Medical Assistant - Fam Med., Decorah - .6 FTE

Organization: Gundersen Health System

Posted: 03 February, 2020

Decorah,United states


Job description

Decorah, IA|3.8| ||9 hours ago|Full-time | Part-time| Education High School Diploma or GED Skills CCMA Certification Certified Medical Assistant Communication Skills AHA Certification Heartsaver Certification Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today. Schedule Weekly Hours: 24 .6 FTE (48 Hours every two weeks) Between the hours of 7:30am - 6:00pm with an occasional Saturday morning. The Medical Assistant , while working within the Medical Assistant Scope of Practice and under the direction and supervision of the provider/clinician or Registered Nurse, functions as an advocate to the patient. They assist in meeting the individual and age- specific needs of the patients and families/significant others. This responsibility includes the provisions of compassionate, safe and competent direct patient care as delegated by the provider or Registered Nurse. They receive daily direction and provide daily organizational support for the provider and team. They use effective and authentic communication skills while interacting with patients, families/significant others and all members of the healthcare team. All Medical Assistants work under the supervision of a provider, while having a direct reporting relationship to a Clinical Manager. The supervising provider will have an opportunity to give formal feedback on the Medical Assistant's competencies and performance measures annually. Major Responsibilities: 1. Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining skill competency in the following: Rooms the patient and obtains and documents vital signs, chief complaint and history; reviews and documents medication history, including discrepancies; Administers and documents treatments; Assists the provider/RN in performing and documenting tests and procedures; Verifies new and refill prescriptions; contacts pharmacies; Uses the electronic medical record proficiently; transmits information electronically; Gathers and documents objective information during phone interactions and shares with provider and/or RN, who determines care; Maintains sterile technique, body substance isolation and infection control precautions when required; Incorporates and documents patient/family readiness to learn when reinforcing teaching initiated by the provider and/or RN; and Demonstrates respect for every individual's culture by providing culturally competent care. 2. Contributes to the success of the team through participation in staff meetings, quality improvement activities, team-building exercises, etc. 3. Promotes a healing environment for patients, families and co-workers. 4. Professional and Organizational Responsibilities: Maintains competency and contributes to the Gundersen Health System mission and strategic plan. 5. Performs other job-related responsibilities as required. Education and Learning: REQUIRED High School Diploma or equivalency DESIRED High School Diploma or equivalency + a graduate of a Medical Assistant Program Work Experience: REQUIRED No experience required. DESIRED 6 months experience in a healthcare setting. License and Certifications: REQUIRED Current certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or the National Healthcareer Association as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) or National Center for Competency Testing as a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) or American Medical Technologists as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Some departments may require additional certifications. For example if a Medical Assistant is working with a Chiropractor they will need a Wisconsin Chiropractic Technician Certification (CHIROTEC). Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes Age Specific Population Served: Infant (less than 1 year) Pediatric (1 - 12 years) Adolescent (13 - 17 years) Adult (18 - 64 years) Geriatric (65 years & older) Unit/Department Specific OSHA Category: Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. Environmental Conditions: Exposed to infectious diseases. Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position: Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Static Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Climbing Stair Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Reaching - Shoulder Level Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Reaching - Below Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Reaching - Above Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Pounds of force 0-25 Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Pounds of force 0-25 Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Balance - Right Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Balance - Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25 Carrying - Short Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25 Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25 I f you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact HR-Recruitment@gundersenhealth.org or call 608-775-0267 Equal Opportunity Employer |Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today. Schedule Weekly Hours: 24 .6 FTE (48 Hours every two weeks) Between the hours of 7:30am - 6:00pm with an occasional Saturday morning. The Medical Assistant , while working within the Medical Assistant Scope of Practice and under the direction and supervision of the provider/clinician or Registered Nurse, functions as an advocate to the patient. They assist in meeting the individual and age- specific needs of the patients and families/significant others. This responsibility includes the provisions of compassionate, safe and competent direct patient care as delegated by the provider or Registered Nurse. They receive daily direction and provide daily organizational support for the provider and team. They use effective and authentic communication skills while interacting with patients, families/significant others and all members of the healthcare team. All Medical Assistants work under the supervision of a provider, while having a direct reporting relationship to a Clinical Manager. The supervising provider will have an opportunity to give formal feedback on the Medical Assistant's competencies and performance measures annually. Major Responsibilities: 1. Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining skill competency in the following: Rooms the patient and obtains and documents vital signs, chief complaint and history; reviews and documents medication history, including discrepancies; Administers and documents treatments; Assists the provider/RN in performing and documenting tests and procedures; Verifies new and refill prescriptions; contacts pharmacies; Uses the electronic medical record proficiently; transmits information electronically; Gathers and documents objective information during phone interactions and shares with provider and/or RN, who determines care; Maintains sterile technique, body substance isolation and infection control precautions when required; Incorporates and documents patient/family readiness to learn when reinforcing teaching initiated by the provider and/or RN; and Demonstrates respect for every individual's culture by providing culturally competent care. 2. Contributes to the success of the team through participation in staff meetings, quality improvement activities, team-building exercises, etc. 3. Promotes a healing environment for patients, families and co-workers. 4. Professional and Organizational Responsibilities: Maintains competency and contributes to the Gundersen Health System mission and strategic plan. 5. Performs other job-related responsibilities as required. Education and Learning: REQUIRED High School Diploma or equivalency DESIRED High School Diploma or equivalency + a graduate of a Medical Assistant Program Work Experience: REQUIRED No experience required. DESIRED 6 months experience in a healthcare setting. License and Certifications: REQUIRED Current certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or the National Healthcareer Association as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) or National Center for Competency Testing as a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) or American Medical Technologists as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) Some departments may require additional certifications. For example if a Medical Assistant is working with a Chiropractor they will need a Wisconsin Chiropractic Technician Certification (CHIROTEC). Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes Age Specific Population Served: Infant (less than 1 year) Pediatric (1 - 12 years) Adolescent (13 - 17 years) Adult (18 - 64 years) Geriatric (65 years & older) Unit/Department Specific OSHA Category: Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials. Environmental Conditions: Exposed to infectious diseases. Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position: Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Static Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Climbing Stair Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Reaching - Shoulder Level Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Reaching - Below Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Reaching - Above Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Pounds of force 0-25 Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Pounds of force 0-25 Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Continually (67-100% or 8 hours) Balance - Right Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Balance - Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25 Carrying - Short Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25 Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs 0-25 I f you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact HR-Recruitment@gundersenhealth.org or call 608-775-0267 Equal Opportunity Employer