You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Limited Scope Medical Assistant.
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.
Youâ™re generous with your thoughts, your time and especially your passion for patient care.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
SCL Health Medical Group is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. With locations throughout Colorado, Montana and Wyoming, we offer a wide variety of primary and specialty care services.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Limited Scope Medical Assistant you need to know how to:
Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider while maintaining a positive and caring attitude.
Be attentive to patientâ™s needs, coordinate care, administer care, and document appropriately.
Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights by observing HIPAA regulations.
Obtain and record patient information; vital signs, height, weight, allergies, current medications, medical history, and chief complaint, etc.
May be required to draw and collect blood samples and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
Per Provider request, may perform routine tests including but not limited to EKGâ™s, hearing and vision screens.
Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follow up as appropriate to ensure completion of testing.
Communicate test results to patients and establish plan of care by phone or mail as directed by the Provider.
Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the medical record as directed by the provider.
Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; stock patient exam rooms while maintaining cleanliness and organization, and dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.
Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection, topical, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.
Perform clinical diagnostic x-rays and prepare completed studies for provider review.
Perform all required processor and equipment maintenance and quality control processes.
Prepare patients for radiologic procedures and protect patients, self and other staff from radiation hazards.
Take X-rays following established procedures for patient care and safety, which involves setting up and operating radiographic equipment used in the medical diagnosis and/or treatment of patients.
Position patients and take X-ray of specific parts of the patientsâ™ body as requested by the physician.
Process film and check X-ray for clarity of image; retake when necessary.
Distribute X-ray to appropriate medical staff.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Current Limited Scope certificate and state license
Maintain radiology educational
Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval)
Minimum of three (3) months of previous experience within a healthcare setting
Successful completion of initial MA onboarding program within 90 days, annual skills fair, and in-services for site specific tasks
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program
At least one (1) year of Medical Assistant experience
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Limited Scope Medical Assistant Âon our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 20002211
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that operates eight hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers in three states – Colorado, Kansas and Montana. The health system includes 15,000 full-time associates and more than 500 employed providers.