Primary Healthcare is a physician-owned and operated health care company located in Utah. Our goal is to provide exceptional healthcare for our patients from the beginning to the end of their visit, with convenient scheduling, friendly staff, helpful and caring doctors, on-site prescription refills, Telehealth visit options and the follow-up care they need to live their best life.
We believe that quality health care starts with employees that enjoy their careers and co-workers. We work hard to ensure a respectful environment with a focus on healthy work-life balance and fair compensation. Primary Healthcare is always looking for qualified candidates, including physicians and medical staff to join our team. We offer the following benefits to our employees:
- Physician and medical staff leadership opportunities
- Benefits including medical, vision and dental insurance
- 401K Matching
- HSA Contribution
- Ample PTO
About the job
We are looking for an energetic, friendly, hard working medical assistant to help us in a busy and growing medical practice. This position provides assistive care to patients and to efficiently delivery patient care, supports the professional role of the licensed staff, and provides support and assistance as directed by licensed staff in rendering basic healthcare to the patient. This position also assists with clerical functions as a multi-skilled auxiliary worker. This position provides direct patient care and may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to state law.
• Prepares patients for examinations and diagnostic procedures according to clinic procedures such as recording temperatures, pulse rate, blood pressure and responses to standardized medical history questions.
• Reports all observed patient concerns and changes in condition to a licensed staff member.
• Performs Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Waved Lab tests as identified by department and reports results to the appropriate personnel.
• Performs additional skills such as suture removal, straight catheterization and injections (IM, Subq and intra-dermal).
• Acts as a chaperone for health care providers during patient examination as requested and assists with procedures.
• Monitors and cleans assigned patient examination rooms, unit areas and unit equipment reporting outdated supplies, stock levels and restock set levels of items and necessary equipment repairs.
• Answers telephones, forwards telephone messages and under the direction of licensed staff schedules appointments, procedures and diagnostic tests.
• Assists in routine clerical functions such as filing of medical information in patient’s records, locating and compiling department charts, obtaining medical records from other providers and entering charges for billing purposes.
• Attends and completes mandatory education including infection prevention and control, safety, CPR, equipment usage and procedures according to hospital and department policies.
• May perform patient phlebotomies in accordance with clinic procedures and physician orders after specialized training.
• May apply leads and monitors for diagnostic procedures such as EKG and ultrasound scan under the direct supervision of licensed personnel.
• May instruct in Basic Life Support (BLS) requirements.
• May perform IV access.
• May perform other duties based on department assigned.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
• Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
• Demonstrated phlebotomy skills.
• Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.
• Ability to withstand the physical demand of being on your feet for long periods of time, of moving and lifting patients and of reaching for and handling equipment.
One of the following:
• Current certification to practice as a Paramedic
• Current certification as a Certified Medical Assistant
• Current certification as a Emergency Medical Technician
• Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant
• Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.
• This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care. Workers in this position may be exposed to infectious diseases. Incumbents face exposure to potentially dangerous contaminated bodily fluids, blood, used needles and other contaminants as part of the daily hazards of the job.
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