Catholic Health Initiatives Certifed Medical Assistant- Family Practice and Urgent Care in DES MOINES, Iowa

Certifed Medical Assistant- Family Practice and Urgent Care

Description

THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT THE MERCY CLINICS FAMILY MEDICINE & URGENT CARE EAST VILLAGE. THIS POSITION WILL BE 40HR/WK WITH VARIED HOURS M-F BETWEEN 7A-9P AND OCCASIONAL WEEKEND HOURS SAT AND SUN 9A-4P

Job Summary:

Under

the direction of the health care provider, Certified Medical Assistant II is

responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes the safety and

wellbeing of all patients. Accurately

preforms preliminary physical tests such as:

measures blood pressure, records weight, temperature, pulse and

respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical

protocols.

Essential Duties:

  • Perform general patient care by following established standards and

procedures.

  • Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider.

  • Obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood

pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies,

and current medications and presenting problem.

  • May be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and

prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.

  • Administer ordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection,

topically, rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration.

  • May perform routine tests including but not limited to EKG’s.

  • Schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure

completion of testing.

  • Communicate with patient regarding test results and plan of care by phone

or mail as directed by physician.

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment; keep

patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items

according to protocol.

  • Document patient plan(s) of care, tests and examination results in the

medical record as directed by the provider.

  • Escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the practice

manager or healthcare provider(s).

  • Ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as

required.

  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy

rights.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead or as

requested by healthcare provider(s).

Qualifications

Certifications

ACLS_ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT - ACLS (AHA-ACEP-ASHI-MTN)

BLS-CPR_BASIC LIFE SUPPORT/CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER - BLS (AHA-MTN)

CMA_CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT - AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL ASSISTANTS

MEDAID_MEDICATION AIDE - State of Iowa

RMA_REGISTERED MEDICAL ASSISTANT - AMERICAN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST

Education

HSD:

Language

Not Specified

Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY EAST VILLAGE

Daily Schedule M-F VARIED 7A-9P/OCC WKNS

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0115856