Temporary Medical Assistant
Company: Rocky Vista University
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Location, Job Title, Benefits
Rocky Vista University in Parker, CO has an opening for (2)
Temporary Medical Assistants - Part-time
Time Commitment: We need coverage from May 22, 2023 - August 31, 2023
To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.
$20.00 - $21.30 per hour based on Medical Assistant experience.The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence: We are Rocky Vista University (RVU), a diverse, equitable, and inclusive healthcare education university that recognizes, values, and respects the commonalities and differences reflected in our students, staff, faculty, and alumni. We strive to be compassionate healthcare educators and practitioners who embrace and champion diversity, equity, and inclusion.
RVU is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
This is a temporary Medical Assistant position. The Medical Assistant is responsible to perform a variety of health care functions to prepare patients and assist physicians in providing health care to patients. This position will assist with scheduling patient appointments, verifying insurance, obtaining patient medical history.
Essential Job Functions
Provide Direct Patient Services, such as draw blood, obtain vitials, and assist with basic screenings
Verify patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history into EMR; confirming purpose of visit.
Prepare patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary.
Perform office procedures such as IM/SQ injections of medications, including vaccination. Spirometry, EKG, phlebotomy, urine tests, throat and nasal cultures and others as needed.
Secure patient information and maintain patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.
Assist Health Center Physicians
Help physicians with office procedures and minor surgeries.
Perform simple wound management.
Schedule patients for tests, follow up appointments.
Triage patient calls and counsel patients by transmitting physician's orders and answering questions.
Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Clean and sterilize materials and instruments following universal precautions.
Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
Keep supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
Prepare examination rooms; select, setup and maintain medical supplies and equipment for all examinations and procedures.
Marginal Job Functions
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
Serve and protect the practice by adhering to professional standard, policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements.
Enhance practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Perform other duties as assigned, including helping or substituting for the front desk as needed
Consistently demonstrate ability to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as necessary.
Perform job responsibilities as part of the team; interact well with other members of the team.
Participate in team and staff meetings as requested.
Participate in staff development programs and promote team cohesiveness.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of common office procedures.
Demonstrated commitment to valuing equity, diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to learn a state-of-the-art electronic medical records program.
Ability to interview patients and obtain necessary medical information.
Ability to work efficiently.
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
Ability to work with confidential medical records and maintain HIPAA policy and procedure.
Ability to multi-task and problem solve innovatively.
Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
Willingness and ability to learn new skills as needed in the medical office environment.
Ability to collaborate with other multi-disciplinary team members.
Proficiency in the use of computers and office equipment.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
High School Diploma
1-3 years previous medical assistant experience (not to include externship)
3 years' experience as a medical assistant
1-3 years experience in a primary care or internal medicine office
1-3 years experience with electronic medical records
Bilingual - proficient in Spanish and English
Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.
Qualified applicants will be contacted.There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.
Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), will be implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021 . Appropriate exemptions may be considered, and individual state laws may apply.
Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all position at the University.
Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels;
May be exposed to short, intermittent, and /or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.
Job ID 2023-2379
Job Locations US-CO-Englewood
Category Healthcare Support
Budgeted Salary Range $20.00 - $21.30 per hour
Location, Job Title, Benefits
Keywords: Rocky Vista University, Denver , Temporary Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Englewood, Colorado
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