UnityPoint Health

Clinical Care Attendant-Clinic

Requisition ID
2022-109088
Category
Medical Assistants
Location
US-IA-Bettendorf
Address
5185 Competition Dr
Affiliate
9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
City
Bettendorf
Department
Retail- Express Bett Plex
State
IA
FTE
0.3
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Part time .3 (12) hour weekend shifts
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time No Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint Clinics

Express Care-Bett Plex

Bettendorf, IA

.30 Part Time (Not benefit eligible)

Minimum of (1) 12 hour shift per week rquired and every third weekend.

 

The Clinical Care Attendant (CMA or LPN) is responsible for assisting the Physician, Nurse Practitioner, and Physician Assistant (collectively “Provider”) with front office and back office duties in the outpatient management of patients on a rotating basis. This position is a vital part of the office team that cares for patients in the clinic setting working under the direction of a Provider and working closely with the Provider, other clinical staff, and direct patient care. Additionally, the Clinical Care Attendant is responsible for a variety of clerical and clinical functions within a clinic setting requiring knowledge and integration of available standards, resources, and data; discretion; good judgment; diplomacy; decision making; and a strong customer service attitude.  Acting as the patient advocate, the Clinical Care Attendant has continuous contact with Providers, patients, patient families/ significant others, community agencies, and patient care staff and management.

 

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.

 

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

Responsibilities

Clinical Excellence/Patient Care

·         Perform and/or assist clinical procedures consistent with training and licensure under supervision of Provider in exam suite. Greet and welcome patients immediately upon arrival to the clinic.  Escort back to exam suite. Complete patient registration and associated paperwork or assist in on-line registration as needed, based on patient need, ability and desire.  Escort and check out upon completion of visit and assist patient with completion of patient satisfaction survey if needed at the time of check out.

·         Obtain patients review of systems and history, measure vital signs, including but not limited to weight, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and complete all necessary documentation in patient’s chart and consistent with clinical protocol. 

·         Offer patient convenience items (water, coffee, tea, warm blankets, etc.), to ensure patient is comfortable in exam suite and/or lobby.

·         Follow symptom initiated protocols in place for clinic operation. Perform labs as ordered/instructed either by protocols or provider direction.

·         If clinic offers Aidarex, offer this option to patients and perform administration of prescription as directed by provider.

·         Review after visit summary and provide instructions to patient as instructed by Provider.

·         Call all patients back 48-72 hours post clinic visit to perform mandatory follow up phone call.

·         Consistent with UPC policy and as directed by Provider call patient with results reporting in a professional and courteous manner consistent with training and licensure.

·         Keep exam rooms stocked with adequate medical supplies, maintain instruments, and sterilize as required. 

·         Take, relay, and process messages from patient, Provider, pharmacy consistent with training and licensure. 

·         Consistent with UPC policy maintain all logs and required checks (e.g., refrigerator temperatures, emergency medications, expired medications, oxygen, cold sterilization fluid change, etc.).

Employee Development

·         Maintain UPC and department policies, procedures and objectives; performs functions other than described due to extenuating circumstances.

·         May serve other departments as assigned.

·         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 regular and consistent attendance at work.

·         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.

·         Behave in a manner consistent with all Corporate Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.

·         Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.

·         Perform all duties consistent with training and licensure.

·         Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Manager to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum Requirements

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.

Education:

 

 

 

Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants.

 

Graduate of an accredited program for RN/LPN license with associate’s degree.

 

Experience:

 

 

 

 

 

Two years’ experience in a Family Practice setting, Urgent Care, or related field preferred.

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

 

 

·         Current CMA certification for National Certified Medical Assistant from the NCCT or Certification for American Association of Medical Assistants from the AAMA or Certification for Registered Medical Assistant from the RMA.

·         Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

·         BLS

Current Iowa or Illinois RN/LPN license.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

·         Knowledge of Urgent Care medical specialty.

·         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.

·         Ability to work as a team member.

·         Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

·         Strong computer skills.

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to direct others and to exercise judgment in problem situations.

 

Other:

 

 

 

Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

 

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