Primary Health Care Medical Assistant in Marshalltown, Iowa
Looking for an opportunity to do amazing work helping others? You've come to the right place. Let's make a difference! PHC is a community health center offering medical, dental, pharmacy, and supportive services in Ames, Des Moines, & Marshalltown.
As a Medical Assistant, you will support the delivery of healthcare by providing clinical care and administrative support as delegated by licensed clinical staff. You will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to welcome patients to a safe and inclusive environment and to engage patients in holistic care. This position is full-time and will typically work 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday 11 AM - 8 PM and will participate in the Saturday rotation 9 AM - 1 PM, which typically requires clinic support staff to work approximately 1 Saturday per quarter. Schedule is not guaranteed and may change based on clinic needs.
This position is eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus. See details in the Compensation & Benefits section of this posting.
What You'll be Doing
Documents patient care accurately and timely in the electronic health record. (Clinical documentation)
Facilitates the patient rooming and intake process and obtains accurate patient vital signs per established workflow. (Patient rooming, intake, and vital signs)
Performs point-of-care testing per CLIA guidelines and other established workflows. Ensures service orders are completed timely. (Point-of-care testing)
Administers medications, immunizations, and treatments per written or standing orders. (Medication administration)
Performs lab and diagnostic testing per written orders, explains testing procedure and preparation, and reports test results per procedure. Ensures test orders are completed timely. (Lab & diagnostic testing)
Completes timely prior authorizations and referrals per established guidelines. (Prior authorizations and referral management)
Answers and returns phone calls timely.
Prepares for exam/procedure and assists provider as requested.
Provides patient education appropriate to the patient’s age and identified learning needs.
Collaborates with assigned Care Team by participating in team huddles and pre-visit planning for scheduled patients.
Completes and accurately documents quality controls per established process.
Performs pre-cleaning and transport of contaminated instruments per infection control policies and procedures.
Routinely evaluates supply levels in exam rooms, removing expired supplies and restocking as appropriate.
Qualifications You Need to Bring
Completion of an accredited Medical Assistant program
Current Medical Assistant Certification or Registration issued by AAMA, AMT, NCCT or NHA
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers Certification *
Mandatory Reporter Certification *
Must be obtained with Introductory Period if not current.
We Take Care of Our Employees!
Your experience and skills determine the pay we offer within our range.
PHC offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:
Generous PTO accrual (equal to 4 weeks at end of 1st year) plus paid holidays
License/certification fee reimbursement
Paid time off for continuing education & continuing education reimbursement
Tuition reimbursement program
401k with company match
Medical insurance - PHC Pays, on average, 80% of medical premiums for all plan types (employee, employee + family, etc.)
Life & disability insurance
Flexible spending & health savings accounts
Supplemental accident & critical illness insurance
Discounts on pet insurance
Visit https://phciowa.org/careers for a summary of PHC’s benefits.