of patient flow and treatment.
  • Treats minor first aid wounds and does dressing changes with proper chart documentation. 
  • Responds and maintains radio contact with EMTs/Firemen on emergency calls.
  • Prepares patients for exams and maintains back office flow.
  • Answer telephones, takes and relays messages, answers questions related to the Medical Department.  Performs related general duties such as filing and sorting.
  • Responsible for archiving and inventory off all Medical records and x-rays for the Dept.
  • Responsible for Respirator Fit-Test program, training and supervising of light duty staff in relation to Respirator Fit-Test Program. Ordering and maintaining supplies.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


Responsible for providing the highest quality medical care available to NASSCO employees and co-workers in our in-house facility.



  • High School diploma or equivalent. Must have completed or graduated from an accredited Medical Assistant Program. Certificate in Medical Assistant.
  • Venipuncture certified and CPR certified.
  • 4 to 6 years of experience as a Medical Assistant or equivalent experience in front and back office.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office,  Microsoft Word,  Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint 




Requires extended periods of standing, walking, and sitting (8 hours per day).  Requires ability to use hands and fingers to handle objects and do paperwork.  Must be able to speak and hear effectively.  Work environment is office-type setting, a fast pace at times.  Noise level is usually moderate.




Responsible for providing the highest quality medical care available to NASSCO employees and co-workers in our in-house facility.



Pay Scale: $45,000 - $61,700


This pay range is a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role. It takes into account the wide range of factors considered in making compensation decisions; including but not limited to skill sets, experience, training, and education. General Dynamics NASSCO also provides a variety of benefits including medical & dental insurance coverage, 401(k) retirement savings plan, flexible spending accounts/HSAs, life and disability insurance, company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), wellness coaching, and an onsite health services. 


General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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