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Medical Assistant

Company: Clinica Family Health
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

This job exists to: Provide pro-active clinical support while assisting the clinician in meeting patient care follow-up, exam room set up and meeting organizational goals. *Must be bilingual in Spanish and English. No certification required.* ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides patient services not requiring the need of a provider, according to established protocols.
Assists providers with patient care in a professional manner:
Assists providers with patient follow-up.
Schedules/Reschedules follow up patient appointments.
Documents patient vital signs, medications, interventions (tobacco use, screen for drug use, LMP, immunizations, etc.) and allergies during each visit in medical record.
Anticipates provider needs, in house/outside labs, and prep patient according to the visit type.
Provides follow up and patient education services to patients.
Completes tasks related to patient visit as necessary such as documentation required for the Cancer Screening Program, scheduling, imaging studies, and other tasks as needed.
Assures stocking and exam room set up is completed prior to each visit and cleaned up after each visit. Washes instruments and cleans room after last session.
Opening and closing lab, including autoclaving and packaging of instrument.
Assists with orientation and training of new medical assistants.
Prepares appropriate set up for procedures according to established protocol and may assist as requested by the provider.
Inventory instruments on a regular basis.
Assists other teams when needed to assure appropriate MA coverage.
Request support from professional staff when required.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
Knowledgeable regarding immunizations as recommended by the CDC as well as administration techniques for pediatric through adult patients.
Completes and passes an annual competency assessment including age-specific criteria. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintains a safe work environment:
Implements, reviews, applies and actively enforces the clinic's safety policies.
Supports the safety program by actively looking for opportunities to improve safety practices and evaluates staff for safety practices and ergonomic issues.
Disciplines staff when safety policies are violated.
Compliance:
Knowledgeable of and compliant with laws and regulations governing area of responsibility.
Responsible for reporting any potentially non-compliant conduct.
Cooperates fully with our Compliance Officer in upholding our Compliance Plan.
Performs other duties and responsibilities, as required. SUPERVISION: No SCOPE OF AUTHORITY: This position is expected to perform responsibilities with general managerial direction.
For immediate problems, the position is responsible for independent problem solving. Progress is reviewed quarterly and results are measured and formally evaluated annually. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Graduate from medical assistant school preferred. CNA certifications are accepted.
One year experience in a medical facility preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to work in a team management system.
Bilingual in Spanish and English required.
Sensitivity to low income, ethnic minority community a must. PRINCIPAL WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Other pod members and site employees
Patients
Outside contacts such as community, other healthcare providers MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED: Medical supplies and equipment
Computer/Tablet Computer
Telephone WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Risk of exposure to blood borne pathogens
Usual medical office environment
Ability to travel from clinic to clinic as required
May require work outside of normal business hours What we offer: Competitive Vacation Time
Paid Holidays
Medical Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Plan
Retirement Plan
Flexible Spending Account
Growth Opportunities Compensation: All individual pay rates are calculated based on the candidate's experience and internal equity. Clinica will also pay any fees associated with receiving your Medical Assistant certification. Certified Medical Assistant: $20.50 - $25.50 per hour Uncertified/No Diploma Medical Assistant: Slightly below certified range COVID-19 Vaccine (Required) Religious or Medical Exemptions available via application process. Clinica Family Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Clinica Family Health, Boulder , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Boulder, Colorado

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