Medical Assistant or LPN

North Memorial Health Care

Posted 1 month ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: ADN/ASN
Certificates: BLS
Experience Level: All
Compensation: Not Stated

Requisition Number 19-1118

Post Date 6/12/2019

Title Medical Assistant or LPN

Department Elk River Urgent Care

Job Group Medical Support

Employment Type Part Time (Regular)

Hours Per Pay Period 52

Shift Day/Evening

Shift Length Variable

Mandatory Call Requirement None

Mandatory Wknd Requirement Every Other Weekend

City Elk River

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.
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.
• 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.
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.
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 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.
OR
• Graduate from an accredited Licensed Practical Nursing or Vocational School required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks in an efficient manner.
• Knowledge of and skill in using computer software applications.
• Demonstrated leadership, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required.

License Requirement • Current BLS Certification - NMHC Standard
• Medical Assistant Certification - NMHC Standard
OR
• Current licensure as LPN in the State of Minnesota
State Requirement

Additional Requirements At time of hire must provide:
High School Diploma/GED
BLS certification
Medical Assistant Diploma
OR
LPN License

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