UnityPoint Health Certified Medical Assistant-Penn Ave Cardiology in Des Moines, Iowa
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Certified Medical Assistant
Monday - Friday 7:30a - 4p
Full Time Benefits
Penn Ave Cardiology Clinic
This CMA position will be specifically for the treadmill testing. Responsible for performing diagnostic Stress Tests (treadmills), Downloads EKG information into the computer; scans, edits, prints and prepares results for the appropriate Physician to interpret – notifies Physicians of irregularities as directed.
Hooks up and monitors Stress tests for arrhythmia’s and blood pressure abnormalities and notifies Physician or nurse of changes, (including: Dobutamine, Nuclear, Stress Echocardiograms, and Regular Stress).
• Performs and records EKG’s and leaves results with patient chart. Stores data on disk and loads information into EKG System. Prepares test results for Physician interpretation as directed. Logs, edits, transcribes and distributes reports as directed.
• Identifies dangerous arrhythmias and notifies appropriate personnel.
• Operates various types of technical and computerized pieces of equipment, including facsimile machine, Treadmill, Blood Pressure Monitor system.
• Cleans with approved cleaning agent, stocks equipment and outpatient exam area.
• Analyzes orders for pertinent diagnosis information, assigns appropriate ICD-9 code utilizing LMRP. Interviews client, explains procedure and risks involved, advises physician and client when indication may not be medically necessary and obtains written waver if necessary. Refers non-compliant requests to appropriate personnel
Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants or Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Practical Nurses.
Current CMA certification through one of the of the following credentialing body; AAMA, AMT, NCCT or NMA.
Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa/Illinois for Licensed Practical Nurse.
Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.
Computer data entry experience.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to work as a team member.
Requisition ID: 2021-88337
Street: 1301 Penn Ave
Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Name: Cardiology- Penn Ave PB
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4pm
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org