Peak Vista Community Health Centers

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Medical Assistant

at Peak Vista Community Health Centers

Posted: 2/21/2020
Job Reference #: 4094
Keywords: patient, health

Job Description

Title:Medical Assistant
ID:4094
Department Location:3205/3207 N. Academy, Colorado Springs, CO 80917
Category:Nursing / Allied Health / Clinical Support

Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a nonprofit health care organization whose mission is to provide exceptional health care to people facing access barriers through clinical programs and education. We provide integrated health care services to include medical, dental and behavioral health throughout 26 outpatient health centers within El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong “Hospitality” culture. Our organization has over 950 employees and serves more than 94,000 patients annually in the Pikes Peak and East Central regions of Colorado. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).


Job-Specific Details

Clinic Type: Family Health Center

Job Summary

Direct support for patient care providers in the performance of routine and acute clinical functions pertinent to efficient, ambulatory patient care. Performs preliminary patient care, including vital signs, interviewing and documentation of the chief complaint. Collects lab specimens documents and routes to the lab with appropriate forms completed. Sterilizes and cleans instruments/equipment per agency protocols. Familiar with routine lab tests and procedures, able to recognize abnormal results and take appropriate action. Schedules appointments, and performs the necessary intake functions for arriving patients, assists in questions, directs telephone calls, and other patient service duties. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received: Clinical Team Manager
Supervision Exercised: N/A

Qualifications
Education: Graduated from a Medical Assistant Program. “Registered Status" desirable. Military applicant acceptable with equivalent training.

Work Experience: Externship completed. Previous ambulatory care experience preferred.

Cognitive Skills (Language, Math, Reasoning Ability): High language, math, reasoning and critical thinking abilities

Computer Skills: Basic computer knowledge required, keyboarding skills

Certificates & Licenses: MA certificate and current CPR (BCLS) certification required

Physical Demands

Able to support/lift at least 50 pounds. Long periods of standing, moving, occasional periods of sitting. Hearing within normal range for telephone use. Must be able to get from one clinic site to related locations. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

**PVCHC participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s I-9 to data from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration Records. To learn more, visit: everify.com

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