UnityPoint Health Certified Medical Assistant-Urgent Care West in Dubuque, Iowa
Sign-On Bonus: $3,000 for qualifying applicants!
We are looking for a full-time Certified Medical Asisstant to join our Urgent Care department. Work hours will be 12 hour shifts: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, for 72 hours per pay period. You will be required to work a holiday and weekend rotation.
Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures. Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status.
Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-10 coding. Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members.
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Clinical Excellence/Patient Care
Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures.
Demonstrates competence in the clinical skills necessary to carry out assigned job duties.
May be required to draw and collect blood and other samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
Administer ordered medical and/or vaccines.
Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status.
Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-10 coding.
Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
Development and Patient Education
Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members.
Thoroughly understand testing (lab and procedures) values and relationship to patient status with accountability to take next steps, as appropriate to scope and licensure.
Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.
Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
Maintain compliance and behave in a manner consistent with all policies and procedures, including but not limited to Compliance, HIPAA and personnel workplace rules.
Behave in a manner consistent with all Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
• Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
• High school diploma required if work is performed in a moderately complex CLIA lab.
• Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
• Computer data entry experience.
Current CMA certification for Certified Medical Assistant from AAMA, NCCT, AMT or NHA.
BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English
Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.
Requisition ID: 2022-123518
Street: 350 N Grandview Ave
Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital
Name: Urgent Care West
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .90
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: 12 hour shifts: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, for 72 hours per pay period. This position does have a holiday and weekend rotation.
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org