UnityPoint Health

Certified Medical Assistant, Behavioral Health Urgent Care

Requisition ID
2022-114722
Category
Medical Assistants
Location
US-IA-Des Moines
Address
1250 E 9th St
Affiliate
9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
City
Des Moines
Department
Behavioral Health- Urgent Care
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday/Friday - 9:00-6:00pm, Tuesday/Wednesday - 10:00-7:00pm, Thursday- 9:00-3:00pm
Work Remotely within the US
No
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

**Eligible for sign-on bonus if you are an external candidate. 

CMA, Behavioral Health Urgent Care

Shift:  Monday/Friday - 9:00-6:00pm, Tuesday/Wednesday - 10:00-7:00pm, Thursday- 9:00-3:00pm

Benefits Eligible

Sign-on Bonus:  $3,000 paid over one year

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you 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/

 

Questions?  Contact:  Chantel.Freetly@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.
  • Obtain patients review of systems and history, measure vital signs, including but not limited to weigh, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and complete all necessary documentation in patient’s chart and consistent with clinical protocol.
  • Demonstrates competence in the clinical skills necessary to carry out basic rooming functions to include vital signs and completion of screening questions at time of visit.
  • May be required to draw and collect blood and other samples from patients and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
  • Carry out clinical orders given by provider as appropriate deemed by scope of competency including but not limited to administering medications and vaccinations orally or by injection.
  • Responsible for managing the tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients to support their health.
  • Responsible for assisting in managing results and follow-up as determined by provider.
  • Complete tasks within scope of certificate, licensure and competency as delegated by provider to support patient care.
  • 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 medical record using standardized workflows and processes.

Development and Patient Education

  • Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members as directed by provider.
  • 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.

 

License(s)/Certification(s):

Current CMA certification for Certified Medical Assistant from AAMA, NCCT, AMT or NHA.

BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.

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

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Computer data entry experience.

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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