Catholic Health Initiatives Medical Assistant - Iowa Heart Center Carroll - FT .9 (Day/Evening) in CARROLL, Iowa

Medical Assistant - Iowa Heart Center Carroll - FT .9 (Day/Evening)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY :

Under

supervision, assists in the delivery of health care and patient care management

of Iowa Heart Center’s

clinic patients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Reviews medical records and obtains otherpertinent information prior to office visit from hospitals and referringphysicians’ offices.

  • Prepares patient for exam and facilitatespatient flow.

  • Obtains medical information from patient anddocuments in medical records.

  • Performs tests and procedures as ordered.

  • Provides patient/family education.

  • Writes and prepares prescriptions utilizing andelectronic physician signature

  • Assists with transfer of patient.

  • Monitors and stocks medication closets.

  • Operate required vehicle(s) in a safe mannerto perform required duties of the position.

  • Travelsand performs CMA duties with Outreach Clinics as requested.

  • Completes Iowa Heart Center CMA competencies.

  • Adaptability to maintain both a high standard ofcourtesy and cooperation in dealing with co‑workers, patients and visitors, andsatisfactory job performance despite the stress of a medical work environment.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLSAND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • Successful completionof a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission onAccreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHP) or Accrediting Bureau ofHealth Education Schools (ABHES).

  • Certified MedicalAssistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification mustbe obtained within first year of employment and maintained thereafter.

  • Clinic/physician officeexperience preferred.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abusetraining specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period(approximately six (6) weeks).

  • Valid Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, mustmeet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years ofage and be eligible to drive per state law.

  • Cardiovascular Medical Terminology classcompletion within 1 year of hire.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location IOWA-CARROLL-IHC CARROLL

Daily Schedule Day/Evening

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0179219

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.