Medical Assistant with Limited X-Ray - Mercy Internal Med
Company: Mercy Health
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: April 18, 2019
Medical Assistant with Limited X-Ray - Mercy Internal Med Position
Type: RegularScheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80Primary
Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER Job Summary
/ JobPurpose (briefly state why does this job exist in 3-5 lines)
Under the direction of the health care provider, Medical Assistant
II is responsible for the delivery of patient care that promotes
the safety and wellbeing of all patients. Accurately preforms
preliminary physical tests such as: measures blood pressure,
records weight, temperature, pulse and respirations and other
measures as directed by established clinical protocols. Key
Responsibilities(list 5-8) Perform generalpatient care by following
established standards and procedures. Greet andprepare patients for
the health care provider. Obtain andrecord vital signs including
but not limited to, blood pressure,temperature, pulse, respiration,
height, weight, drug allergies, andcurrent medications and
presenting problem. May be requiredto draw and collect blood
samples from patients and prepare specimensfor laboratory analysis.
Administerordered medications and/or vaccines via oral, injection,
topically,rectal, ophthalmic, and/or inhalant administration. May
performroutine tests including but not limited to EKG s.
Schedulepatients for diagnostic testing and follows up to ensure
completion oftesting. Communicate withpatient regarding test
results and plan of care by phone or mail asdirected by physician.
Prepare, cleanand sterilize instruments and maintain equipment;
keep patient examrooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of
contaminated itemsaccording to protocol. Document patientplan(s) of
care, tests and examination results in the medical record
asdirected by the provider. Escalatenon-routine issues, questions
and/or concerns to the practice manager orhealthcare provider(s).
Ensure safetychecklists/quality controls are completed as required.
Provide forpatient safety and protection of patient privacy rights.
Perform otherduties as assigned by practice manager, MA Lead or as
requested byhealthcare provider(s). Job Requirements
/Qualifications Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required
&preferred): High schooldiploma or equivalent required.
Current/validCertified Medical Assistant (CMA) certification
required or Registered MedicalAssistant (RMA) required if
applicable. Successfullycompleted Medication Aide 40-hour course or
current/valid MedicationAide certification by state agency required
if applicable. May requirespecialized training such as
Non-Certified Radiologic Technician (NCT). Basic LifeSupport (BLS)
or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required. Experience (required
and preferred): 2 years MedicalAssistant experience preferred.
Additional Information Requisition ID: 2019-R Schedule: Full-time
Market: Mercy Medical Center Associated topics: cardiac, cath, cath
laboratory, computerized, ct scan, diagnostic, mri, ndt,
Keywords: Mercy Health, Des Moines , Medical Assistant with Limited X-Ray - Mercy Internal Med, Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa
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