Medical Assistant or LPN

North Memorial Health Care

Posted 1 year ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: ADN/ASN
Certificates: BLS
Experience Level: All
Compensation: NA

Requisition Number 17-1366

Post Date 7/12/2017

Title Medical Assistant or LPN

Department Premier Health

Job Group Medical Support

Employment Type Part Time (Regular)

Hours Per Pay Period 48

Shift Days

Shift Length 8 Hours

Mandatory Call Requirement None

Mandatory Wknd Requirement None

City Minnetonka

State MN

Description MEDICAL ASSISTANT:
The Medical Assistant will be certified to manage the customer flow throughout the clinic and assist providers in the management and treatment of their customers, individualizing care to the age of the customer. These customers may include infant, child, adolescent, adult, or geriatric. The Medical Assistant may also provide telephone support and facilitate communication between customers and providers. The Medical Assistant takes direction from the Clinic Supervisor, Clinic Manager, and Providers.
Unit/Department Specific Accountabilities:
Primary Care
• Addresses health care directives and safety concerns with customer during rooming process
• May assist with prescription refills under the supervision of the provider according to the Clinic Medication Refill Policy.
• Assists customers via telephone in the clinic Message Center. May collect information and transmit that information to a provider so that the provider can make a decision about customer care. May give the provider’s advice to the customer. However, the CMA cannot perform telephone triage.
• May perform x-ray duties as assigned if individual has passed the x-ray operator exam.
Primary Care and HHH Cancer Center
• Performs clinic laboratory tasks including order processing, specimen collection and processing, and diagnostic testing. Completes annual Lab competency testing. Quality control functions include performing calibrations, proficiency testing and attending in-services with regard to lab changes in procedure and/or equipment.
Lead Roles (Urgent Care Only): Additional Accountabilities
• Promotes a professional culture, leading by example.
• Key contributor for maintaining a consistent and effective workflow.
• Serves as preceptor for new team members, properly training them on clinical processes for standardization.
• Serves as “go-to person” and acts as a liaison between Clinic Office Assistants and Providers in the absence of supervisor / manager, answering questions, contacting supervisor / manager for emergencies or complex questions that require immediate answers beyond Lead’s scope of responsibility.
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE:
The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for providing individualized care to customers and their families according to established standards, policies, and procedures. Dependent on clinic, customer populations may include infants, children adolescents, adults and geriatrics. The LPN provides observation, monitoring, and intervention when necessary.
Unit/Department Specific Accountabilities:
Occupational Medicine: Responsible for providing individualized care to customers in an employer on-site and off-site environment.
Position Accountabilities:
• Accepts duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
• The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list.

Requirements MEDICAL ASSISTANT:
Education
• High School diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED) required.
• Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program required.
• Must be certified or pass the certification exam within 6 months of hire as a condition of continued employment.
Experience
• Passed x-ray operator’s examination or willing to take exam according to individual clinic needs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks in an efficient manner.
• Knowledge of and skill in using computer software applications.
• Travel using personal vehicle to various local worksites is required. Only applicable for Occupational Medicine.
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE:
Education
• High School diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED) required.
• Graduate from an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing or Vocational School required.
Experience
• Previous EMR experience preferred.
• Experience in lab and x-ray may be required depending upon clinic needs.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated leadership, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required.
• Occupational Medicine:
• Travel using personal vehicle to various local worksites required
• Oncology/Hematology:
• Competent in vascular access of implanted ports for lab draws and competent in venipuncture.
• Knowledge of documentation and notification of panic values, rain rating, and abnormal lab values to provider/PNC nurse.
• Competent in infection control policies and procedures, including care of MRSA, VRE and contact precaution customers.

License Requirement MEDICAL ASSISTANT:
Licensure/Certification(s)/Registration
• Medical Assistant Certification
NMHC Standard
• Current BLS Certification
NMHC Standard
• Breath Alcohol Tester Certification (Must obtain certification administered by North Memorial AFTER hire. Only applicable for Occupational Medicine)
NMHC Standard
• Must possess a current driver’s license in the state of residency with an acceptable driving record. (Only applicable for Occupational Medicine)
NMHC Standard
• Drug Screen Certification (Must obtain certification as administered by North Memorial AFTER hire. Only applicable for Occupational Medicine)
NMHC Standard
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE:
• Current licensure as LPN or LVN in the State of Minnesota
State Requirement
• Current BLS Certification
NMHC Standard

Additional Requirements At time of hire must provide:
MEDICAL ASSISTANT:
High School Diploma/GED
Medical Assistant Diploma
Medical Assistant Certificate (or within 6 months)
BLS Certification
LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE:
High School Diploma
LPN License
BLS Certification

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