Job Description

Job description

A short description of the position
Under the direction of a health care provider, the Medical Assistant will assist in providing care to patients while promoting safety and wellbeing for the population served. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Job Duties / Responsibilities

Performs general administrative and patient care tasks in accordance with the Scope of Practice, and other established policies and procedures.
Possesses the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi- disciplinary care team.
Greets and prepare patients for the health care provider while maintaining a positive and caring attitude.
Attentive to patient’s needs, coordinates care, administers care, and documents appropriately.
Provides 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.

Demonstrates knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.
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 EKG’s, hearing, and vision screens.
Schedules patients for diagnostic testing and follow up as appropriate to ensure completion of testing.
Communicates test results to patients and establish plan of care by phone or mail as directed by the Provider.
Documents patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
Prepares, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; stock patient exam rooms while maintaining cleanliness and organization and dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.
Administers ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
Escalates non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice manager and/or healthcare provider(s).
Ensures safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.
Demonstrates sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.
Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: Experience / License / Certification / Education etc.
9 -12 months previous experience within a healthcare setting as Medical Assistant is required.

License, Certification, Registration

  1. Certified Medical Assistant.
  2. High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  3. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
  • Job Category

  • Contract

  • Job Type

  • Contract

  • Job Location

  • Wheat Ridge CO

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