Certified Medical Assistant

UnityPoint Health St. Lukes

Cedar Rapids, IA Healthcare $17.26 to $25.89 hourly

Job Reference #: 2019-65994

UnityPoint Clinics has new immediate Full-Time openings Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, and Marion, for Certified Medical Assistants (CMAs) and LPN’s. Certified Medical Assistants and LPN’s at UnityPoint Clinic are a major component of a patient's journey. A positive experience is the core of the UnityPoint Clinic mission to give patients the best health care experience. At UnityPoint Clinic, we want your career to benefit you as you help every patient. With training and places for growth, UnityPoint Clinic wants to help you make the most of your education and experience.

 

UnityPoint Clinics offers competitive pay and exceptional benefits including 401k Match, tuition assistance and PTO! For more information, and to apply online go to www.unitypoint.org/careers or send your resume to Alicia.Imbouathong@unitypoint.org to speak with our Recruiter today!

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures.
  • Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status.
  • Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-9 coding. 
  • Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members. 
  • Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes. 
  • Provide information to appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. health department).
  • Facilitate and support relationships between providers (e.g. within clinic, referring) and with ancillary services.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
  • Understand inpatient and outpatient specialty procedures. Responsible for compliance with precertification requirements
  • Thoroughly understand anatomical impact (phases/stages, thresholds) for clinic specialty services including co-morbidities and influences impacting patient care and treatment.

 

Qualifications for CMA:

  • Current CME certification for National Certified Medical Assistant from the NCCT or AAMA.
  • Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
  • Computer data entry experience.
  • BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

Application Instructions:

Please online.  If the Apply Now button does not work, please feel free to apply on www.unitypoint.org/careers. 

Job ID: 70413

Posted 21 days ago

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