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Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: West Des Moines, IA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Hospitals, Health Care

Description

Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: IA > WEST DES MOINES > IHC WEST UNIVERSITY GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under supervision, assists in the delivery of health care and patient care management of Iowa Heart Center's clinic patients.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Reviews medical records and obtains other pertinent information prior to office visit from hospitals and referring physicians' offices.

  • Prepares patient for exam and facilitates patient flow.

  • Obtains medical information from patient and documents in medical records.

  • Performs tests and procedures as ordered.
  • Provides patient/family education.
  • Writes and prepares prescriptions utilizing and electronic physician signature

  • Assists with transfer of patient.
  • Monitors and stocks medication closets.

  • Operate required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position.

  • Travels and performs CMA duties with Outreach Clinics as requested.

  • Completes Iowa Heart Center CMA competencies.

  • Adaptability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co‑workers, patients and visitors, and satisfactory job performance despite the stress of a medical work environment.



MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • 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) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification must be obtained within first year of employment and maintained thereafter.
  • Clinic/physician office experience preferred.
  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks).
  • Valid Driver's/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy's Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per state law.
  • Cardiovascular Medical Terminology class completion within 1 year of hire.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0257291
  • Schedule: Part-time
  • Market: Mercy Medical Center


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