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Community Hospital Medical Assistant/EMT, CMU/CCGV, Full-Time in Grand Junction, Colorado

SUMMARY OF JOB:

Employee performs routine and some specialized assisting physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in patient care. Work is performed under general supervision within well?defined procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. Community Hospital reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of this job at any time. All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.)

  1. Provides patient care to assigned patients in the practice per hospital standards and procedures.
  • Interviews patients, measures all vital signs as required for meaningful use. To include but not limited to, pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height, and records information on patients' charts.

  • Cleans and prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

  • Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment.

  • Operates routine medical office equipment to administer routine diagnostic test or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests.

  • Administers injections or treatments to patients as ordered by providers on staff

  • Performs routine laboratory tests, understands and adheres to all CLIA requirements

  • Contacts patients, as requested or required, to report test results.

  1. Assists provider with assigned patients in the clinic per hospital standards and procedures.
  • Hands instruments and materials to providers as directed.

  • Cleans and prepares instruments for sterile processing.

  1. Completes administrative functions as requested.
  • Inventories and submits orders to the Practice Administrator for all medical supplies, materials and medications.

  • Keys data into computer to maintain office and patient records.

  • Maintains, tracks and records information regarding lab tests, pharmacy items, etc. as required.

  • Maintains and performs quality controls on equipment according to schedules or as needed.

  • Charting requirements including health history, immunizations, allergies, medications, social history, etc. to ensure all meaningful use data is collected and charted.

  • Obtains Advance Beneficiary Notices as required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or equivalent with certification as an Emergency Medical Technician OR Medical Assistant and two (2) years of related experience preferred

OR

Equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

EMT Certification

OR

MA Certification

IV Certification (must be obtained within six months of hire)

Current BLS Certification (American Heart Association)

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