Job Description

Job Description Title:  Part-time Medical Assistant

Medical Assistants work under the license of the Provider (MD, DO, PA-C and NP). Medical Assistants may only perform the duties they are qualified to perform based on their certification, experience, comfort level, and under the scope of practice of the medical clinic.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Medical Assistant services at the clinic for a minimum of 20 hours per week
  • Work in a collaborative team environment to help enhance the health and well-being of RRCC students
  • Assist with college events, participate in health promotion activities for the clinic and campus, and assist with campus outreach
    • Providing coverage in the clinic and participate in events outside the clinic as a representative of the health and counseling center
  • Provide vacation coverage for the FT Medical Assistant
  • Cover sick time for FT Medical Assistant
  • Adherence to all HIPPA and FERPA laws
  • Knowledge, compliance, and adherence to OSHA and Blood Borne Pathogens training
  • Knowledge and use of CCCS and RRCC software including Banner, CashNet, and Microsoft Office
  • Maintenance of Certified Medical Assistant licensure and certifications (BLS, First Aid, etc.) via CME prior to the expiration date of said license/certification

Duties-Medical

  • Take and record full vital signs for all patients including temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration rate, pulse oximetry, and chart information accurately
  • CLIA-Waived for in-house lab testing: Rapid Strep, Rapid Flu, Mono Spot, urine analysis, urine pregnancy test, etc.
  • Perform venipuncture and collection of laboratory samples
  • Process and record all lab tests and specimens accurately
  • Collect urine samples, use urinalysis machine, and report results to provider
  • Check blood sugar using Glucometer and report results to provider
  • Perform quality checks on Urinalysis machine and Glucometer
  • Call back patients regarding test results when appropriate
  • Take critical lab results over the phone and report to the provider
  • Set up and assist provider with minor procedures and health maintenance examinations
  • Monitor vaccinations including ordering, inventory, safety precautions, and recording refrigerator temperatures
  • Administer vaccines, flu shots, and TB tests
  • Record vaccines in Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS)
  • Dispose of biohazard materials and sharps containers to designated college site
  • Knowledge, compliance, and adherence to OSHA and Blood Borne Pathogens training
  • During a medical emergency: Identify medical emergency, notify provider, activate EMS if necessary, and assist provider as directed

Duties-Administrative

  • Assist with oversight of the clerical assistant in daily duties, triage patients, and answer medical questions within MA scope of practice for patients who present in the clinic or on the phone
  • The MA is responsible for knowing and performing all duties that the clerical assistant performs for operation of Behavioral Health and Student Health areas
  • Knowledge about use of general office equipment
  • Answer phone calls and check voicemails for both clinics regularly
  • Schedule patient visits and follow up appointments
  • Check student eligibility using Banner
  • Oversee the check in process and paperwork for all patients including presentation of the Privacy Policy
  • Prepare medical charts daily: print, photocopy, fax, labeling, etc.
  • Process payments for supplies, procedures, tests, and vaccinations using CashNet
  • Call patients for appointment reminders
  • Collect data (as designated by the Clinical Director) prior to filing all charts
  • Complete filing of charts and other documents in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MA Certification/Completion of Medical Assisting Program AND either
  • 6 Months Verifiable experience as a medical assistant OR
  • 6 months of verifiable experience in a medical clinic

Please contact Sylvia Vigil at Sylvia.Vigil@rrcc.edu with questions about this position. 

Please contact Bob Miller at Bob.Miller@rrcc.edu with questions about employment with RRCC in general.

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