Medical AssistantLocation: Banner Medical Clinic, Torrington, WYPosition Type: PerDiem-CAShift: DayShift Hours: Typically 8am to 5pm, days of the week will varyHours Per Week: per diem: (.002)Overview: About Banner Medical Group Click here for more information - Throughout the seven states served by Banner Health, our employed physicians fill a critical role in the communities where they practice by providing both primary and specialty care through the Banner Medical Group. - This is accomplished in smaller group settings like Big Thompson Internal Medicine in Loveland, Colorado, and the Banner Medical Clinic in Torrington, Wyoming, or in large multi-specialty practices like the Banner Arizona Medical Clinic and Banner Pediatric Specialists in the metropolitan Phoenix area. - Currently, more than 550 physicians are part of the Banner Medical Group. They are an essential element of Banner Health?s ability to deliver our nonprofit mission of providing excellent patient care About Banner Health Banner Health has been named as a Top 10 Health System in the country based on clinical performance.
We encourage you to read more information about Banner Health and recommend the following options: - Why Banner Health? - Banner Health Benefits - Banner Health CareersResponsibilities: - Prepares patient for exam and treatment by taking and recording vital signs, symptoms and other necessary measurements and recording chief complaint; documents pain scores as appropriate. Reports condition of patient which may be indicative of change in the patient's condition to the clinician. Assists providers with exams and minor in office procedures and acts as chaperon as needed.
Responsible for communicating test results to patient. Acts as a resource to clinician in order to provide optimal patient care. May administer medications in accordance with established policies and procedures or as directed. - Assists nursing staff and provider in surveillance programs.
- Performs a variety of office-based testing and treatments related to patient care under the supervision of a clinician including but not limited to vision, hearing, and lifting tests. Collects and prepares specimens for laboratory testing including phlebotomy. Uses universal blood and body fluid precautions at all times and personal protective equipment as needed. - Coordinates and manages patient care including pre-certifications, referrals, authorizations, prescriptions and scheduling of patients for clinic, hospital and other ancillary medical treatments and tests.
Provides clerical support with patient/client notification and documentation. Surveillance programs to include but not limited to complete medical records including labs, authorizations, X-Rays, hospital records and any previous care pertaining to each patient visit. Provides complete and accurate information necessary for billing related to the patient encounter in a timely fashion. - Maintains a clean, functional environment including cleaning and disinfection of equipment, exam rooms and storage areas.
Disinfects equipment and instruments using appropriate solutions following sterilization procedures. Follows manufacturer's recommendations and OSHA guidelines in handling of hazardous substances. Performs basic maintenance of equipment and coordinates needed maintenance for prompt repairs. - Orders supplies and stocks patient care areas.
Monitors inventory including medication/injectables and immunizations, i.e., expired medications/equipment, recalls and patient tracking. - Develops and maintains effective communication mechanism with all external and internal customers. Exemplifies service orientation and the team concept in all contacts. - Responsible for prioritization of patient flow through clinical process.Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - Knowledge as normally obtained through graduation from an Accredited Medical Assisting Program.
- Requires strong computer skills, including the ability to work with medical software. - Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. - Requires the ability to manage multiple changing priorities in an effective and organized fashion. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - Experience with office medical procedures and treatments and knowledge of insurance, managed care operations, EMR and scheduling software preferred.
- Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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