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Certified Medical Assistant
Catholic Health Initiative
Missouri Valley IA
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 3/31/2021
Overview. Common. Spirit 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, Common. Spirit 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, Common. Spirit 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$5000 Sign On Bonus / Up to $8000 Educational Assistance for External Candidates. The Medical Assistant Advanced will support assigned physician or assigned physicians with patient care and clinical documentation into the electronic medical records in an efficient manner. Accurately performs ancillary healthcare services while assisting the physician through documentation of specific components of the patient visit and executing specified physician instructions.
Perform and direct patient care services including, but not limited to, admission interview, accurate documentation and timely patient flow.
Ensure priority care is provided to patients in an emergency situation.
Assist healthcare providers with exams, treatments, procedures and testing as directed.
Accompany the physician into the exam room for the patient visit documenting in the electronic medical record (EMR) all aspects of care including, but not limited to, chief complaint , history of presenting illness, physical exam and patient plan as directed by the physician.
Work directly with physician to ensure the patient visit is appropriately documented.
Ensure optimization of physician practice by keeping current with EMR flow and templates.
Schedule and provide patient instruction(s) for tests, treatments and hospital admissions, following correct insurance protocol. (i. e. pre-certification, referrals, chart documentation, etc. )
Accurately perform basic calculations for appropriate dose, safely prepares and administers prescribed medications, as ordered by the healthcare provider.
Perform phlebotomy, lab procedures and communicates results to the patient as ordered by the provider.
Provide patient and family education pertaining to healthcare management, disease process, treatment, test(s), medication and follow-up under direct supervision of the health care provider. Maintain and update patient education materials and consent forms.
Calculate visit estimate for prompt payment. Explain to patient the visit estimate, prompt pay discount, and payment plan as needed. Collect visit payment.
Ensure patient is appropriately prepared for care encounter. Prepare and obtain patient medical records and other information/documentation pertinent to patient encounter.
Receive, prioritize, document and respond to incoming calls as appropriate.
Notify patients of lab and diagnostic test results under the direct supervision of the health care provider.
Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in clinic meetings, in-service programs and continuing education programs.
Maintain compliance with established departmental and organizational policies, procedures and objectives concerning quality improvement, safety, environmental conditions, and infection control.
Perform other duties as assigned by physician or practice management. Qualifications. Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Current/valid Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification required or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) required if applicable. Licenses & Certifications:
Successfully completed Medication Aide 40-hour course or current/valid Medication Aide certification by state agency required if applicable.
Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required upon hire. Knowlede, Skills, & Abilities:
Mus thave at least 2 years of Medical Assistant background. Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system. #missioncritical
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