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SCL Health Medical Assistant in Grand Junction, Colorado

You.You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a MedicalAssistant.Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold.Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.You re generous with your thoughts, your time and especially your passionfor patient care.You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the rightteam is invincible.Us.A faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses onperson-centered care. With locations throughout Colorado, Montana andWyoming, we offer a wide variety of primary and specialty care services.Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Ourgenerous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health ismore than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and socialwell-being. To that end, we ve launched a Healthy Living program toaddress your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives,digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off.We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.We.Together we ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We llencourage joy and take pride in our integrity.We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones). We ll helloand high five. We ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value ofspirituality in healing.We re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.Your day.As a Medical Assistant you need to know how to:Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider while maintaining apositive and caring attitude.Be attentive to patient s needs, coordinate care, administer care, anddocument appropriately.Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights byobserving HIPAA regulations.Obtain and record patient information; vital signs, height, weight,allergies, current medications, medical history, and chief complaint, etc.May be required to draw and collect blood samples and prepare specimens forlaboratory analysis.Per Provider request, may perform routine tests including but not limited toEKG s, hearing and vision screens.Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follow up as appropriate toensure completion of testing.Communicate test results to patients and establish plan of care by phone ormail as directed by the Provider.Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in themedical record as directed by the provider.Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; stockpatient exam rooms while maintaining cleanliness and organization, anddispose of contaminated items according to protocol.Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection,topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.Your experience.We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is whywe require:High School Diploma or equivalentCurrent BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or theability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval)Minimum of three (3) months of previous experience within a healthcare settingSuccessful completion of initial MA onboarding program within 90 days,annual skills fair, and in-services for site specific tasksPreferred:Completion of an approved course of Medical Assistant studySuccessful completion of an Accredited National Certification Exam (i.e.:AAMA or AMT) for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered MedicalAssistant (RMA)At least one (1) year of Medical Assistant experienceYour next move.Now that you know more about being a Medical Assistant on our team we hopeyou ll join us. You ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work,and why you were called to it in the first place.

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