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Certified Medical Assistant I - II - Family Medicine, Landmark

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Aurora
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description
University of Colorado - CU Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine Deans Office, Community Practice Division
Certified Medical Assistant I-II Family Medicine, Landmark
Health Care Tech I-II (Open Rank)
Position #00789215 Requisition #22815
* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers
The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:
Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2
Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus
Exemptions vary by campus location/department.
Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
Anschutz Campus Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.

Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.

Consolidated/Central Services Administration Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
School of Medicine Deans Office, Community Practice Division has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Health Care Tech I II (Open Rank), Certified Medical Assistant Family Medicine, Landmark position.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.
This class series uses three levels in the Health Care Services Occupational Group and describes technical health care work. Positions in this series provide support in delivering psychiatric, developmentally disabled, special education, or nursing care and therapeutic treatment to an assigned client population. Duties include supervising clients in a variety of settings; observing and reporting client behavior, physical condition, reactions to medications; participating as a team member in group therapy sessions; performing preventative and practical nursing procedures, such as taking and recording clients vital signs; teaching basic living skills, hygiene, and social skills and explaining various routines and expectations; providing immediate crisis intervention when required; and maintaining a safe, therapeutic environment. Those positions with required licensure may administer prescribed treatments and medications under the supervision of a registered nurse. Some positions may work in security settings where the positions follow policies and procedures to ensure the safety of themselves and others.
Nature of Work:
The Certified Medical Assistant is responsible for providing patient care under the direction under the direction of a physician or another healthcare provider. The CMA works to facilitate clinic workflow, assist patients, and ensure safe, seamless delivery of care for each patient.
Position Responsibilities & Essential Duties:
Essential Duties:
Accurately rooms patients, obtains & records vital signs, patient history, and reason for seeking care

Accurately processes and records telephone messages in patient medical record and according to policy

Assists in preparing prescription refills for providers and according to policy

Maintains patient confidentiality, written and verbal

Communicates effectively and in an attentive and manner with every patient encounter

Verifies patients understanding of the purpose of the visit

Accurately documents all care provided and procedures performed within the patients medical record

Accurately records patient charges for medications, supplies, equipment, labs and procedures

Provides patient care in a safe, comfortable, and private environment

Assists the providers with patient education pertain to their ongoing care:

Normal laboratory and x-ray reports after provider review

Diet and exercise

Laboratory, radiology or procedural preparations

Prepares and/or coordinates referrals as directed by the provider

Ensures mistakes or inconsistencies in medical record are corrected in order to reduce/eliminate errors.

Alerts provider when medical record is incomplete

Ensures medical record compliance by self-documentation attestation

Collects, organizes, and catalogs data for quality reporting

Assists in tracking patient follow-up and compliance

Performs other duties as assigned, such as assisting with orienting/training new employees, transporting equipment or patients, stocking shelves, and/or ordering supplies.

Performs appropriate basic and/or routine regular delegated medical functions as directed and within appropriate scope of practice as inferred by knowledge, skill level, and CU clinic guidelines.

Additional Responsibilities:
Must be able to recognize and respond appropriately to urgent/emergent situations according to protocols

Maintains professional appearance and conduct at all times

Cleans exam rooms and other patient care areas between each patient

Maintains work areas, exam rooms, supplies, equipment, medications, immunizations

Adheres to employer work practices, policies and procedures, including office and state protocols

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with physicians, providers, staff, and management

Effectively copes with faced-paced environment and typical job stressors

Documents work processes as required

Performs other clerical duties and tasks to improve provider productivity and clinic workflow as assigned, such as completing patient visit records, maintaining departmental logs, answering telephones and taking messages, checking in patients, and scheduling patient appointments

Must be able to travel to alternate locations as assigned

Internal Contacts :
Within Department

Cross-departmental

Physicians

APPs

Students

Management

Faculty

Risk Management

Safety & Infection Control

Marketing

Business Office

External Contacts :
Patients

Families

Vendors

Insurance Companies

Regulatory Agencies

Media

Miscellaneous business partners, utilities, etc.

Visitors

Other healthcare agencies

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
The physical demands, work environment factors and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Frequency:
N= Not at all

R= Rarely: Less than once an hour

O= Occasional: 1-4 times/hour or up to 1/3 of the shift

F= Frequent: 5-12 times/hour or up to 2/3 of the shift

C= Constant: More than 2/3 of the shift

Activity
Frequency
Activity
Frequency
Stand
F
Push or pull with hands/arms
F
Walk
F
Lift hands above head
F
Walk on uneven &/or slippery surfaces
O
Climb or balance
O
Sit
F
Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend
F
Use of hands
F
Climb stairs
R
Forceful grip w/ hands
F
Talk
C
Reach w/ arms
F
Hear
C
Lifting up to 10 lbs
F
Work in outdoor weather conditions
R
Lifting up to 25 lbs
F
Awkward postures
O
Lifting up to 50 lbs
F
Close vision (20 or less)
C
Communicate
C
Distance vision (20 )
C
Interpersonal skills
C
Peripheral vision
C
Ability to adjust focus
C
Depth perception
C
Work in a loud environment
O
Position requires the ability to work in multiples spaces (on and off site)
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this position.
This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
Entry Appointment:
A High School Diploma or GED.

Completion of accredited CMA program and pass the National Medical Assistant Certification Exam (i.e. AAMA or NCCT)

Current CMA certification (i.e. AAMA, NCCT)

Current healthcare provider level CPR certification

Intermediate Appointment:
A High School Diploma or GED.

One (1) year of CMA experience in medical office setting

Completion of accredited CMA program and pass the National Medical Assistant Certification Exam (i.e. AAMA or NCCT)

Current CMA certification (i.e. AAMA, NCCT)

Current healthcare provider level CPR certification

Required: Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.
Preferred Qualifications (All Levels):
Associates Degree

Medical office experience in area of specialty

EPIC experience

Bilingual, Spanish-speaking

Computer skills: EPIC, Kronos

Four (4) years of CMA experience in medical office setting

MS Office: Outlook, Power Point, Word

Required Skills :
Strong organizational and personal skills

Strong medical terminology knowledge and skills

Strong knowledge or CPT & ICD-10 procedures

Strong knowledge of value-based care and risk-based coding procedures in Primary Care

Strong knowledge of medication and injection procedures

Ability to safely administer a variety of treatments and medications as directed

Ability to use various types of equipment for examination and treatment procedures

Ability to accurately take and record vital signs

Ability to accurately reconcile patient medications

Ability to maintain quality control standards

Ability to identify problems and recommend solutions

Ability to adhere to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards for safety, attendance, punctuality and personal appearance.

Other Required Skills :
Ability to effectively communicate at all levels, to include physicians, leadership, and staff

Ability to work within large, complex healthcare systems

Ability to maintain confidentiality and communicate in person, by phone or in writing

Ability to interpret, communicate and document with proper medical terminology

Ability to recognize/interpret the physical exam process and record exam details

Ability to attest to computer proficiency and learn new computer applications

Ability to keyboard/type, write legibly, and accurately record information

Ability to analyze and interpret data

Ability to organize workflow with particular focus on tracking patient care and improving patient flow

Ability to maintain professional demeanor

Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people

Ability to deal with stressful situations

Ability to manage time and work tasks

Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner

Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures

Ability to multitask efficiently and effectively

Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency

Ability to perform basic filing, office procedures and word processing

Ability to adhere to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards for safety, attendance, punctuality, and personal appearance.

Ability to work as an effective team member

Personal Relationships :
Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers and colleagues

Must be able to maintain a high level of adaptability and excel with interpersonal skills

Salary and Benefits:
The starting hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for the Health Care Tech I position has been established at $20 per hour.
The starting hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for the Health Care Tech II position has been established at $21 per hour.
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
The above salary rate represents the Universitys good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate at the time of posting.
This position is eligible for overtime compensation.
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits
Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125
Diversity and Equity:
The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at hr.adacoordinator@ucdenver.edu .
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
Job: Health Care
Primary Location: Aurora
Job Category Health Care
Department U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS
Schedule Full-time
Posting Date Sep 13, 2021
Unposting Date Ongoing
Posting Contact Name Abby Nickels
Posting Contact Email ABBY.NICKELS@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU
Posting Number 00789215
Req ID: 22815
The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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