Medical Assistant (part-time) - Gastroenterology
Company: Boulder Medical Center
Posted on: November 14, 2021
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
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
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
MA -- Completion of an approved course of Medical Assistant study.
Must possess current MA certification or registration from an
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
Previous experience as a Medical Assistant in a clinic setting,
MA -- $16.54 - $22.57 / per hour depending on experience
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
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