A Medical Assistant I performs routine clerical and clinical
tasks within the clinic, assisting Physicians and other licensed
providers to provide cost effective, quality patient care.
**Department Location: Bountiful Family Medicine Clinic**
The Medical Assistant I functions under the supervision and
licensure of the Physician or Advanced Practice Clinician within
the clinical setting.
Performs basic clerical and office duties, including:
Assembles necessary documents and supplies.
Effectively uses computer applications as needed in the office
Schedules, coordinates and monitors appointments,
inpatient/outpatient admissions, tests and
Maintains medical records and other information.
Maintains inventory of supplies, ordering and restocking as
needed to ensure availability for patient care.
Accurately documents patient history, physical and vital
information into the medical record.
Performs business and financial duties including:
Under the direction of the provider, assigns procedural and
diagnostic coding to encounter forms.
Conducts pre-authorizations, referrals, etc in accordance with
third party insurer requirements.
Facilitates timely billing by completing the necessary
Performs clinical functions within acceptable standards of care
Prioritizes (triage) patient needs, identified through phone,
electronic and walk-in communication, in accordance with
established guidelines, standing orders, and protocols.
Recognizes and appropriately responds to emergency
Prepares and maintain examination and treatment areas.
Performs complete intake process as specified by physician or
other providers (chief complaint, history, vital signs, height,
weight, OFC, care process model data, etc.).
Administers screening tests to patients (i.e. visual tests,
audiology, spirometry, EKGs, etc.) within practice type.
Assists provider with examinations, procedures, treatments and
Provides patient education as directed (content reflects
specific MA training, guidelines, care process models,
Reports significant changes in patient condition or other
pertinent patient information to the Physician.
Following provider instructions, demonstrates accurate, timely
and efficient follow through with pharmacy refills, scheduling out
of clinic procedures, obtaining, reporting and tracking of lab
results, leaving phone messages and distributing faxes.
Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives (i.e.
CQI, TQM, Lean, 100% participation, etc.).
Current Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare
Satisfactorily completes applicable competency
assessments/skills checklists within 90 days of hire/transfer into
Medical Assistant job.
Current national MA certification from one of the following
national MA certifications/registrations: Registered Medical
Assistant (RMA) of AMT, National Certified Medical Assistant
(NCMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), or Certified
Medical Assistant (CMA) of the AAMA.
Successful completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program
or one with which Intermountain Healthcare has a valid affiliation
agreement or successful completion of an accredited LPN or RN
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Two years of Medical Assistant experience in an outpatient
clinic or other healthcare setting.
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Successful completion of a Medical Assistant internship.
Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels,
assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and
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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and
visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as
hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues
quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency
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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and
delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes
frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care,
accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer
patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and
equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and
including heavy items.
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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients
and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This
includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including
heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms
(full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
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May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an
extended period of time.
**Scheduled Weekly Hours:**
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