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Intermountain Healthcare Medical Assistant, MA - Logan, UT in Logan, Utah

Job Description:

A Medical Assistant II performs routine clerical and clinical tasks within the clinic, assisting Physicians and other licensed providers to provide quality patient care efficiently and cost effectively.

Department Location: Budge Clinic OB-GYN

Scheduled Weekly Hours: Full Time- 36 Hours

Why Join Our Team as a Medical Assistant?

Total Rewards (Caregivers are Benefit Eligible at 20+ budgeted hours per week)

Incredible Medical and Dental Insurance

Up to 25+ days of PTO every year

Investment 401K Match

Tuition Reimbursement (Up to 70% of tuition up to $2000/year or 100% of tuition up to $3000/year depending on your selected program)

Tons of growth and promotional opportunities within the clinics and throughout the organization

And so Much More!

Work Flexibility for your School/Family Life/Personal life

Typical Medical Assistant shifts are 8 hour shifts from 7am-5pm, Monday-Friday

Flexible schedule opportunities: Various hour availabilities depending on clinic needs. PRN, Part time or Full Time.

Job Satisfaction

Feel part of the community as you help serve the community by helping people live the healthiest lives possible

Minimum Qualifications

Medical Assistant II

Entry Pay: $15.59+ (Pay is dependent on years of Medical Assistant experience)

  1. Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.

2 Satisfactorily completes applicable competency assessments/skills checklists within 90 days of hire/transfer

3a. Successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program or one with which Intermountain Healthcare has a valid affiliation agreement

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3b. three years of Medical Assistant experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting

-or-

3c. successful completion of an accredited LPN or RN program and a current LPN or RN license.

Medical Assistant III

Entry Pay: $16.85+ (Pay is dependent on years of Medical Assistant experience)

  1. National MA Certification or current LPN/RN licensure.

2.Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.

  1. 7 years of Medical Assistant (or LPN or RN) experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting. (If experience is as an LPN or RN than successful completion of an accredited LPN or RN program and a current LPN or RN license are also required.)

  2. Satisfactorily completes applicable competency assessments/skills checklists within 90 days of hire/transfer.

What You Will do (Job Essentials)

Perform clinical functions within acceptable standards of care including:

  1. Prioritize (triage) patient needs, identified through phone, electronic and walk-in communication, in accordance with established guidelines, standing orders, and protocols.

  2. Recognize and appropriately responds to emergency situations.

  3. Prepare and maintain examination and treatment areas.

  4. Perform complete intake process as specified by physician or other providers (chief complaint, history, vital signs, height, weight, OFC, care process model data, etc.).

  5. Administer screening tests to patients (i.e. visual tests, audiology, spirometry, EKGs, etc.) within practice type.

  6. Depending on specialty/locations: Injections, medication administration, phlebotomy, and point of care testing

  7. Assist provider with examinations, procedures, treatments and interventions.

  8. Provide patient education as directed (content reflects specific MA training, guidelines, care process models, protocols).

  9. Utilize critical thinking skills through reporting significant changes in patient condition or other pertinent patient information to the Physician.

  10. Following provider instructions, demonstrate accurate, timely and efficient follow through with pharmacy refills, scheduling out of clinic procedures, obtaining, reporting and tracking of lab results, leaving phone messages and distributing faxes.

  11. Accurately document patient history, physical and vital information into the electronic medical record.

  12. Conduct pre-authorizations, referrals, etc. in accordance with third party insurer requirements

  13. Actively participate in quality improvement initiatives (i.e. CQI, TQM, Lean, 100% participation, etc.).

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).

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May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Location:

Budge Clinic

Work City:

Logan

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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