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Medical Assistant - Iowa Heart (Heart Failure)

Company: Mercy Medical Center
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 10, 2019

Job Description:

Position Type: Regular

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80

Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

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-R0255942
* Schedule: Full-time
* Market: Mercy Medical Center

Keywords: Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines , Medical Assistant - Iowa Heart (Heart Failure), Healthcare , Des Moines, Iowa

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