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Granite Peaks Gastroenterology offers excellent career opportunities, great benefits and an enjoyable work environment.  Our organization believes in improving lives through exceptional and compassionate care.  We understand the importance of dedication, growth and a good work-life balance. We value our employees and are committed to helping individuals succeed in a career at Granite Peaks Gastroenterology.  

Job Benefits

At Granite Peaks Gastroenterology, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package for our eligible employees such as:

  • – Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • – Employer-funded Health Equity Account contributions
  • – Health Advocate support
  • – Life insurance and long-term disability
  • – Paid time off and holidays

Available Positions

Medical Clinic Lead

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Medical Clinic Lead

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is a busy and fast-paced GI clinic in Sandy, Utah. We believe in compassion care and exceptional service and our clinic is very patient-focused. We have an exceptional physician group that serves our patient population. We are looking for a Clinic Lead to support our growing and dynamic team.

The Clinic Lead is responsible for overall management and efficient operation of the outpatient clinic. This position will oversee staffing in the following departments: Front Desk, Procedure Scheduling and Clinical Medical Assistants. The Clinic Lead will be responsible for facilitating a positive patient experience through all aspects of the patient care visit.

The candidate must possess exceptional communication skills and the ability to facilitate a culture of growth and collaboration. Excellent computer skills and previous knowledge of EMR required.

Description of Clinic Lead Primary Responsibilities:

Oversees daily clinical operations. Identifies and resolves operational problems.

Manages assigned personnel. Manages Medical Assistants, Procedure Scheduling and Reception departments. Mentoring and coaching of assigned staff. Perform evaluations, disciplinary action and identify training and coaching opportunities.

Assists with hiring and training of assigned staff.

Reconciles employee time sheets and maintains leave records. Prepares schedules.

Motivate staff and develop employee appreciation program supporting employee retention. Support a positive and productive environment and support morale.

Handles patient issues/complaints through resolution. Determine areas of additional training need and coach staff on how to facilitate a positive patient care experience.

Provides coverage in all clinical departments, as necessary. Encourage comradery through teamwork.

Maintains high patient satisfaction levels by identifying areas of improvement and enhancing on strengths of staff.

Maintain clinic scheduling templates and make recommendations to physicians and staff to maximize efficiency and ensure our patients are seen timely and that the practice is meeting the needs of the community.

Develops, schedule and leads weekly department huddles and monthly staff meetings

Oversee the maintenance and ordering of supplies for the clinic.

Ensure Physicians and Medical Assistant staff meets MIPS and other regulatory requirements.

Support interdepartmental communication and by working with other department managers on workflow and problem solving

Assures team is meeting goals, for company, department and individual

Other duties as assigned

Minimal Requirements

Knowledge

Knowledge of health care field and medical office protocols/procedures.

Knowledge of specific assisting tasks related to particular medical practice.

Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families.

General knowledge of computer data entry (Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, EHR )

Prior Human Resource experience preferred

3 years minimum required in medical office management

Skills

Skill in performing medical assistance tasks appropriately.

Skill intact and diplomacy in interpersonal interactions.

Skill in understanding patient education needs by effectively sharing information with patients and families.

Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.

Abilities

Ability to learn and retain information regarding patient care procedures.

Ability to project a pleasant and professional image.

Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete delegated tasks.

Ability to demonstrate compassion and caring in dealing with others.

Ability to accurately document in an EHR system (NextGen).

Ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced specialty clinic.

Ability to work well with others; organize and efficiently run the medical provider clinics

Ability to think critically and attentive to detail

Ability to resolve issues in a positive manner

Excellent communication and problem solving skills

High level of initiative, self-starter and independent

Job Type

Full-time

Salary

$50,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year

Experience

Medical Clinic Management: 3 years (Required)

Education

High school or equivalent (Required)

Work authorization

United States (Required)

Work Location

One location

Benefits

Health insurance
Dental insurance
Paid time off

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused

Innovative — innovative and risk-taking

Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture

Stable — traditional, stable, strong processes

People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused

Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Schedule

Monday to Friday

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Endoscopy/ASC Clinical (RN) Nurse Director

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Endoscopy/ASC Clinical (RN) Nurse Director

Granite Peaks Endoscopy Center is seeking a Full-Time Clinical Nurse Director. Our office is growing and we are looking for a professional and motivated individual to join our team. We believe in compassionate care and impeccable service. We take pride in treating everyone with kindness, honesty and respect. We are looking for someone in alignment with our values that can support our growing team.

The full-time Clinical Nurse Director is responsible for providing clinical and administrative leadership to assure the success of the Endoscopy Center. Plans, organizes and directs the essential administrative functions of the (Ambulatory Surgical Center) ASC. Coordinates and directs patient care of the facility according to regulations and accepted accreditation standards. Coordinates activities of the organization to accomplish the goals of the quality management program. Works with medical staff to coordinate the functions of patient care services. Responsible for management of all aspects of the environment of care.

The Endoscopy Clinical Nurse Director fulfills many other day-to-day duties, including:

Develops proper clinical procedures that ensure patient safety, comfort, and quality

Develops appropriate admission and discharge procedures and assures that pre-admission criteria are appropriately met

Researches and prepares cost reduction proposals and implements them as applicable

Evaluates ongoing patient care and reports significant patient problems to appropriate team members

Collaborates with Human Resources to ensure personnel policy development and communication to staff to achieve consistency in labor and employee relations

Serves as resource and role model for staff

Plans, evaluates, recommends and implements new initiatives when appropriate

Selects and hires employees according to established guidelines. Monitors, coaches, develop and evaluate performance of staff on an ongoing basis in accordance with applicable performance standards

Assures compliance with all ASC policies and procedures and governmental regulations pertaining to: Controlled substances and legend drugs, including sample medications, infection control, patient confidentiality, CPR, ACLS, safety and risk management in collaboration with Clinic Safety Coordinator and HR, quality improvement and quality assurance, emergency codes and evacuation, professional licensure and regulatory requirements.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with vendors, employees, managers, and physicians

Assists with the development of patient education material

Supports and promotes a positive image of the ASC when dealing with patients and others inside and outside the organization

Monitors patient service feedback and contributes to the process of resolving complaints and service issues

Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing REQUIRED

Minimum four (4) years nursing management experience, preferably in an operating room setting/ASC

Experience obtaining and maintaining Medicare certification through AAAHC or JCAHO

Managed or implemented electronic health records in an ASC setting.

SKILLS:

Excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals

Ability to work effectively present information

Job Type

Full-time

Experience

ASC Management: 2 years (Preferred)

License

Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC) (Preferred)

Work authorization

  • United States (Required)

Work Location

  • One location

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule

  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift

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Endoscopy Registered Nurse (RN)

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Endoscopy Registered Nurse (RN)

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology/Endoscopy is seeking a full-time Nurse for our Sandy Endoscopy Center. Our office is growing and we are looking for a professional and motivated individual to join our team.

We believe in compassionate care and impeccable service. We take pride in treating everyone with kindness, honesty and respect. We are looking for someone in alignment with our values that can support our growing team.

Endoscopy RN responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Coordinate and supervise patient care reflecting the needs of the patients, families, and the facility.

Give care, showing flexibility with rules and regulations, as indicated by the patient’s needs.

Make decisions reflecting knowledge of facts, knowledge of disease/surgical conditions, care required, and good judgment.

Performance indicates knowledge in all areas of patient and family services specific to outpatient/ambulatory care, equipment safety, conscious sedation, and procedures.

Utilize personal initiative, maintain a steady level of productivity, function as a self-starter, and a compatible and supportive team player.

Communicate appropriately and clearly to the Center Director and Director of Nursing.

Maintain a good working knowledge of medications commonly used in the procedural setting, BLS and ACLS for full time and part time employees. Registered Nurses will have 3 months to obtain ACLS certification.

Have knowledge of IV insertion skills and the fluids used, to include antibiotics given.

Demonstrate the ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment of a patient and reassess as needed.

Have the ability to assess and reassess pain, utilize appropriate pain management techniques, and educate the patient/family.

Perform all aspects of care (pre-operatively, intra-operatively, and post-operatively) in an environment optimizing patient safety and reducing the likelihood of medical/healthcare errors.

Be able to formulate an individualized plan of care for each patient.

Possess knowledge of cardiac monitoring and identifying dysrhythmias.

For assisting the physician during procedures, the candidate must be able to:

Make use of a working knowledge of scopes and care.

Label specimens correctly.

Assist in transport of patient to recovery.

Communicate patient information to the recovery RN.

Treat family and patients with respect and dignity.

Carry out medical and procedural aseptic techniques and universal precautions.

Meet current documentation standards and policies and complete these items during each workday.

Complete annual educational requirements.

Actively participate in Quality Management as directed.

Education

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Associate Degree in nursing required. Able to read and communicate in English. BLS and ACLS.

Experience

One to three years of nursing practice, preferably in a peri-operative setting, or in an Operating Room.

Licensure

RN Licensed by the State of Utah Special

Training:

Must have training or self-paced instruction in information management, and be able to utilize computers and various software programs

Job Types

Full-time, Part-time

Salary

$25.00 to $29.00 /hour

License

  • BLS, ACLS (Required)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Nursing Degree:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends
  • Day shift

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Triage Telephone Medical Assistant

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Triage Telephone Medical Assistant

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is a busy and fast-paced GI clinic in Sandy, Utah. We believe in compassion care and exceptional service and our clinic is very patient-focused. We have an exceptional physician group that serves our patient population. We are looking for a Triage Medical Assistant (MA) to support our growing and dynamic team.

The Triage MA works with the practice physicians and physician assistants and is expected to have a general knowledge of all clinical operations. The Triage Medical Assistant will assist the physician in an out-patient clinic setting.

The Medical Assistant will provide a professional interface between the patient, doctor, and front desk throughout the patient visit as well as provide follow up patient communication and education.

Triage Medical Assistant Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

Timely follow-up and response to patient questions, results and inbox tasks

Prepare documents and notes for patients and physicians

Provide clinical support by following up on requests from providers

Assisting providers with the examination of patients and performance of procedures

Maintain a high degree of professionalism and compassion in sensitive discussion

Scheduling diagnostic procedures; coordinating pre-authorization with insurance as required

Schedule office visits when needed

Describe diagnostic testing requirements to patients

Notifying patients of diagnostic test results (laboratory and radiology) and delivery of follow up instruction

Approve prescription refills and call in new prescriptions; coordinating pre-authorization with insurance as required

Patient education

Maintain attestations for MIPS and other regulatory bodies as requested

Complete MIPS documentation requirements

Perform in-office diagnostic procedures

Other duties as assigned

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge

Knowledge of health care field and medical office protocols/procedures.

Knowledge of specific assisting tasks related to particular medical practice.

Knowledge of information that must be conveyed to patients and families.

General knowledge of computer data entry (Microsoft Office Suite, Windows, EHR)

Minimum 5 years Triage Medical Assisting Required

Job Type

Full-time

Salary

$18.00 to $21.00 /hour

Experience

Medical Triage: 5 years (Required)

Education

High school or equivalent (Required)

License

  • CCMA (Preferred)

Work authorization

  • United States (Required)

Work Location

  • One location

Benefits

Health insurance

Dental insurance

Paid time off

PRN

No

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

Detail-oriented — quality and precision-focused

Outcome-oriented — results-focused with strong performance culture

Stable — traditional, stable, strong processes

People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused

Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative

Schedule

Monday to Friday

No weekends

Day shift

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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is seeking a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. We offer excellent career opportunities, great benefits and an enjoyable work environment. Our organization believes in improving lives through exceptional and compassionate care. We understand the importance of dedication, growth and a good work-life balance. We value our employees and are committed to helping individuals succeed in a career.

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant functions independently and in collaboration with Clinic physicians in the delivery of gastrointestinal health care. Assesses, interprets, and integrates findings to determine appropriate diagnostic, educational and therapeutic management plans for individuals with acute and chronic GI illnesses. Utilizes leadership and professional development skills to assure quality patient care and medical practice. Performs other duties as assigned.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Performs medical services within the scope of education, training, and experience including:

Conducting patient visits per accepted practice standards

Obtaining patient histories and performing physical examinations

Ordering and evaluating appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies

Developing and implementing a treatment plan in accordance with clinical practice guidelines and protocols

Monitoring the effectiveness of therapeutic intervention, assessing and managing patient follow-u p care

Works independently and in collaboration with the physicians. Seeks and obtains input

from physicians regarding questions and issues pertaining to the treatment and/or care of patients as needed.

Maintains confidentiality of patient information.

Documents in the medical record all care or contact with the patient, whether in person or over the phone.

Personally reviews and signs off on all lab and diagnostic studies ordered.

Assists in the development of clinical and practice guidelines. Works closely with the physician and executive management in development of clinical standards, objectives, safety, education and utilization of clinical personnel, quality assurance, utilization of supplies and equipment, and maintenance and improvement of clinical policies and procedures.

Communicates with patients by telephone including answering patient questions and concerns according to protocol, discussing medication refills, scheduling follow-up appointments or further work-u p, and discussing results of lab studies or x-rays.

Teaches and promotes practices to improve or maintain health to patients and families.

Acts as a role model and in selected situations precepts clinical staff and other advanced practice health care professionals.

Participates in activities that contribute to the education of patients and families, and other health care professionals including educational presentations.

At all times when engaged in professional activities will wear a nametag identifying himself/herself as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Makes patients clearly aware at all times whether they are being cared for by a physician or Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant.

Performs all duties and functions in strict compliance of the clinic’s Corporate Compliance Plan, and all applicable federal, state, local, and regulatory agencies.

Exhibits knowledge of evaluation and management (E&M) coding guidelines, and demonstrates appropriate application of those guidelines as evidenced by accurate E&M coding.

Exhibits awareness of managed care and health plan requirements in respect to prescription formularies, precertification requirements for lab or diagnostic tests, participating facilities, and medical necessity criteria. Utilizes appropriate health and medical resources to coordinate treatment plans for patient per requirements of the managed care plans where applicable.

Participates in the team approach to GI health care as adapted by this practice that includes some overlap of medical, nursing, and business aspects.

Assumes responsibility and accountability for time management, professional relationships, and interpersonal interactions within the job setting.

Maintains and enhances current level of knowledge and ability relative to GI health care and health care delivery in the private practice setting.

Maintains continuing education requirements necessary for licensure and certifications. Maintains membership in appropriate professional organizations.

Performs other duties personally identified as needing to be done or as assigned.

Qualifications:

Current Utah license to practice medicine as a Nurse Practitioner (APRN) or Physician Assistant (PA) REQUIRED

ACLS/BLS certification REQUIRED

Must possess strong communication, organizational, leadership skills; have an ability to analyze, plan, and coordinate medical care while making appropriate medical decisions.

If you are interested in a career in Gastroenterology, apply today.

Job Type: Full-time

Education:

  • Master’s (Required)

License:

  • Utah PA or APRN (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

GI Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Physician – Gastroenterologist

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Physician - Gastroenterologist

Granite Peaks Gastroenterology is looking for a GI physician to join its remarkable practice in 2020.

Granite Peaks GI sits in the foothills of the beautiful Wasatch Mountain range in Sandy, Utah. Our new office building houses six board-certified gastroenterologists and three physician assistants, with room to grow.

A short walk across the parking lot takes you to our state of the art 100% physician-owned endoscopy center, completely self-contained and, arguably, the most efficiently run, patient centric center of its kind in the area.

We also have a strategically located second office location just 15 minutes away in Lehi, Utah. Granite Peaks GI has a pathology laboratory with 2 pathologists to provide quick, convenient, accurate test results.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Gastroenterology
  • Current Utah State License
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred, but not required
  • EUS training preferred, but not required
  • ERCP training preferred

Granite Peaks GI offers:

  • Competitive salary with an option for practice partnership
  • 1:7 Call
  • Paid Time Off
  • CME
  • Relocation Costs up to 10K
  • Medical, Dental , Vision, Life and Long Term Disability
  • Signing Bonus

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