UnityPoint Health

Certified Medical Assistant

Requisition ID
2022-111456
Category
Medical Assistants
Location
US-IL-Lacon
Address
1112 E Fifth St
Affiliate
9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
City
Lacon
Department
Fam Med- Lacon
State
IL
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4pm
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

 $3,000 sign on bonus for external candidates

 

UnityPoint Clinic

Lacon Family Med

Lacon, IL 

1.0 FTR (40 hours/week) Full time benefits

Hours will be M-Th 8am-5pm, Fri 8am-4pm 

 

Certified Medical Assistants at UnityPoint Clinic are a major component of a patient's journey. From answering questions, to giving vital information to family members, clinical assistants help ease the minds of everyone who enters the facilities. As one of the first lines of defense in the medical process, clinical assistants lend a major hand in keeping our clinics running smoothly. Lively and energetic clinical assistants will help patients learn and grow. A positive experience is the core of the UnityPoint Clinic mission to give patients the best health care experience. At UnityPoint Clinic, we want your CMA career to benefit you as you help every patient. With training and places for growth, UnityPoint Clinic wants to help you make the most of your education and experience.

 

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

·         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.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
  • High school diploma required if work is performed in a moderately complex CLIA lab.

 

Experience:

  • Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
  • Computer data entry experience.

 

License(s)/Certification(s):

  • Current CME certification for Certified Medical Assistant and AAMA, NCCT, RMA or NHA (Peoria region only) certification.
  • BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.
  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English
  • Multicultural sensitivity
  • Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.
  • Customer/patient focused
  • Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions

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