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Centura Health | Parker, Colorado
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Job Description

Centura Health Physician Group (CHPG) offers providers a true opportunity to live their calling to care while experiencing the support of a built-in comprehensive network, vast resources, professional growth, trusted leadership, generous benefits and an amazing quality of life with locations that span Colorado and into Western Kansas. CHPG is proud to connect providers and consumers through state-of-the-art technology, clinical resources and professional expertise to help people live healthier. Our coordinated services represent a full continuum of care – from preventive and early diagnoses to leading-edge treatment and life-saving critical care. CHPG’s ability to deliver better health care value is the direct result of combining the best clinical tools, shared resources and medical expertise with a patient-centered approach that emphasizes Centura Health’s mission and commitment to quality, compassion and service.



 



JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 52702



RECRUITER:



Tiffany Milbourne



tiffanymilbourne@centura.org



 



CLINIC:



Integrated OB/GYM



Parker, CO



 



SCHEDULE



Days



 



SHIFT



Shift: This is a Full-time position requiring 40 hours per week.


Position Summary



 



Assumes a supportive role and has responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and



collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical,



emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes the optimal health, wellbeing and safety of the



patient in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the delegation of medical services as



defined by State Medical Practice Act. May perform a variety of clinical tasks as directed by an



authorized health care provider in accordance with the Centura Health Physician Group Scope of



Practice. May assist with front office duties and scheduling of tests and/or patient appointments.



Responsible for accurate chart documentation and medical record maintenance. Attends / conducts inservice



presentations and seminars to facilitate personal and professional growth. Demonstrates personal



accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.



 



Minimum Education Requirements




  • High School Degree or Equivalent

  • Certified Medical Assistant, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant or Registered Medical Assistant is strongly



preferred




  • Diploma from an accredited medical assistant's program and externship completed is preferred



 



Minimum Experience Requirements




  • One year experience preferred

  • Clinical skills and knowledge base specific to specialty



 



License/Certifications




  • Current Certification as a Medical Assistant, is strongly preferred

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers preferred



 



Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )




  • Assess patient's physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview,



review of medical records & clinical data. Evaluates patient's response and reports to responsible



provider to ensure optimal patient outcome.*




  • Contributes to the development and implementation of patient plan of care and in collaboration with



the interdisciplinary team; determine presence/absence of barriers to active participation in the



individualized care plan and ability to self-manage their health conditions, with the purpose of



planning patient care and care coordination.*




  • Demonstrate competency in a variety of therapeutic and diagnostic interventions including but not



limited to vital signs, minor treatments/procedures, prevention services, pre-visit planning and postvisit



follow up, medication refills per protocol for existing treatment plans and ensures patient flow



through the clinic is efficient. Actively uses and incorporates the use of patient registry into practice to



determine ongoing healthcare needs. *




  • Promote, advocate and collaborate to protect the health and safety and rights of each patient.*

  • Provide patient/family education through assessment of patient/family, health literacy, barriers to



learning readiness, needs, and ability. Provide teaching and evaluate effectiveness of teaching;



patient engagement. *




  • Encourage patient engagement in the healthcare partnership through the use of motivational



interviewing, evidence based self-management support protocols, tools, and teach-back



methodology.*




  • Aid in the coordination of the patient' plan of care to ensure patient flow through the clinic is efficient.*

  • Recognize the patient or designee as a full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care



based on respect for the patient's preferences, values, and needs.*




  • Provide relationship-based care in which the medical assistant strives to understand what is most



important to the individual and actively engage them in all aspects of care. This care will be



delivered with respect for cultural differences and the diversity of human experience.*




  • Contributes to continuous process improvement by taking an active role in patient experience and



satisfaction.*




  • Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective



patient care.*




  • Professional role model for all staff demonstrating ethical/legal/professionalism in alignment with the



system Standards of Behavior.*




  • Manages resources and patient flow by identifying community resources to support wellness with



individualized patient's needs. *




  • Uses standards of care, policies/procedures and regulatory guidelines to guide practice.*

  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Function effectively within inter-professional teams, fostering open



communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care.



Participate in the activities of an interdisciplinary care team that takes collective responsibility for



proactively supporting patient's unity of body, mind and spirit. *




  • Precepts and mentors new staff or medical assistant students as needed.*

  • Takes the lead to ensure adequate levels of supplies are available for clinic operations to continue



un-interrupted service and the environment is safe and clean. *




  • Seeks out learning opportunities and continuing education to advance skill set*

  • Seeks experiences that reflect current practice in order to maintain skills and competence in clinical



practice or role performance.*




  • Maintains professional records that provide evidence of competency and lifelong learning.*

  • Evaluates one's own integrity and clinical practice in relation to professional practice standards and



guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations. Takes action to achieve goals identified during



the evaluation process.*




  • Demonstrates a commitment to the organization through ongoing participation at clinic based



meetings.*




  • Verbalizes an understanding of the value of measurement and the importance of continuous quality



improvement data. Use quality measures to improve performance and accountability for patient



outcomes, patient experiences and safe delivery of care. *




  • Participate in clinic-based Quality improvement, evidence-based practice and research activities.*

  • Knowledgeable of practice protocols developed from evidence based guidelines.*

  • Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment



used in the patient care setting.*




  • Thorough and confidential maintenance of patient charts and records including importing and



communication of scanned documents*




  • Document ongoing status, interventions, patient response and outcomes in accurate, timely manner.*

  • Use information technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support



decision-making.*



 



Physical Requirements



Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or



up to 10 lbs. constantly


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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