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Medical Assistant (part-time) - Gastroenterology

Company: Boulder Medical Center
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description
Do you enjoy working with friendly and helpful people in a positive work environment? Are you ready to embrace a career that offers a variety of learning opportunities? Are you looking to make a positive impact on peoples' lives in our community?

Consider a career in the medical field as a Medical Assistant (MA) at Boulder Medical Center (BMC). We're an independent, multi-specialty, outpatient network of providers and staff dedicated to engaging our patients in high-quality, compassionate health care. For over 70 years, BMC has been locally owned and operated, providing exceptional medical care to patients across the northwestern Front Range and surrounding communities. This unique business model is why many of our employees come and stay!

BMC is currently seeking experienced and new graduate Medical Assistant and / or College Graduates with completed four year Health Science degrees to join Gastroenterology team. This positions is part-time, working 20 hours per week.

Universal Clinical Float Job Responsibilities:

Recognizes, evaluates, and responds to emergency or unusual situations in the clinic using judgment within skill level to obtain additional help, if needed, to ensure proper medical care.
Prepares examination/treatment rooms for provider's use by ensuring that appropriate supplies, equipment, and instruments are available and ready on a daily basis. Maintains examination/treatment rooms in a neat and orderly manner.
Assists as needed and/or instructs the patient in preparation for the provider's examination and/or specific treatment.
Assists the provider with examination by anticipating needs for instruments and supplies (e.g., minor surgery, pelvic examinations, diagnostic procedures, etc.)
Performs routine procedures within skill level and certification per provider's order.
Collects specimens from patients per visit protocol or provider's order in accordance with CLIA performance standards. When ordered, performs and documents waived/non waived testing in both the electronic record and CLIA paper log. Correctly labels laboratory specimens prior to sending to the laboratory verifying lab order has been entered into patient's electronic record. When required, prints out requisition from patient's medical record to accompany specimen to lab.
Records all medical information in the patient's electronic medical record (EMR) (i.e. vitals signs, treatments, special procedures, and/or instructions), according to BMC EMR protocol.
Administers, and documents in EMR for all prescribed, OTC medications and drug samples, according to BMC EMR protocol.
Submits electronically and/or faxes new prescriptions and refill prescriptions according to provider orders in a timely manner. Records all new prescription and refill information in EMR per BMC EMR protocol.
Understands and uses Patient Portal (where applicable) for non-urgent patient communication following BMC guidelines.
Provides additional basic instructions and basic information to patients regarding medical care as ordered by the provider (i.e., use of crutches, use of specific medications, etc.)
Teaches basic procedures to patients and their families regarding specific outpatient medical care within own skill limitations as ordered by the provider.
Is available to take an "on-call" call schedule for Saturday morning shifts, as needed.

Experience and Skills
Universal Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to recognize and identify patient's symptoms and use appropriate professional judgment in course of action.
Must have reliable transportation and the ability to travel to and work at all four (5) BMC sites, as assigned.
Must be available by phone to accept assignment changes as needed.

MA -- Completion of an approved course of Medical Assistant study. Must possess current MA certification or registration from an accredited entity.
EMT -- certificate is also accepted credentials.
College Graduate -- Completion of a Health Science degree; applicant must provide a copy of their unofficial college transcripts for review by the Nursing Department for approval of MA job placement,

Previous experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinic setting, preferred.

Salary ranges:
MA -- $16.54 - $22.57 / per hour depending on experience

Job Benefits
BMC offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees that includes medical/dental/vision, flexible spending, company-paid life insurance and STD as well as voluntary benefits, RTD EcoPass, 401(k), Paid Time Off and 6 paid holidays annually. Part-time employees are eligible for medical/dental/vision, company-paid life insurance, voluntary benefits, RTD EcoPass, and 401(k).

Keywords: Boulder Medical Center, Boulder , Medical Assistant (part-time) - Gastroenterology, Healthcare , Boulder, Colorado

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