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Medical Assistant (Clinic/Urgent Care)

Company: Orthopaedic and Spine Center of the Rockies
Location: Longmont
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Type

Full-time

Description

Are you passionate about serving patients in an inspiring work environment alongside talented people? Get moving with OCR! With over 50 years in business, we are the premier provider of orthopedic care in Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. Our organization continues to grow and we are looking for individuals who share our mission.

The Medical Assistant is responsible for assisting the physician with patient care, including organizing patient flow, chart management, assisting in patient exam/procedure, collecting patient history, scheduling follow-up procedures/surgeries, and answering patient care questions. This position also is responsible for ensuring patient exam rooms are cleaned, stocked, and organized after each visit.

This position will be working in the clinic and urgent care, which includes working weekends and evenings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works effectively as part of a team to ensure quality patient care/experience.
  • Organized and prepared. Maintain supplies in the exam rooms, ensure that clinics have everything they need to run efficiently (Diagnostic exams, outside reports, injections, etc.) Prepares in the Electronic Medical Record for upcoming clinics. Reviews schedule know patients and why they are coming
  • Detail oriented when entering information in Electronic Medical Record, billing, health history, diagnostic reports, diagnoses, orders, consents, medications, etc.
  • Demonstrates competency according to clinic guidelines and policies in the following areas; aseptic and sterile technique, wound and incision dressings, staple, suture removal, procedure assist, and sharps safety.
  • Follows clinical guidelines, behavioral standards, and operational expectations established by clinic leadership and clinic policies and procedures manual. Requirements
    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Formal training which will probably be indicated by graduation from an Accredited Medical Assistant program or equivalent on-the-job training and experience working in this field appropriate additional experience may be substituted.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of health care field and medical specialty.
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.
    • Core competencies in communication, customer service, teamwork, ethics, and confidentiality
    • Valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and willing to travel to multiple locations. Physical Requirements
      • The work environment is the typical medical office environment. The employee must be able to complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, patients, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others.
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls up to 8 hours per day. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear up to 8 hours per day. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl up to 8 hours a day.
      • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. The employee will regularly assist patients in turning; will frequently assist patient in arising from exam table; will frequently push wheelchair patients; and frequently assists patients in arising from and returning to wheelchair or bed.
      • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Benefits
        • Medical, Dental, & Vision coverage
        • Life and AD&D Insurance
        • Retirement savings and profit sharing plan participation
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off
        • Company-sponsored events
        • Annual merit increases
          *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status, and a waiting period may apply.

          Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies (OCR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. OCR is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual experience and qualifications, without regard to a person's race, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other protected status.

          Salary Description

          $16.00-$29.00/hour, commensurate with experience

Keywords: Orthopaedic and Spine Center of the Rockies, Longmont , Medical Assistant (Clinic/Urgent Care), Healthcare , Longmont, Colorado

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