UnityPoint Health

Certified Medical Assistant

Requisition ID
2022-112228
Category
Medical Assistants
Location
US-IL-Peoria
Address
7309 N Knoxville Ave
Affiliate
9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
City
Peoria
Department
Urology- Peoria Knoxville
State
IL
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
8am -4:30 pm M-F
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

$3,000 sign on bonus for external candidates

 

UnityPoint Clinics

Urology Clinic

Peoria, IL

M-F 8:00am-4:30pm  

 

Click the link below to check out a Day In the Life of a CMA at UnityPoint:

https://youtu.be/c8rmUtqCW4A

 

At UnityPoint Health - We believe our people are amazing! Our team members are the compassionate core of who we are and how we serve. As a member of our team you play a vital role in this. We support the work that you will do by staying focused on what matters: YOU, our patients, visitors and family members. Are you ready to join a team that is passionate about excellence? If you answered “yes!” read on about our open Experience Specialist position.

 

Perks of joining our team-

  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • 401-K
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Options
  • Long and Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Team Member Discounts
  • And MORE!

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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