Aug 18, 2021

Certified Medical Assistant

  • Vail Valley Medical Center
  • Dillon, CO, USA

Job Description

Shaw Cancer Center
Dillon
365 Dillon Ridge Rd, Dillon, CO 80435
Nursing
Full-time (Year Around), Days
Posted 06/28/2021
Req # 10885
Min:$18.01 Max:$27.02
To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) performs patient care in support of the rest of the care team. Is Often the first point-of-contact for the patient and the one who is available for regular check-in with the patient. This role is important in relaying information between the patient and the provider.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Assists with and performs patient care including collection of patient information, accurate reading and documentation of vital signs, and recording input and output activities and treatments on the EMR.

2. Responsible for coordination of the daily patient flow and schedule in order to optimize patient care, safety and satisfaction includes preparing rooms for exams and procedures.

3. Demonstrates the ability to work with providers by accurately receiving and implementing instructions and orders.

4. Demonstrates clinical knowledge in all patient types and age groups to meet patient care needs/outcomes within the practice.

5. Performs various office procedures such as scheduling, admitting, and discharging of patients.

6. Maintains diagnostic and medication logs as required by policy. Documents patient care services accurately in patient and department records.

7. Protects patients and employees by assisting in maintaining a clean, safe working environment, and adhering to infection control policies and protocols.

8. Displays cultural competency and ability to work with diverse patient populations.

9. Assists in maintain a clean, safe patient care environment. Assists in cleaning patient rooms, equipment, and maintains cleanliness of areas around patient areas.

10. Accurately documents and collects data such as vital signs and PreOp checklist information.

11. Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values.

12. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

Experience:

One year of experience as a Medical Assistant preferred

License(s):

One of the following is required:

Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Medical Technologist (AMT)

National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by the National Center for Competency Testing

Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcare Association

Medical Assistant Certification (MAC) by the American Medical Certification Association

Certification(s):

Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required.

Education:

For Medical Assistants: Completion of a Medical Assistant Training program for positions hired after 09/15/2018 required

Benefits Summary: This position offers a robust benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% retirement deferral match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, student load assistance, childcare assistance, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, annual bonus potential, amongst others.