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UCHealth Medical Assistant II in Loveland, Colorado

Summary:

Performs clinical and administrative duties in support of assigned area or office at a proficient level and independent of supervision. Acts a subject matter expert for other MAs. Makes recommendations to improve programs, products, processes or services.

Pulmonology-Loveland, CO

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

1.0 FTE (80 hrs bi-weekly)

Responsibilities:

Under the direction and supervision of a provider or nurse: leads huddles, identifies transitions of care, updates Advance Directive information and completes PHQ2 and PHQ9 when indicated during the rooming process. Participates in motivational interviewing and techniques of self-management support (goal setting and patient readiness to change). Manages patient expectations and is able to resolve patient concerns independently.

Sets up and supports providers with procedures. Performs high level disinfection. Provides in-basket management support for providers .Assumes formal role as preceptor to onboard new hire MA’s. Assists with traces and regulatory readiness.

Lends experience and expertise to other team members. Leads others to solve complex problems. Identifies and recommends ways to eliminate waste and inefficiencies in the practice. Serves as an EPIC change agent and embeds EPIC functionality into practice work flows to maximize efficiency.

On an annual basis participates on a practice committee. Completes preceptor training. Attends 1 customer service training session or 1 leadership training session from a list of courses identified by practice leadership. Provides one annual in-service to team members on a topic mutually agreed upon with practice manager.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Other information:Minimum required education: High School diploma or GED. Required Licensure/Certification: Medical Assistant Certification within 60 days of hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certification. Minimum Experience: None required:

  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

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