Medical Assistant ($500.00 Sign on bonus)
Company: BoulderCentre for Orthopedics
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Job description: The Medical Assistant functions as a member of the
patient care team performing medical assisting duties. Under
general supervision the Medical Assistant (MA) assists provider
with patient care and all back-office duties. Ensures smooth work
and patient flow within the clinic. Job Type: Full-time Salary
Range: $17.00 - $25.00 per hour Sign-on Bonus: $500 Essential Job
- Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned, including
but not limited to: understanding provider's routine by
anticipating needs to ensure smooth workflow and patient care;
assisting in exam and treatment of patients under the direction of
physician; updating intake information in EMR; performing
screenings per provider guidelines; preparing treatment room by
setting up instruments and equipment based on nature of visit (ex.
injections); completing incoming and outgoing calls to
appropriately address patient needs; documenting pertinent
information according to practice protocols; charting and reviewing
patient intake and follow protocols to satisfy MIPS measures.
- Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned, including but
not limited to: sending/receiving patient medical records;
obtaining lab/imaging/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral
information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed;
scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient
demographics and PHI to coordinate patient care; managing and
updating EMR to ensure complete and accurate patient record.
- Fulfills environmental responsibilities as assigned, including
but not limited to: cleaning exam/procedure rooms, instruments, and
equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control;
ordering, sorting, storing supplies; and restocking exam/procedure
rooms; maintaining appearance of POD per practice policies.
- Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned, including
but not limited to: respecting/promoting patient and staff rights;
responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems
relating to patients and/or staff with appropriate personnel,
ensuring HIPAA compliance.
- Fulfills clinical medical assisting responsibilities as
applicable per state law, including but not limited to:
medical/surgical asepsis, sterilization, and autoclaving; taking
appropriate vital signs and metrics; DME fitting and/or casting as
necessary; clinical pharmacology; prescription verifications with
physician's orders; minor surgery assists including surgical tray
set-up pre/post-surgical care, dressings and suture removal;
biohazard waste disposal and monitoring; instructing patients with
assistive devices, body mechanics, and home care; laboratory
procedures under Occupational Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA) guidelines; quality control methods; emergency triage, and
first aid. Must adhere to the MA scope of practice in the
- Other duties as assigned. Education: High school diploma or
general equivalency diploma (GED), medical assistant diploma or
certification from an accredited vocational institution or a
community college course in medical assisting preferred.
Experience: One year of recent experience working in a medical
facility as a medical assistant and/or documented evidence of
externship completed in a medical office preferred. Demonstrated
ability to take vital signs, venipuncture, and injections.
Performance Requirements: Knowledge:
- Knowledge of health care field and medical office
- Knowledge of specific assisting tasks related to particular
- Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and
- Skill in performing medical assistance tasks
- Skill in diplomacy and tact in interpersonal interactions.
- Skill in understanding patient education needs by effectively
sharing information with patients and families. Abilities:
- Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care
- Ability to project a pleasant and professional image while
working in team-oriented environment.
- Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete delegated tasks.
- Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with
others. Equipment Operated: Standard medical exam/office equipment
including computerized health information management system for
medical records. Work Environment: Combination of medical office
and exam/procedure room settings. Well-lighted, well-ventilated,
adequate space. Physical Requirements: Must be able to use
appropriate body mechanics techniques when making necessary patient
transfers and helping patients with walking, dressing, etc. Must be
able to lift up to 30 pounds of supplies. Occasional stress from
dealing with many staff and patients. BoulderCentre for Orthopedics
is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran
status. COVID-19 considerations:
We follow CDC recommendations for a safe working environment.
Masks, hand sanitizer and social distancing. COVID-19 vaccination
required to be considered for this position
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