Medical Assistant Plastic Surgery in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States (2023)

Job Description:

A Medical assistant has accountability for providing care to patients in an ambulatory clinic setting. This will involve caring for patients with acute and chronic needs

Are you interested in advancing your career while helping people live the healthiest lives possible? Do you want to have a job where the work you do matters? At Intermountain Healthcare, we are looking for Medical Assistants who are patient-focused and engaged.

With full-time, part-time, and PRN shifts, we are sure to have something that fits your busy schedule. Our flexible scheduling is great for students and those looking for life balance.

Don’t have your Medical Assistant certification? No problem! On-the-job training is available. Becoming a Medical Assistant can be a great first step in your healthcare career if you are looking to become a Registered Nurse, Advanced Practice Clinician, Healthcare Leadership and more!

What does it mean to be a Medical Assistant with Intermountain Healthcare? Check out this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=84cnGVGcpLk&feature=youtu.be) to learn more.

Scope

The Medical Assistant (MA) functions under the supervision and licensure of the Physician or Advanced Practice Clinician within the clinical setting.

Posting Specifics

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Shift Details: 40 hours/week, Full Time

Unit/Location: Salt Lake Clinic Plastic Surgery

Additional Details:

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life

Paid Time Off

Education Assistance

Tuition Reimbursement

401(k) 2% for all caregivers with additional matching up to 4%

Health and Wellness Programs including a Live Well Incentive Program

Access to on-site fitness gyms

Over 302,000 discount offers across 10,000 cities on everything from pizza, the zoo, movie tickets, car rentals, and hotels

Cell Phone Discounts (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile)

Click here (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits/) for more details

Job Essentials

Performs basic clerical and office duties including:

Assembles necessary documents and supplies.

Effectively uses computer applications in the office setting.

Schedules, coordinates, and monitors appointments, inpatient and outpatient admissions, tests, treatments, and procedures.

Maintains medical records and other information.

Maintains inventory of supplies. Orders and restocks as needed to ensure availability for patient care.

Accurately documents patient history, physical, and vital information into the medical record.

Performs business and financial duties including:

Under the direction of the provider, assigns procedural and diagnostic coding to encounter forms.

Conducts pre-authorizations and referrals in accordance with third party insurer requirements.

Facilitates timely billing by completing necessary documentation.

Performs clinical functions within acceptable standards of care including:

Prioritizes (triage) patient needs identified through phone, electronic, and walk-in communication in accordance with established guidelines, standing orders, and protocols.

Recognizes and appropriately responds to emergency situations.

Prepares and maintains examination and treatment areas.

Performs complete intake process as specified by physician or other providers (chief complaint, history, vital signs, height, weight, OFC, care process model data, etc.).

Administers screening tests to patients (e.g., visual tests, audiology, spirometry, EKGs) within practice type.

Assists provider with examinations, procedures, treatments, and interventions.

Provides patient education as directed (content reflects specific MA training, guidelines, care process models, protocols).

Reports significant changes in patient condition or other pertinent patient information to the Physician.

Following provider instructions, demonstrates accurate, timely, and efficient follow through with pharmacy refills, scheduling out of clinic procedures, obtaining, reporting and tracking of lab results, leaving phone messages, and distributing faxes.

Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives (i.e. CQI, TQM, Lean, 100% participation, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications

Medical Assistant - Resident

Entry Pay: $18.02+ (Pay is dependent on years of relevant medical experience)

  1. Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.

  2. Satisfactorily completes applicable competency assessments/skills checklists within 90 days of hire/transfer into Medical Assistant job.

Medical Assistant

Entry Pay: $18.55+ (Pay is dependent on years of Medical Assistant experience)

  1. Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.

2 Satisfactorily completes applicable competency assessments/skills checklists within 90 days of hire/transfer

3a. Successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program or one with which Intermountain Healthcare has a valid affiliation agreement

  • or -

3b. three years of Medical Assistant experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting

-or-

3c. successful completion of an accredited LPN or RN program and a current LPN or RN license.

Medical Assistant - Senior

Entry Pay: $19.29+ (Pay is dependent on years of Medical Assistant experience)

  1. National MA Certification or current LPN/RN licensure.

  2. Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.

  3. 2 years of Medical Assistant (or LPN or RN) experience in an outpatient clinic or other healthcare setting. (If experience is as an LPN or RN then successful completion of an accredited LPN or RN program and a current LPN or RN license are also required.)

  4. Satisfactorily completes applicable competency assessments/skills checklists within 90 days of hire/transfer.

  5. Additional assignments required (e.g. Clinical Coach, Supervisor/Champion, performing audits, training

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

  • and -

Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

  • and -

Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).

  • and -

May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Location:

Salt Lake Clinic

Work City:

Salt Lake City

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$18.55 - $26.42

For a description of Intermountain's employment benefits, click

HERE. (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits)

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.

Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.

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Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Healthcare that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.

Learn more about diversity at Intermountain, here. (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/diversity/)

Introduce yourself to our Talent Acquisition team and we will get in touch if there is a role that seems like a good match.

Intermountain Healthcare’s PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits/peak-program/)

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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