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Trinity Health Clinic Medical Assistant - Clear Lake - Full Time - Days in Clear Lake, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


Position Purpose:

This purpose of this position is to provide support in the medical field by performing various medical and clerical activities to assure quality care and a more efficient workplace.

What you will do:

  • Obtains and documents data to include but not limited to chief complaint, allergies, vital signs, pain assessment, medication reconciliation, and fall risk.

  • Obtains and reviews basic health history information.

  • Anticipates and prepares exam room with equipment and supplies required for the visit. Assists with exams/procedures as requested.

  • Utilizes written MercyOne Medical Center – New Hampton policies/procedures and universal precautions when performing lab/diagnostic tests or procedures.

  • Reports and documents all critical lab/diagnostic test values to provider. Performs, maintains and documents quality controls as applicable/requested, i.e., logs, proficiency tests, maintenance records, etc.

  • Assists in scheduling patients for office appointments, lab/diagnostic tests/referrals.

  • Reviews written test preparation handout with patient and documents in medical record. Refers patient to provider/nurse if further patient education is required. Obtains appropriate waiver/consent.

  • Completes charges to include and obtain the diagnosis from the provider, identifying and initialing all billable supplies and services. Obtains ABNs or Prior Authorizations as necessary.

  • Utilizes proper procedure for administering medications and treatments with emphasis on patient safety.

  • Documents administration of medications and treatments.

  • Supports and abides by all medical center, departmental, and safety policies and procedures.


Monday-Thursday 8-5, Friday 8-12, No weekends, no holidays, no call!

Minimum qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved school for medical assistant. Credentialed as a medical assistant is required. (CMA, RMA, NCMA)

  • A minimum of six months work experience in a health care facility performing duties relating to patient care is preferred.

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Healthcare Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Completes Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 3 years.

Position highlights and benefits:

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center provides expert health care to 15 counties.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center ( is a 342 bed, regional referral teaching hospital in Mason City, Iowa. MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center ( is an 11 bed, rural access hospital in New Hampton, Iowa. Our service area spans 15 counties across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. We serve a population over 260,000.

With more than 3,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is the largest employer in the region.

MercyOne Medical Group – North Iowa is part of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems. In north Iowa, our clinics are made up of more than 25 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics.

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of references, background checks, pre-employment physical, drug screen and post offer exam.

EEO Employer F/M/Veteran/Disabled

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), VEVRAA, and Section 503, should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, please call Human Resources at (641) 428-7287 or email us at

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran