You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Lead 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 Lead Medical Assistant, you need to know how to:
Direct and guide back office staff in providing patient care procedures and services.
Monitor and expedite workflow; assist in identifying and providing guidance in resolving procedure and service issues.
Obtain and record vital signs and other appropriate information, such as height, weight, drug allergies, current medications and presenting problem.
May draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
Administer vaccines via oral, topically, by injection, and/or nasal administration.
Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follow up to ensure completion of testing.
Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep patient exam rooms clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol.
Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone or mail as directed by physician.
Formulate and document patient care plans, charts, tests and examination results in the medical record.
Handle medical supply inventory, orders, and cost control.
Escalate non-routine issues to the practice manager or physician.
Step in to provide care and assessments based on the clinic scope of your license.
May be asked to provide input into employee performance appraisals; interviewing new staff and providing orientation and instruction.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Current BLS certification endorsed by the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain within 60 days of hire (with prior approval) or current ACLS certification
Minimum of two (2) years of related experience in a front or back office clinic setting
Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant program
Successful completion of an Accredited National Certification Exam (i.e.: AAMA or AMT) for Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Lead Medical Assistant on 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: 859
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.