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Temporary Medical Assistant (Screener)

Temporary Medical Assistant (Screener)

2130 Stout St, Denver, CO 80205, USA
Req #694

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The mission of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is to work collaboratively toward the prevention of homelessness and the creation of lasting solutions for homeless and at-risk families, children, and individuals throughout Colorado. The Coalition advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being, and stability of those it serves.

This position may come into contact with COVID positive and negative individuals.

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless seeks a TemporaryMedical Assistant (Screener)to work within a multi-disciplinary health care team performing medical and mental health support.This position works within the care team to provide direct patient care, administrative and laboratory duties in support of interdisciplinary care teams and providers.

The main location of service is Stout Street Health Center, which is located at 2130 Stout Street, Denver, Colorado, 80205; however, direct care may include other CCH integrated care sites as needed. This position reports to the Medical Assistant Supervisor.

NOTE:In order to ensure that our consumers receive the best possible care the candidate chosen to fill this position will be required to complete our internal credentialing and privileging process prior to a start date.The credentialing andprivilegingtimeline is dependent on the selected candidate's submission of documents necessary for clearance.Please note that a start date will be scheduled once credentialing and privileging is complete.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Provides for the safe delivery of patient care, in routine and emergency situations, within the scope of education and training, such as taking vital signs, and performing patient assessments.

  2. Communicates significant clinic information to other healthcare professionals as necessary.

  3. Maintains a professional and confidential work environment.

  4. Maintains EHR core competencies as evidenced by:

    • Records all vital signs into NextGen which include BP, P, T, R, Height, Weight, smoking status and possibly finger stick for glucose level and peak flow if patient's chronic medical lists indicate that these are appropriate according to patient's diagnosis.

    • Records all patient visits electronically into NextGen, ensuring that they include the PMH, PSH, FH, Social History, and allergies.

    • Uses the Inbox to manage tasks.

    • Uses the Telephone Template to help record communications regarding a patient.

    • Submits appropriate submissions to billing.

    • Ability to enter immunizations into NextGen.

    • Ability to scan documents into appropriate section of patient chart in NextGen.

    • Proficient at using the EPM (Electronic Practice Management) system as demonstrated by:

      • Ability to register patient in EPM.

      • Ability to check patient in for appointment using the EPM.

      • Ability to make an appointment for a patient using the EPM.

      • Ability to sign patient up for CICP using proper paperwork.

  5. Ability to perform check-ins for all patients and work closely with the multi-disciplinary healthcare team to achieve efficient patient flow and effective use of clinic resources.

  6. Obtains specimens and performs laboratory tests including urinalysis, urine HCG, hematocrits, glucoses, etc.

  7. Performs venipuncture and prepares blood and other specimens accurately for transport to the central lab.

  8. Performs basic medical office procedures including sterile and non-sterile procedures, application of dressings. Pulse oximetry, peak flow analysis, EKG, audioscope and other screening tests.

  9. Administers immunizations per clinic protocol including into the CIIS State of Colorado database.

  10. Contacts clients in need of follow-up for missed appointments as requested.

  11. Assists in securing and sending releases of information for clients at the clinic.

  12. Assists with other administrative and health operation tasks as needed, including copying, faxing, word processing, and data entry.

  13. Assists providers and nurses with examinations, procedures, and other processes related to direct patient care including chaperoning paps and other exams as needed.

  14. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, including quality improvement, safety, environmental, and infection control standards.

  15. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reviewing current literature, and attending meetings.

  16. Schedules appointments, X-rays, special studies, etc. upon request.

  17. Ability to work evenings or weekend shifts as needed.

  18. Performs other duties as assigned.

Employee must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of self or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications Summary

  1. High school diploma or equivalent required.

  2. Successful completion of a Medical Assistant program.

  3. Certification in basic life support (CPR).

  4. Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred.

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is committed to delivering services, making employment-related decisions, selecting volunteers, and selecting vendors without regard to age over 40, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, military status, or any other applicable status protected by law.

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