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9 Oct 2018

Full-Time Clinic Assistant

Summit Community Care Clinic – Posted by Colleen Bechtel Frisco, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Apply by sending resume and cover letter to careers@summitclinic.org
The SCCC Clinic Assistant is responsible for assisting healthcare providers in the efficient and orderly delivery of medical services. They provide quality, cost effective, and compassionate medical care and treatment of the defined patient population. The Clinic Assistant performs related duties as assigned by their supervisor and the healthcare provider they are paired with during their shift.

The Clinic Assistant must demonstrate regard for the rights of all patients, staff and volunteers. The Clinic Assistant provides respectful and considerate care focused on the patient’s individual needs. The Clinic Assistant will provide a safe and confidential environment for patients, families and personnel.

• Rooms patients prior to being seen by medical provider in a timely fashion. This includes accurately taking and recording vital signs, patient’s chief medical complaint and a medical, surgical and social history.
• Assists medical provider with in-room patient care for requested procedures. Performs blood draws, specimen collection, wound care, ear washes, throat cultures, injections, pregnancy tests, electrocardiograph procedures and other lab duties as delegated. Completes lab paperwork as dictated by current protocol.
• Keeps exam rooms cleaned, sterilized, and stocked between patients. Performs sterilization or disposal of contaminated supplies. Informs supervisor of need for supplies, repairs and equipment. Performs all scheduled controls / tests on medical equipment according to manufacturer guidelines. Performs cleaning and sterilization on all medical equipment according to manufacturer guidelines.
• Consistently, accurately and objectively documents patient interactions and other information in Aprima. Charting is accurate, timely, appropriate and understandable.
• Completes lab tracking process in a timely and thorough manner as described in lab policy. Complete lab call backs as delegated by provider.
• Checks and documents calls to prescription refill line. Processes internal prescription dispensing according to protocol.
• Maintains all aspects of patient confidentiality according to HIPAA requirements.
• Maintains compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations and provides medical assistance in accordance with those guidelines. Responsible for maintaining knowledge of such regulations and for the application of such guidelines in the workplace.
• Maintains compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations and provides medical assistance in accordance with those guidelines. Responsible for maintaining knowledge of such regulations and for the application of such guidelines in the workplace.

Additional Tasks/Responsibilities:
These may change and additional duties may be assigned.
• Works closely with Health Educators and Healthcare Providers
• Collects and enters patient information about health history, behavioral health and substance use.
• This position must be able to work in any SCCC Clinic location, including all Summit and Lake County School Based Health Clinics.
Education/Experience: Graduate of a medical assistant or certified nursing assistant school or completed EMT training. At least one year of experience in a clinical setting. Previous non-profit and/or volunteer experience preferred.

Language Ability: Ability to read, write and clearly speak the English and Spanish language. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and deal with multiple variables.

Reasoning and Mental Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to exercise independent judgment. Self-directing and organized. Ability to reason objectively. Ability to assess, project and plan for patients needs. Ability to interpret state/ federal/agency regulations. Ability to document concisely, accurately and in timely manner. Ability to handle a variety of duties which may be interrupted or changed by immediate circumstances.

Interpersonal Skills: Ability to relate cooperatively and constructively with patients, co-workers, administration, physicians and providers, community agencies, referral sources, regulators and other health team members. Ability to enlist the cooperation of others. High tolerance for stress.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a solid knowledge of word processing software; spreadsheet software and database software.

Certificates and Licenses:
Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician required. Current Colorado licensure. Current CPR card required.

Job Categories: Healthcare. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Hourly Wage.

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