Vail Health Care Tech 6020 in Vail, Colorado
To us, it’s about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.
- The Care Technician performs patient care in support of the rest of the care team. Often is the first point-of-contact for the patient and the one who is available for regular check-in with the patient. This role is important in relaying information between the patient and the provider.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assists with and performs patient care including collection of patient information, accurate reading and documentation of vital signs, and recording input and output activities and treatments on the EMR.
Responsible for coordination of the daily patient flow and schedule in order to optimize patient care, safety and satisfaction - includes preparing rooms for exams and procedures.
Demonstrates the ability to work with providers by accurately receiving and implementing instructions and orders.
Demonstrates clinical knowledge in all patient types and age groups to meet patient care needs/outcomes within the practice.
Performs various office procedures such as scheduling, admitting, and discharging of patients.
Maintains diagnostic and medication logs as required by policy. Documents patient care services accurately in patient and department records.
Protects patients and employees by assisting in maintaining a clean, safe working environment, and adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
Displays cultural competency and ability to work with diverse patient populations.
Maintains all assigned patient equipment processes, as needed. This may include: cleaning, maintenance, and management of defective equipment, CPM, compression devices, hot/cold devices, and telemetry devices.
Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
One year of experience as a care tech preferred.
Licensed in the state of Colorado as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), OR Certification in the state of Colorado as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), OR Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) OR Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) by American Medical Technologist (AMT) OR National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) by the National Center for Competency Testing OR Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) by the National Healthcare Association required required.
Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required.
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
For Medical Assistants: Completion of a Medical Assistant Training program for positions hired after 09/15/2018