Medical Assistant

Job Number
203411
Banner Staffing Services - Western Region
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Staffing Service WR - Banner Staffing Services-WR
Position Type
BR: Banner Registry
Street Address
1801 North 16th Street
City & State
US-CO-Greeley
Posting Category
Medical Assistants

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This is an exciting opportunity to jumpstart your career as a Certified Medical Assistant with Banner Staffing Services! 

 

This position will support a variety of Banner Health offices and facilities in Loveland, Fort Collins and Greeley, Colorado located in the Northern Front Range of Colorado.

 

Registry work does not offer guaranteed hours or benefits however, we are specifically looking for staff available to work up to 40 hrs per week. 

 

Requirements include:

  • Medical Assistant Certification through one of the following organizations (AAMA, AMT, or NCCT ONLY)
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers(CPR) - must be current*

*Banner clinical certifications such as BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP must be Healthcare Provider Courses and include written examination and a skills performance demonstration check off to be acceptable. The following companies meet these standard:

  • American Heart Association (AHA)
  • American Heart and Safety Institute (ASHI)
  • Red Cross

 

As a Banner Staffing employee you are also a Banner Health employee.  You will be eligible to apply as a transfer to any regular Full Time or Part Time opportunity within Banner Health at any time as an internal applicant.  This is a great way to market your skills within Banner Health.  

 

During your assignment you are eligible for Banner Health benefits which include: 

  • 403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan
  • Enjoy Wellness programs
  • Discount programs
  • Employee Assistant Programs

 

If you do eventually transfer into a regular benefit eligible position you will then be eligible for Banner's outstanding additional benefits.  

 

Apply now as a Banner Staffing Certified Medical Assistant  to be a in our staffing pool and begin your journey with Banner Health!

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About Banner Staffing Service WR
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job 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.

 

Essential Functions

  • 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.

 

  • 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 EKGs. 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

 

  • Orders supplies and stocks patient care areas. Monitors inventory including medication/injectables and immunizations (e.g. expired medications/equipment and recalls).

 

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

 

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

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Knowledge as normally obtained through graduation from an Accredited Medical Assisting Program. Completion of an approved medical assistant training program as defined by state regulations.

Medical Assistant Certification is required. If certification is not in hand at the time of hire, individuals will have 6 months from the date of hire to obtain certification. If not eligible for MA certification at the time of hire, must complete CEUs for ABR-OE, which meets CMS requirements for Meaningful Use. All direct patient care personnel are required to demonstrate competent performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (BLS) techniques for adults, children and infants according to the standards of a nationally recognized, standardized, credentialed healthcare provider course every other year.

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.

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.