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Certified Clinical Medical Assistant/Licensed Practical Nurse (CCMA/LPN) (PRN/RELIEF)

at Southwest Health Systems

Pay: up to $12.99/hour
$12.99- $20.32p/h based on qualifications and experience
Posted: 7/28/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary,On Call
Job Reference #: 1091063
Keywords: office

Job Description

  • 780 SMG Primary Care & Womens Health
  • Cortez, CO, USA
  • $12.99- $20.32p/h based on qualifications and experience
  • Hourly
  • Relief (PRN)

Performs a variety of office duties in assisting the physician in office procedures, patient communication, completing necessary paperwork, and scheduling and referring patients for tests and treatments. Alternatively performs functions of a clinic assistant, functioning under the direction, guidance, and supervision of a licensed physician or nurse, assisting in planning, providing, and evaluating nursing care for patients in coordination with other health disciplines. Prepares patients and assists physician with minor surgical procedures. Takes vitals such as blood pressure, pulse, and temperature. Maintains inventory of supplies, sterilizes instruments and equipment. May complete lab tests and/or x-rays with the scope of CMA credentials. Requires certification from a nationally approved accreditation body.

CCMA Regulatory/Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certificate (required) within 3 months of hire.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • One year prior medical assisting preferred. 

LPN Regulatory/Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current Colorado LPN license.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • A minimum of one year applicable clinic setting experience.

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Skills: 

  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret medical data and professional journals.
  • Ability to understand and use electronic medical record software.
  • Ability to listen and understand patient questions and communicate complex information accurately and understandably.
  • Strong communication skills.

** All Southwest Health System positions are subject to a Post Offer-Pre Work Screen. This physical exam will determine the capability of the applicant to perform the essential functions. **

** If you are selected for this position, prior to appointment, you may be subject to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use. **

** THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR A MINIMUM OF 5 DAYS. AFTER THAT DATE, THE POSITION WILL CLOSE WHEN A SUITABLE CANDIDATE IS SELECTED. **