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Medical Assistant

Company: IHC Health Services Inc
Location: Park City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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Job Description:A Medical Assistant performs routine clerical and clinical tasks within the clinic, assisting Physicians and other licensed providers to provide quality patient care efficiently and cost effectively.Are you interested in advancing your career while helping people live the healthiest lives possible? Do you want to have a job where the work you do matters? At Intermountain Healthcare, we are looking for Medical Assistants who are patient-focused and engaged. With full-time, part-time, and PRN shifts, we are sure to have something that fits your busy schedule. Our flexible scheduling is great for students and those looking for life balance. Don't have your Medical Assistant certification? No problem! On-the-job training is available. Becoming a Medical Assistant can be a great first step in your healthcare career if you are looking to become a Registered Nurse, Advanced Practice Clinician, Healthcare Leadership and more! What does it mean to be a Medical Assistant with Intermountain Healthcare? Check out this video to learn more.ScopeThe Medical Assistant (MA) functions under the supervision and licensure of the Physician or Advanced Practice Clinician within the clinical setting.Posting SpecificsBenefits Eligible: YesShift Details: Unit/Location: Additional Details: BenefitsMedical, Dental, Vision, LifePaid Time OffEducation AssistanceTuition Reimbursement401(k) 2% for all caregivers with additional matching up to 4%Health and Wellness Programs including a Live Well Incentive ProgramAccess to on-site fitness gymsOver 302,000 discount offers across 10,000 cities on everything from pizza, the zoo, movie tickets, car rentals, and hotelsCell Phone Discounts (AT, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile)Click here for more detailsJob EssentialsPerforms basic clerical and office duties including:Assembles necessary documents and supplies.Effectively uses computer applications in the office setting.Schedules, coordinates, and monitors appointments, inpatient and outpatient admissions, tests, treatments, and procedures.Maintains medical records and other information.Maintains inventory of supplies. Orders and restocks as needed to ensure availability for patient care.Accurately documents patient history, physical, and vital information into the medical record.Performs business and financial duties including:Under the direction of the provider, assigns procedural and diagnostic coding to encounter forms.Conducts pre-authorizations and referrals in accordance with third party insurer requirements.Facilitates timely billing by completing necessary documentation.Performs clinical functions within acceptable standards of care including:Prioritizes (triage) patient needs identified through phone, electronic, and walk-in communication in accordance with established guidelines, standing orders, and protocols.Recognizes and appropriately responds to emergency situations.Prepares and maintains examination and treatment areas.Performs complete intake process as specified by physician or other providers (chief complaint, history, vital signs, height, weight, OFC, care process model data, etc.).Administers screening tests to patients (e.g., visual tests, audiology, spirometry, EKGs) within practice type.Assists provider with examinations, procedures, treatments, and interventions.Provides patient education as directed (content reflects specific MA training, guidelines, care process models, protocols).Reports significant changes in patient condition or other pertinent patient information to the Physician.Following provider instructions, demonstrates accurate, timely, and efficient follow through with pharmacy refills, scheduling out of clinic procedures, obtaining, reporting and tracking of lab results, leaving phone messages, and distributing faxes.Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives (i.e. CQI, TQM, Lean, 100% participation, etc.).Minimum QualificationsMedical Assistant ResidentEntry Pay: $17.00+(Pay is dependent on years of relevant medical experience)1. Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.2. Satisfactorily completes applicable competency assessments/skills checklists within 90 days of hire/transfer into Medical Assistant job.Medical Assistant Entry Pay: $17.50+ (Pay is dependent on years of Medical Assistant experience) 1. Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.2 Satisfactorily completes applicable competency assessments/skills checklists within 90 days of hire/transfer3a. Successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program or one with which Intermountain Healthcare has a valid affiliation agreement- or -3b. 1 year of Medical Assistant experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting-or-3c. successful completion of an accredited LPN or RN program and a current LPN or RN license.Medical Assistant SeniorEntry Pay: $18.20+ (Pay is dependent on years of Medical Assistant experience)1. National MA Certification or current LPN/RN licensure.2. Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.3. 2 years of Medical Assistant (or LPN or RN) experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting. (If experience is as an LPN or RN than successful completion of an accredited LPN or RN program and a current LPN or RN license are also required.)4. Satisfactorily completes applicable competency assessments/skills checklists within 90 days of hire/transfer.5. Additional assignments required (e.g. Clinical Coach, Supervisor/Champion, performing audits, training)Physical 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.Location:Park City HospitalWork City:Park CityWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:40

Keywords: IHC Health Services Inc, Billings , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Park City, Montana

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