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Requisition Number 17-0213
Post Date 2/21/2018
Title Bilingual Medical Assistant (Spanish) - MA
City Boulder
State CO
Description **Must be bilingual in Spanish and English**

This job exists to: Provide pro-active clinical support while assisting the clinician in meeting patient care follow-up, exam room set up and meeting organizational goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provides patient services not requiring the need of a provider, according to established protocols.

• Assists providers with patient care in a professional manner.

o Assists providers with patient follow-up.

o Schedules/Reschedules follow up patient appointments.

o Documents patient vital signs, medications, interventions (tobacco use, screen for drug use, LMP, immunizations, etc.) and allergies during each visit in medical record.

o Anticipates provider needs, in house/outside labs, and prep patient according to the visit type.

o Provides follow up and patient education services to patients.

o Completes tasks related to patient visit as necessary such as documentation required for the Cancer Screening Program, scheduling, imaging studies, and other tasks as needed.

o Assures stocking and exam room set up is completed prior to each visit and cleaned up after each visit. Washes instruments and cleans room after last session.

o Opening and closing lab, including autoclaving and packaging of instrument.

• Assists with orientation and training of new medical assistants.

• Prepares appropriate set up for procedures according to established protocol and may assist as requested by the provider.

• Inventory instruments on a regular basis.

• Assists other teams when needed to assure appropriate MA coverage.

• Request support from professional staff when required

• Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.

• Knowledgeable regarding immunizations as recommended by the CDC as well as administration techniques for pediatric through adult patients.

• Completes and passes an annual competency assessment including age-specific criteria.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Maintains a safe work environment:

o Implements, reviews, applies and actively enforces the clinic’s safety policies.

o Supports the safety program by actively looking for opportunities to improve safety practices and evaluates staff for safety practices and ergonomic issues.

o Disciplines staff when safety policies are violated.

• Compliance:

o Knowledgeable of and compliant with laws and regulations governing area of responsibility.

o Responsible for reporting any potentially non-compliant conduct.

o Cooperates fully with our Compliance Officer in upholding our Compliance Plan.

• Performs other duties and responsibilities, as required.


Requirements A. Education / Experience

1. High school diploma or GED.
2. Graduate from medical assistant school required.
3. Medical Assistant Certification preferred.
4. One year experience in a medical facility preferred.

B. Knowledge, skills and abilities:

1. Ability to work in a team management system.
2. Bilingual in Spanish and English required.
3. Sensitivity to low income, ethnic minority community a must.
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