Cheyenne, Wyoming | Medical | Full Time |

Medical Assistant

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

To apply for this job please visit www.cheyenneregional.org.

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center was founded in 1867 as a tent hospital by the Union Pacific Railroad to treat workers injured while building the transcontinental railroad. Today, we are the largest hospital in the state of Wyoming, employing over 2,000 people, and treating over 350,000+ patients from southeastern Wyoming, western Nebraska, and northern Colorado. We pride ourselves on patient and employee experience by living our core values of Integrity, Caring, Compassion, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Excellence to I.N.S.P.I.R.E. great health.

Our team makes a difference every day by providing trusted healthcare expertise through a passionate and I.N.S.P.I.R.E.(ing) approach with a personal touch. By living our values, we aim to achieve our goal of becoming a 5-star rated hospital, providing critical support and resources to our community and the greater region we serve. If you are eager to make a difference and passionate about healthcare, we encourage you to apply today!

Why work at Cheyenne Regional?

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403(b) with 4% employer match
ANCC Magnet Hospital
21 PTO days per year (increases with tenure)
Education Assistance Program
Employee Sponsored Wellness Program
Employee Assistance program 

Day in the life of a Medical Assistant:

Medical Assistants demonstrate advanced critical thinking skills in the clinic setting.  This position is responsible for the collection of patient information as well as clerical and environmental tasks necessary to assist with provider directed patient care.

Here is what you will be doing:

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Obtains, verifies, and updates patient information and health history.  Charts patient information into the medical record as reported by the patient.
Assists patients with ambulation, transfers, assistive device instruction, body mechanic instruction, and activities of daily living.
Obtains patient vital signs, administers basic wound and first aid, and therapeutic modalities,
Performs phlebotomy, point of care testing, and specimen handling; i.e. urine, throat, vaginal, stool, and sputum.
Administers subcutaneous injection, intramuscular injection, intradermal injection, and medication administration (with the exception of narcotics).
Performs electrocardiography including placement of electrodes and obtaining EKG results.
Assists in minor surgeries, including surgical tray set-up, pre/post-surgical care, and suture removal.
Set-up instruments and equipment according to department protocols; aseptic/sterile technique and basic decontamination, instrument wrapping, cleaning of exam/procedure room/instruments/and equipment between patient visits to maintain infection control requirements.
Orders, sorts, stores supplies, and restocks exam/procedure rooms.
Sends/receives patient medical records, obtains patient lab/X-ray reports, hospital or clinic notes and referral information.
Completes forms/requisitions as needed to ensure provider availability, schedules appointments, and verifies insurance coverage and pre-authorizations to ensure current and complete information in patient chart.
Provides an active and supportive role in clinic process improvement initiatives.
May travel to offsite offices for Outreach Clinic support based on clinic needs.

Desired Skills:

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Proficient MS Office, Outlook and Internet Explorer skills
Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to demonstrates an independent work initiative and sound judgment
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Knowledge of health care field and medical office protocols/procedures
Knowledge of specific assisting tasks related to particular medical practice
Knowledge of medical terminology

Here is what you will need:

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High school diploma (or equivalent certificate from an accredited program) or higher degree
Cheyenne Regional AHA RQI within 14 calendar days of start date
60 Days: Medical Assistant (MA) certification/registration within 60 days of start date
Outreach Only (determined by clinic leadership):Valid USA driver’s license
Must have clean driving record that follows Cheyenne Regional Medical Center’s driving guidelines

Nice to have:

WY Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) license and/or experience
Emergency Medical Tech (EMT) certification and/or experience

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