Certified Medical Assistant

UnityPoint Health

Requisition ID
2022-104629
Category
Medical Assistants
Location
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
Address
1026 A Ave NE
Affiliate
9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate
City
Cedar Rapids
Department
Administration- CR
State
IA
FTE
.8
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Flexible hours
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

$2,500 Sign on bonus!!

 

Certified Medical Assistant 

Cedar Rapids Clinic

FT, 0.8 (32 hours/week)

Monday - Friday, Daytime Shift Flexible Hours and work remotely

 

 

Job duties will include working epic task buckets and other epic clinical work as needed to support Cedar Rapids region clinics. 

 

 

 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

·         Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

·         Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

·         Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

·         Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

·         Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.

 

Responsibilities

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.
  • Thoroughly understand testing (lab and procedures) values and relationship to patient status with accountability to take next steps, as appropriate to scope and licensure. 
  • Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.
  • Meet the department work schedule.
  • Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
  • Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
  • Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Behave in a manner consistent with all Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
  • Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
  • Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.

Qualifications

 Qualifications CMA:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
  • 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

 

EOE M/F/V/D

Job ID: 78826

Posted 5 days ago

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