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CommonSpirit Health Medical Assistant in DES MOINES, Iowa

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

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

Shift Day

Standard Hours Days

Facility / Process Level : Name MercyOne

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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