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CommonSpirit Health Medical Assistant- Beaverdale Clinic in DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit, Catholic medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals – MercyOne Children’s Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) – along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state, with more than 7,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne, which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health – two of the country’s foremost, not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20,000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities

In healthcare, we all agree that support is a must in order to be successful. Our Urgent Care Medical Assistants communicate with patients and their caregivers throughout their entire clinic experience. From front office to back office and all clinical support required in between and ensure patients and their caregivers have a positive experience. If you are a MA who enjoys working directly with patients in a clinic setting, it’s time to connect with us!

What you’ll do:

  • Record patient’s medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records

  • Act as a “Clinical Concierge” to patients and their caregivers

  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations

  • Obtain medical information and take vitals

  • Escort patients to exam rooms and prepare them for the physician/nurse

  • Coordinates on-going patient flow through the clinic process ensuring efficient and effective continuity, accurate completion of all required forms, greeting patients, verifying demographics and insurance information, and coordinating physician releases.

Qualifications

Requirements:

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

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

  • Clinic/physician office experience preferred.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population serve within three (3) months of hire.

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Requisition ID 2020-141697

Employment Type Part Time

Department Adult Clinic

Hours / Pay Period 64

Facility MERCY CLINICS INC.

Shift Day

Standard Hours Days

Work Schedule 8 Hour

Location IA-DES MOINES

Equal Opportunity CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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