Children's Hospital Colorado Medical Assistant Sr - Kidney Center - 60076 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Kidney CenterHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: Monday - Friday, four 10 hour shifts.Job OverviewThe Senior Medial Assistant (MA) provides clinical support to patients andassists care providers with clinical and administrative support.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific Carea.) Neonate -b.) Infancy - >30 days to 1yrc.) Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrsd.) Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrse.) School age - >5yrs to 13yrsf.) Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsg.) Adult - >18yrs to 65yrs.Essential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Prepares patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanyingthem to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes;arranging examining room instruments, supplies, and equipment. Conductsquality checks.Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/orrecording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visitor treatment. Reports areas of concern to next care provider.Supports patient care delivery by assisting health care providers duringexaminations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing basic testing;disposing of contaminated supplies; cleaning or preparing for sterilizationof medical instruments; administering medications per policy andprocedures; telephoning prescriptions to pharmacies and other duties withinscoAnticipates and leads in balancing workloads and MA assignments andmaintaining patient/clinic flow by coordinating with providers and clinicteam.Provides phlebotomy and advanced specimen processing (i.e., centrifuge,Meditech) when indicated.Completes lab test follow up and medical record documentation.Prepares and completes medical record for visit by recording patientinformation, treatment, and test results. Assists with patient"MyChart" enrollment.Participates in the standardized education of patients through writteninstructions and answering questions as directed by provider.Cross trains to multiple specialties/sub-specialties for front and backoffice (where applicable).Performs and supports patient reception including performing check-in andcheck-out, registration, scheduling and coordinating patient follow up visits.Creates moderately complex patient correspondence (i.e completes medicationadministration permission forms, refill request routing, etc.).Participates in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) medication management. Mayneed to synthesize or compile data from multiple areas of medical record tocomplete forms.Independently initiates referrals and insurance pre-authorizations.Provides general office support including phone and fax management.Completes daily, weekly and monthly monitoring of reports and compliance.E.g. daily charge report, compliance with logs and checks, and etc.Serves as the preceptor for new staff including orientation, education,skill validation, tracking, assessment and monitoring progress.En