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Medical Assistant

Company: Sacred Circle
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

: Responsible for providing professional nursing care for clinic patients under supervision of the Physician or Advanced Practice Practitioner (APP). Assists Physician or APP and staff in coordinating patient care. Functions as primary liaison between patients, staff and Physician or APP.

  • Reports to : SLC Practice Manager
  • Department : Primary Care
  • Supervisory responsibilities : None
  • Schedule : Availability of 7:45 am - 6:00 pm The successful candidate:
    • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned that may include checking schedules & organizing patient flow.
    • Prepares patients for examination and treatment.
    • Takes patient histories and vital signs.
    • Performs blood draws and specimen handling.
    • Prepares exam and treatment rooms with necessary supplies, materials, and instruments.
    • Gives injections, and applies casts, splints, and dressings, as applicable.
    • Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.
    • Assists physicians in preparing for minor surgeries and physicals.
    • Assists with scheduling of tests and treatments.
    • Screens telephone calls for referral to physician.
    • Provides general information on departmental policies and procedures.
    • Notifies the Clinical Supervisor or Office Manager when clinical and office supplies need replenishing.
    • Assist in maintaining patient files, records, and other information to contribute to accurate data gathering.
    • Compiles and condenses technical and statistical data for reports and records.
    • Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
    • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
    • Maintains patient confidentiality.
    • Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement."
    • Performs related work as required. Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • A high school diploma or GED is required. Graduation from a recognized training facility for medical assistants is preferred.
      • Minimum one (1) year of experience in a physician practice is preferred.
      • CPR certification preferred; MA certification preferred.
        • Knowledge of medical practice and care to assist in giving patient care.
        • Knowledge of examination, diagnostic, and treatment room procedures.
        • Knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to administer patient care.
        • Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe work environment.
        • Skill in assisting in a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
        • Skill in taking vital signs.
        • Skill in maintaining records and recording test results.
        • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.
        • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
          • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

            Additional Information - Join us as we are Redefining Compassionate Healthcare, together! As group of 4 healthcare clinics, diversity drives our identity. We are proud of our Native American heritage. Whether you are seeking your first job, transitioning back into the workforce, looking to start your career, or grow an existing one, Sacred Circle Healthcare walks with you. We need you for what you can do. We strive for a mix of benefits to help you combine great work with a great life.
            • Competitive pay
            • Healthcare coverage for you and your family
            • Generous PTO, paid holidays and floating holidays to celebrate what is important to you (prorated for part-time employees)
            • Retirement matching to invest in your future
            • Colleagues that are unparalleled
            • A culture that is second to none Sacred Circle Healthcare/Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation gives preference to qualified American Indian/Alaskan Native Applicants PI200395029

Keywords: Sacred Circle, Salt Lake City , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Salt Lake City, Utah

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