Professional Temporary-Health Care Technician II




The Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs invites applications for a Medical Assistant. This is a half-time Professional Temporary position.

The Medical Assistant will aid providers by performing front office and back office administration duties and handling basic clinical tasks.

Examples of Work Performed:

Back Office Duties
  • Assist in examination and treatment of patients under the direction of the RN and/or provider
  • Interview patients, measure vital signs (i.e., pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure, weight, and height).
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records system.
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping rooms neat and clean.
  • Stock medical provider treatment rooms with products and supplies at least once daily.
  • Prepare and administer medication as directed by provider.
  • Explain treatment procedures, medication, and providers' instructions to patients.
  • Help providers with patients, handing them instruments and materials for performing tasks.
  • Set up medical laboratory equipment.
  • Authorize drug refills and provide prescription information to pharmacies.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
  • Assist as chaperone in escorted procedures as indicated.

Front Office Duties
  • Responsible for front office first impressions and building relationships with the patients.
  • Greet and log in patients arriving at front office or clinic.
  • Perform general office duties at the front desk such as answering telephones and scheduling appointments for patients.
  • Perform excellent customer service skills checking patients in and out using the EMR system and receive payment for services.
  • Call clients confirming appointments.
  • Record all information into the EMR system patient records.
Job Competencies:
  • Excellent organization, customer service, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to remain calm in crisis/emergency situations
  • Complies with all applicable patient privacy requirements and maintains patient confidentiality at all times

For the purposes of FLSA, this position has been determined to be non-exempt from (eligible for) overtime under FLSA.

Hourly Pay Rate: $16.24

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School diploma
  • Basic Life Support verification through the American Heart Association with card in-hand before start date and current through 30 days of hire
  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office and HER Systems
  • Active Medical Assistant registration or certification such as RMA, CMA, CCMA, or NCMA


Special Instructions to Applicants:In preparation for completing your application, have you attached your cover letter and resume? In order to submit your application, you will be required to attach these documents.



Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Application Materials Instructions:Position is open until filled. Applications submitted by August 17, 2017, will receive full consideration. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Please apply at www.ccu.edu/cu-careers. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information.



Job Category: Professional Support Services

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40082 - Beth-El Grad Nursing

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Aug 3, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Deborah Tuffield

Posting Contact Email: dtuffiel@uccs.edu

Position Number: 00736668

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