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Medical Assistant Limited Scope Operator

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:A Medical assistant has accountability for providing care to patients in an ambulatory clinic setting. This will involve caring for patients with acute and chronic needsScopeAs a Limited Scope Medical Assistant you need to know how to:Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider while maintaining a positive and caring attitude.Be attentive to patients needs, coordinate care, administer care, and document appropriately.Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights by observing HIPAA regulations.Obtain and record patient information; vital signs, height, weight, allergies, current medications, medical history, and chief complaint, etc.May be required to draw and collect blood samples and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.Per Provider request, may perform routine tests including but not limited to EKGs, hearing and vision screens.Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follow up as appropriate to ensure completion of testing.Communicate test results to patients and establish plan of care by phone or mail as directed by the Provider.Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; stock patient exam rooms while maintaining cleanliness and organization, and dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.Perform clinical diagnostic x-rays and prepare completed studies for provider review.Perform all required processor and equipment maintenance and quality control processes.Prepare patients for radiologic procedures and protect patients, self and other staff from radiation hazards.Take X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety, which involves setting up and operating radiographic equipment used in the medical diagnosis and/or treatment of patients.Position patients and take X-ray of specific parts of the patients body as requested by the physician.Process film and check X-ray for clarity of image; retake when necessary.Distribute X-ray to appropriate medical staff.Posting SpecificsEntry Rate: Depending on experienceBenefits Eligible: Yes.Shift Details: Monday Friday Days 8:00 to 5:00Department: Aurora Crossroads Ortho/ PodiatryMinimum QualificationsHigh School Diploma or equivalent-Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program-Current Limited Scope certificate and state license-Maintain radiology educational-Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval)-Minimum of three (3) months of previous experience within a healthcare setting-Successful completion of initial MA onboarding program within 90 days, annual skills fair, and in-services for site specific tasksPreferred QualificationsSuccessful completion of an Accredited National Certification Exam (ie: AAMA or AMT) for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)-At least one (1) year of Medical Assistant experiencePhysical Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.Anticipated job posting close date:06/17/2024Location:Aurora MOBWork City:AuroraWork State:ColoradoScheduled Weekly Hours:40The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.$20.00 - $32.07We care about your well-being mind, body, and spirit which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran Jobble

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