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Medical Assistant Outpatient Imaging Clinic

Company: Banner Health
Location: Loveland
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Primary City/State:

Loveland, Colorado

Department Name:

McKee Breast-Img Ctr

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

Primary Location Salary Range:

$20.60/hr - $30.89/hr, based on education & experience In accordance with State Pay Transparency Rules.

Good health care is key to a good life. At Banner Health, we understand that, and that's why we work hard every day to make a difference in people's lives. Do you like the idea of making a positive change in people's lives - and your own? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Banner Imaging offers a customer-focused team that provides a comprehensive range of Medical Imaging procedures in a friendly work environment and career growth opportunities. As a Medical Assistant, you will provide front and back office support. You'll work closely with a team of individuals dedicated to providing the positive patient experience.

DUTIES:

  • S chedule BIRAD 0's (screening mammos that are called back)
  • Setup the room for procedures and biopsies
  • Assist with both biopsies and procedures
  • Inventory and supply ordering including stocking LOCATION:
    • Primary- McKee Breast Center - 1900 N. Boise Ave, Suite 110, Loveland, CO 80538
    • Secondary- Skyline - 2555 E. 13th St. Suite 100, Loveland, CO 80537 & Greeley & Greeley Breast Center - th Ave, Suite 102, Greeley, CO 80634 SHIFT:
      • Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri - 8:00am-4:30pm
      • Thur. 8:00am-12:00pm

        Medical imaging plays a pivotal role in the delivery of excellent patient care at Banner Health. From detection and diagnosis to the treatment of illnesses and abnormalities, Banner Health's varied medical imaging and radiology services help physicians establish and execute individualized treatment plans. Medical Imaging professionals also enjoy access to: - State-of-the art technology - The latest in Picture Archival Communication System (PACS) technology - Relocation assistance - Tuition reimbursement - Continuing education programs - Career growth and promotion opportunities - Travel medical imaging technologist positions.

        POSITION SUMMARY
        This position is responsible for assisting clinicians and nursing staff in providing medical care, as well as, implementing and evaluating direct patient care. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment and skills to provide an excellent patient experience.

        CORE FUNCTIONS
        1. 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.

        2. Assists providers with exams and minor in-office procedures which could include taking patients' blood pressure, documenting respiration and heart rate/pulse, taking temperature, as well as performing phlebotomies, ear irrigation and EKG's. Acts as chaperon as needed. Uses universal blood and body fluid precautions at all times and personal protective equipment as needed. Responsible for prioritization of patient flow through clinical process.

        3. 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. 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.

        4. Provides clerical support with patient/client notifications and documentation 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.

        5. 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.

        6. Orders supplies as directed, stocks patient care areas. Medication ordering and tasks related to all medications (e.g. expired medications/equipment and recalls).

        7. Develops and maintains effective communication mechanism with all external and internal customers. Exemplifies service orientation and the team concept in all contacts.

        8. This position will complete all necessary on-boarding/orientation activities, including simulation training, as needed or directed.

        9. This position works under the direct supervision of the providers. This position interacts with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients, families and external contacts, such as employees of other health care institutions, community providers and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient. Also interacts with physician's offices in order to report, ask for or clarify information. Prioritizes data from multiple sources to provide support for the response of the patient and family to changes in health status.

        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
        High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Completion of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by state regulations.

        Active Medical Assistant Certification is required. Certification or additional training must meet the requirements for Meaningful use. BLS certification required. Active Medical Assistant certification such as: Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) with proof of current membership from American Medical Technologists (AMT) or Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) with proof of current membership from American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) with proof of current membership from National Health Career Association (NHA) (Test administered after 7/1/2017 only) or National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) with proof of current membership from National Certified Competency Testing (NCCT).

        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.

        Employees working at BUMG, BUMCT, or BUMCS in a Behavioral Health clinical setting that serves children must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. Employees working at Banner MD Anderson on the Banner University Medical Center Phoenix campus must possess a State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment. This is a requirement of the Whole Family Counseling Program held at this specific facility.

        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.

        EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans

        Our organization supports a drug-free work environment.

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Keywords: Banner Health, Loveland , Medical Assistant Outpatient Imaging Clinic, Other , Loveland, Colorado

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