UnityPoint Health

  • Certified Medical Assistant Pekin East Family Med Clinic- FT- Day shift 36 hours week

    Requisition ID
    2019-56108
    Category
    Medical Assistants
    Location
    US-IL-Pekin
    Address
    1800 Broadway St
    Affiliate
    9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
    City
    Pekin
    Department
    Fam Med - Pekin East
    State
    IL
    FTE
    .90
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    8a-5pm M-F
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Full Time Benefits
  • Overview

    UnityPoint Clinics

    Certified Medical Assistant

    Pekin East Family Med Clinic- FT- Day shift 36 hours week

    M-F 8a-5pm with one half day off per week

     

    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.

    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.  

    ·         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.

    ·         Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status.

    ·         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

    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.

    ·         High school diploma required if work is performed in a moderately complex CLIA lab.

     

     

    Experience:

     

    ·         Computer data entry experience.

    ·         Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.

     

    License(s)/Certification(s):

     

     

    ·         Current CME certification for National Certified Medical Assistant from the NCCT/AAMA/NHA or RMA .

     

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

    ·         BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.

    ·         Meets educational/competency requirements per policy.

     

     

    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

    ·         Strong interpersonal skills.

    ·         Ability to work as a team member.

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

    ·         Strong verbal and written communication skills.

     

     

    Other:

     

     

     

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

     

     

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