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Intermountain Health Medical Assistant Radiology Technologist in Laurel, Montana

Job Description:

A Medical assistant has accountability for providing care to patients in an ambulatory clinic setting. This will involve caring for patients with acute and chronic needs

Posting Specifics:

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes

  • Hours: Full-Time (40 hours)

  • Pay Range: $22.67 - $38.98 hourly (Experience Based)

Benefits (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits/) are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind, and social well-being. To that end, we have launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling, and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement.

Scope

As a Full Scope Medical Assistant you need to know how to:

  • Obtain and record patient information; vital signs, height, weight, allergies, current medications, medical history, and chief complaint, etc.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of examination, diagnostic and treatment room procedures.

  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

  • Per Provider request, may perform routine tests including but not limited to EKGs, hearing and vision screens.

  • Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follow up as appropriate to ensure completion of testing.

  • Communicate test results to patients and establish plan of care by phone or mail as directed by the Provider.

  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; stock patient exam rooms while maintaining cleanliness and organization, and dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.

  • Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.

  • Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.

  • Perform clinical diagnostic x-rays and prepare completed studies for provider review.

  • Perform all required processor and equipment maintenance and quality control processes.

  • Prepare patients for radiologic procedures and protect patients, self and other staff from radiation hazards.

  • Take X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety, which involves setting up and operating radiographic equipment used in the medical diagnosis and/or treatment of patients.

  • Position patients and take X-ray of specific parts of the patients body as requested by the physician.

  • Process film and check X-ray for clarity of image; retake when necessary.

  • Distribute X-ray to appropriate medical staff.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Current/valid registration by the American Registry of Radiological Technology (ARRT).

  • Current Full Scope certification and State Licensure.

  • Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval).

  • Minimum of 3 months of previous experience within a healthcare setting.

  • Successful completion of initial MA onboarding program within 90 days, annual skills fair, and in-services for site specific tasks.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -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.- and -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.- and -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.- and -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).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Anticipated job posting close date:

02/28/2024

Location:

Laurel Clinic – Family Medicine

Work City:

Laurel

Work State:

Montana

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$22.67 - $38.98

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits/) , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers (http://www.sclhealthbenefits.org) ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/diversity/) .

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

Intermountain Health is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called Select Health, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.

Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.

To find out more about us, head to our career site here (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/?utm_source=Workday&utm_medium=Redirect&utm_campaign=CareerHome_workday) .

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Intermountain Health strives to make the application process accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact 1-800-843-7820 or email recruitment@imail.org . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Health that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.

Learn more about diversity at Intermountain, here. (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/diversity/)

Introduce yourself to our Talent Acquisition team and we will get in touch if there is a role that seems like a good match.

Intermountain Health’s PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits/peak-program/)

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.

Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!

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