Employment Opportunities

Full Time Medical Assistant

Posted: June 12, 2015

Position Summary:

Assists providers with patient care and treatment.  Facilitates the efficient delivery of patient care, supports the professional staff and provides support and assistance as directed by licensed staff in rendering basic healthcare to the patient.  Assists with clerical functions as a multi-skilled worker. Full time position available.

 

Essential Functions

  1. Is on-time and in attendance for scheduled shifts.
  2. Complies with all clinic policies and procedures, especially patient confidentiality requirements.
  3. Prepares patients for examinations and diagnostic procedures according to clinic procedures such as recording vital signs, temperatures, pulse rate, blood pressure and responses to standardized medical history questions.
  4. Ensures patient medical information, is entered correctly into the clinic computer system.
  5. Call patients with lab or other test results as instructed by the provider, entering data into the computer system.
  6. May perform CLIA Waived Lab tests such as urine dip stick, Hbg, Hct, finger stick, glucose, hemoccults, hCg and reports results to the appropriate personnel. May perform patient phlebotomy in accordance with clinic procedures and physician orders after specialized training.
  7. Performs specialty skills such as suture removal, and injections (IM, subq and intradermal).
  8. Acts as a chaperone for health care providers during patient examination and assists with procedures.
  9. Monitors and cleans assigned patient examination rooms and equipment, reports outdated supplies, supply levels and restocks items.
  10. Completes assigned “side jobs” such as instrument cleaning and preparation, surgery room cleaning and stocking and other clinic wide duties.
  11. Answers telephones, forwards telephone messages, schedules appointments, procedures and diagnostic testing.
  12. Assists in routine clerical functions such as filing medical information in patient records, locating and compiling charts in electronic medical records, obtaining medical records from other providers and other duties as assigned.
  13. Attends and completes mandatory in-service training including infection control, safety, CPR, equipment usage and clinic policies and procedures.
  14. Attends mandatory staff meetings.
  15. May apply leads and monitors for diagnostic procedures such as EKG.
  16. May assist in patient and family education by providing educational material and general health information to patients and family members.
  17. Complete all meaningful use requirements necessary for the EHR system.
  18. Any other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications

Completion of a certified Medical Assistant program; Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card or obtain one within one month of hire; demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required.  Demonstrated proficiency in clinical skills must be demonstrated within six weeks of hire.

 

Mental Demands

The ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time is required.  The ability to calmly act in stressful situations is required.

 

Physical Demands

This position requires light to moderate work, the ability to be on your feet for long periods of time, of reaching for and handling equipment, the ability to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and the ability to assist patients in moving on and off of examination tables and procedure tables

 

Comments

Incumbents face exposure to potentially dangerous contaminated bodily fluids, blood, used needles and other contaminants as part of the daily hazards of the job.

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North Clinic (801) 486-3021
2295 South Foothill Drive | Monday - Friday 8am - 5:30pm
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South Clinic (801) 365-1032
6360 South 3000 East Suite 100 | Monday - Friday 8am - 9pm
Urgent Care Available
Draper Clinic (385) 900-4090
13953 S. Bangerter Parkway | Monday - Friday 8am- 5:30pm
Urgent Care Available

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Locations / Hours

Foothill Family Clinic North
2295 South Foothill Drive
Monday - Friday 8am - 5:30pm
Foothill Family Clinic South
6360 South 3000 East Suite 100
Mon-Fri 8am - 9pm Sat-Sun 9am - 12pm
Foothill Family Clinic Draper
13953 S. Bangerter Parkway
Monday - Friday 8am- 5:30pm