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Medical assistant

Company: Innovage
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

This is a PART-TIME position. The Clinical Medical Assistant provides clinical support care to participants. The Medical Assistant also performs administrative and other general duties to support overall clinic functions. Assists in prioritizing the scheduling of participants by consulting with medical staff, daily, to manage the participant flow.Takes the vital signs of participants and performs the collection of specimens including phlebotomy, finger sticks, and pulse oximetry tests as requested by medical staff. Reports abnormal findings and changes to Registered Nurse/Provider.Ensures that all lab specimens are labeled and ready for the courier to pick up in a timely manner.Prepares participants to be seen in the clinic by assisting them in disrobing and positioning participants in beds, chairs, or exam tables. Ensures that participants are ready to be seen by nurses and providers in an appropriate state.Assists providers and nurses with medical procedures and treatments that they have been trained and completed competencies on. Assists in the preparation and dispensing of medications, inhalers, eye drops, injections, etc., to participants, depending on qualifications and site requirements.Schedules necessary appointments and lab draws for participants for the clinic for internal and external specialists and appointments when requested.Educates participants and notifies them of lab results as assigned.Complies with all regulatory and policy and procedure guidelines.Maintains exam rooms for necessary supplies, materials, and cleanliness. Ensures that exam rooms are always well-stocked managing inventory of clinic supplies and puts needed supplies on the re-order list. Performs any necessary filing or clerical duties necessary to complete charting requirements.Completes weekly audits as assigned.Confirms that lab results are received and contact the lab company as needed for additional information.REQUIREDGraduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program Knowledge of medical terminology Ability to perform phlebotomy functions and EKGs1+ year working with the frail and elderlyHigh school diploma or GEDPREFERREDBi-lingual InnovAge's Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is an alternative to nursing facilities. Seniors receive customized healthcare and social support at a nearby PACE center supported by a team of medical experts dedicated to providing personalized healthcare and support to help them age at home. Our greatest assets are our team members who make a difference in the lives of those we serve every day. ---Elevate your future with co-workers passionate about a patient-centered care model supported by comprehensive services to improve the quality of care while reducing over-utilization of high-cost care settings.As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer InnovAge is committed to and values an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, pregnancy or any other status prohibited by applicable law. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience, and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential bonus or benefits. Comprehensive benefits include m/d/v, short and long-term disability, life insurance and add, supplemental life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) savings, paid time off, and company paid holidays. Salary Range MinimumUSD $21.00/Hr. Salary Range MaximumUSD $22.20/Hr.

Keywords: Innovage, Pueblo , Medical assistant, Healthcare , Pueblo, Colorado

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