Medical Assistant


Colorado Springs, CO
United States

Category
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Job Description
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and behavioral healthcare) through 28 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams,Arapahoe, Elbert, and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong “Hospitality” culture. Our organization has over 850 employees and serves over 92,000 patients in the Pikes Peak and East Central Plains region. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).

Job-Specific Details

Health Center at Fountain, 350 S. Lyckman, Fountain, CO.

Job Summary

Direct support for patient care providers in the performance of routine and acute clinical functions pertinent to efficient, ambulatory patient care. Performs preliminary patient care, including vital signs, interviewing and documentation of the chief complaint. Collects lab specimens documents and routes to the lab with appropriate forms completed. Sterilizes and cleans instruments/equipment per agency protocols. Familiar with routine lab tests and procedures, able to recognize abnormal results and take appropriate action. Schedules appointments, and performs the necessary intake functions for arriving patients, assists in questions, directs telephone calls, and other patient service duties. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received: Clinical Team Manager
Supervision Exercised: none

Qualifications

Education: Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program. Registered/Certified certification required. Certified EMT acceptable. Military applicants accepted with equivalent training and registered/certified certification.

Work Experience: Externship completed. Previous ambulatory care experience preferred.

Cognitive Skills (Language, Math, Reasoning Ability): High language, math, reasoning and critical thinking abilities

Computer Skills: Basic computer knowledge required, keyboarding skills

Certificates & Licenses: MA certificate and current CPR (BCLS) certification required
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