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Athletic Trainer / CMA

at Boulder Medical Center

Posted: 7/30/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 689555
Keywords: exercise

Job Description

Job Description:

Do you enjoy working with friendly and helpful people in a positive work environment? Are you ready to embrace a career as a Athletic Trainer / Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) that offers a variety of learning opportunities? Are you looking to make a positive impact on peoples' lives in our community?

Consider a career in the medical field as a Athletic Trainer / Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) at Boulder Medical Center (BMC). We're an independent, multi-specialty, outpatient network of providers and staff dedicated to engaging our patients in high-quality, compassionate health care. For nearly 70 years, BMC has been locally owned and operated, providing exceptional medical care to patients across the northwestern Front Range and surrounding communities. This unique business model is why many of our employees come and stay!

SUMMARY - Athletic Trainer / Certified Medical Assistant (CMA):

BMC is currently seeking experienced Athletic Trainer / Certified Medical Assistants (CMA) to join our Avista team in Louisville, Colorado.

Job Duties:

CLINICAL SKILLS – Athletic Trainer

  • Assistingwith ultrasound injections (US tech tasks: prepping the patient, saving images, injection assistance).
  • PreppingPRP (Plasma Rich Plasma) injections (draw the blood, centrifuge blood, preparefor physician to inject).
  • Preparingspinal patient injections and assisting during procedure
  • Review pre& post injection prep and care instructions with patients
  • Designpatient specific/injury specific rehab exercise program (based on AthleticTrainer Skill Set)
  • Exerciseteaching after clinic visit (based onAthletic Trainer Skill Set)
  • Applyprotective or injury prevention devices such as tape, bandages or braces – bodypart specific (based on Athletic Trainer Skill Set)
  • Assess andreport the progress of recovering athletes (based on Athletic Trainer SkillSet)
  • Advisesathletes on proper use of equipment (basedon Athletic Trainer Skill Set)
  • PerformingE-Stim (based on Athletic TrainerSkill Set)
CLINICAL SKILLS - Medical Assisting
  • Recognizes,evaluates, and responds to emergency or unusual situations in the clinic using judgmentwithin skill level to obtain additional help, if needed, to ensure proper medicalcare.
  • Preparesexamination/treatment rooms for provider’s use by ensuring that appropriatesupplies, equipment, and instruments are available and ready on a daily basis.Maintains examination/treatment rooms in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Assists asneeded and/or instructs the patient in preparation for the provider’s examinationand/or specific treatment.
  • Assists theprovider with examination by anticipating needs for instruments and supplies (e.g.,minor surgery, pelvic examinations, diagnostic procedures, etc.)
  • Performsroutine procedures within skill level and certification per provider’s order.
  • Collects specimens from patients pervisit protocol or provider’s order in accordance with CLIA performancestandards. When ordered, performs and documents waived/non waived testing inboth the electronic record and CLIA paper log. Correctly labels laboratoryspecimens prior to sending to the laboratory verifying lab order has beenentered into patient’s electronic record. When required, prints out requisitionfrom patient’s medical record to accompany specimen to lab.
  • Records all medical information in thepatient’s electronic medical record (EMR) (i.e. vitals signs, treatments,special procedures, and/or instructions), according to BMC EMR protocol.
  • Administers, and documents in EMR forall prescribed, OTC medications and drug samples, according to BMC EMRprotocol.
  • Submitselectronically and/or faxes new prescriptions and refill prescriptionsaccording to provider orders in a timely manner. Records all new prescriptionand refill information in EMR per BMC EMR protocol.
  • Understandsand uses Patient Portal (where applicable) for non-urgent patient communicationfollowing BMC guidelines.
  • Providesadditional basic instructions and basic information to patients regardingmedical care as ordered by the provider (i.e., use of crutches, use of specificmedications, etc.).
  • Teachesbasic procedures to patients and their families regarding specific outpatientmedical care within own skill limitations as ordered by the provider