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Company: Stride Community Health Center
Location: Denver, CO
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

About STRIDE Community Health Center

 

STRIDE is a non-profit, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a history of providing primary care and other health-related services in a community-based setting. Established in 1989 in response to the primary health care needs of the medically indigent population in suburban Denver, STRIDE has the largest population base of any FQHC in Colorado and provides primary care, dental, pharmacy, behavioral health, health education and outreach and enrollment services in accordance with its mission. We provide a positive workplace with a culturally diverse population of employees that are committed to being focused and disciplined team members. 

 

We Offer:

    • Medical, Dental, and Optional Vision Insurance.
    • Paid-Time-Off (PTO).
    • Company Paid Life Insurance.
    • A 401K retirement savings plan & match!
    • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care options.

A successful candidate will live STRIDE ICARE values:

Integrity – doing the right thing even when no one is watching.

Compassion – meeting the patient where they're at with empathy.

Accountability – doing what we say we're going to do.

Respect – showing attention to human dignity.

Excellence – having a “growth mindset; striving to learn more and practice continuous improvement.  

What will you be doing in this role? A successful candidate will:

  • Welcome patients by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries.
  • Prepare patients for the health care visit by directing and/or accompanying them to the examining room; providing examination gowns and drapes; helping them to position themselves for the examination and/or treatment; arranging examination rooms instruments, supplies and equipment.
  • Verify patient information by interviewing patient; reviewing and/or recording medical history; taking vital signs; confirming purpose of visit or treatment.
  • Support patient care delivery by helping health care providers during examinations; preparing laboratory specimens; performing standing orders; complete EKG/ECG per provider instruction; performing basic laboratory tests on the premises; disposing of biohazard/contaminated supplies; sterilizing medical instruments; administering medications on the premises; appropriately forwarding drug refills to a medical provider as directed; drawing blood; ensure exam rooms are clean, prepared and stocked for receiving patients; removing expired supplies.
  • Educate patients by providing medication and diet information and instructions per provider direction; answering patient questions as appropriate and forwarding appropriate questions to their provider or other staff member as appropriate.
  • Complete records by recording in EMR.
  • Keep supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventative maintenance as appropriate; informing supervisor when repairs or additional equipment is needed.
  • Maintain safe, secure and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations; appropriately responding to emergency codes; communicating safety issues/concerns timely and appropriately.
  • Maintain patient confidence and protects operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
  • Serve and protect the practice by adhering to professional standards, policies/procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, accreditation standards, maintains active MA Certification and CPR.
  • Update job knowledge by participation in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhance health care practice reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Qualifications

A successful candidate will possess the following education or formal training

  • High school diploma or GED required. Graduation from an approved Medical Assistant Program.

A successful candidate will possess experience:

  • 1 year back office experience or other proven proficiency preferred.

** A valid driver's license will be required for any position requiring driving between STRIDE locations.

Material and equipment directly used: Computer, printer, multi-line telephone systems, fax machine, copy machine, Microsoft Office Outlook, EHR, autoclave, centrifuge, hemocue, glucometer, nebulizer, EKG machine, pulseoximeter, oxygen cylinder, spirometry, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, waived and moderate complex lab test kits, fetal doppler and electronic thermometer.

Working environment/physical activities: Office environment within a clinical setting.  Enters data into computer programs via computer, mouse and keyboard.  Moves/transports objects up to 25 lbs frequently and up to 75 lbs occasionally. Communicates information to others.  Discerns/analyzes information from others to assist in decision making.

Join Us. Together We Improve lives.

STRIDE conducts a background check, criminal history, education, license, and certification.

STRIDE recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our organization.  STRIDE is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status. STRIDE does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.


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