UnityPoint Health

CMA or LPN - Neurosurgery Clinic

Requisition ID
Medical Assistants
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
1026 A Ave NE
9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
Cedar Rapids
Neurosurgery - Cedar Rapids- C
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits


UnityPoint Clinic


$3,000 Sign-On Bonus

Starting pay $18.73+ (years of experience considered)

Neurosurgery Clinic

Full-Time, Monday and Friday, 8am-5pm


Perks of working in a clinic:

Monday-Friday schedules with work/life balance!

No holidays!

Care for a diverse patient population & serve your whole community!

Work in a team environment with providers and medical staff!


Why UnityPoint Health?

·         Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

·         Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

·         Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

·         Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

·         Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.


Questions? Contact Alicia.HayesKerr@unitypoint.org


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information prepa
  • ring 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-9 coding. 
  • Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members. 
  • Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes. 
  • Provide information to appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. health department).
  • Facilitate and support relationships between providers (e.g. within clinic, referring) and with ancillary services.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
  • Understand inpatient and outpatient specialty procedures. Responsible for compliance with precertification requirements
  • Thoroughly understand anatomical impact (phases/stages, thresholds) for clinic specialty services including co-morbidities and influences impacting patient care and treatment.
  • 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.
  • Meet the department work schedule.
  • Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
  • Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
  • Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Behave in a manner consistent with all Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
  • 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.


  • Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants or LPN.
  • Required Certification or Licensure in the state of Iowa:
    • Current CMA certification for Certified Medical Assistant from AAMA, NCCT, AMT or NHA or
    • Current Iowa or Illinois LPN license 
  • BLS and Mandatory Reporter
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of health system EMR.
  • Requires clinical knowledge and analytical abilities necessary to plan and evaluate patient care.
  • Ability to maintain effective and organized systems to ensure timely patient flow.
  • Creative thinking; analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities; self-direction, theoretical implementation, and evaluation.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including exceptional customer service and phone etiquette.


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