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Bozeman Health MEDICAL ASSISTANT in Bozeman, Montana

POSITION DESCRIPTION

POSITION SUMMARY

Perform clerical/clinical duties in a Urgent Care setting and provide assistance to the medical staff with the goal of increasing efficiency, provider productivity and patient satisfaction. Performs medical duties within the scope of a certified Medical Assistant and Limited Radiology Permit holder.

REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION

Required:

Medical Assistant Certification through AAMA or AMT, Current CPR certification

Preferred:

Associate Degree/Medical Assisting

LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION

Required:

Medical Assistant Certification through AAMA or AMT, Current CPR certification

Preferred:

Limited License Radiology

ARRT

EXPERIENCE

Required:

Computer literacy

Customer Service Expertise

EHR experience

Experience working with protected health information

Medical Terminology proficiency

Clinic Care Routines

Preferred:

Two years medical/clinical office experience, Outpatient or Walk-In Clinic

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

95% Time Spent -

Perform simple X-rays, consistent with a limited radiology permit

Room patients, obtain and record histories, vital signs, medication lists, allergies, and test results in the patient medical record and refer information to the providers

Prepare exam rooms for use

Assist providers with procedures and perform related tasks as instructed

Perform ear wax removals, staple and suture removals

Dress wounds and incisions

Competent use of LifePack, microscope, nebulizer, pulse oximeter

Administer medications and immunizations

Obtain blood specimens, perform simple in-office lab tests, preparing specimens and requisitions for transfer to other labs

Take, record, and respond to phone messages

Relay patient test results and treatment recommendations to patients

Fax/phone/mail prescriptions, forms, and medical record reports

Schedule patient appointments, referrals, procedures, and tests, providing patients with pertinent information

Coordinate necessary pre-authorizations

Produce and manage tracking and referral reports

Scan reports into Medical Records

Maintain medical inventory and medications, assisting with all vendor requests

Monitor refrigeration temps, oxygen tanks, and autoclave

Monitor and maintain a variety of medical equipment including, LifePack, microscope, nebulizer, pulse oximeter

Oversee daily sterilization process for supplies and instruments

Interact with other medical offices and care providers

5% Time Spent

Other duties as assigned

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