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Trinity Health Cancer Center Certified Medical Assistant in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



​​Responsible for development and management of processes and procedures of the Richard Deming Cancer Center. As well as, taking referrals, maintains patient schedule, and daily operations of the 20 plus provider clinic in accordance with internal standards and procedures, and regulatory requirements.​

What you'll do:

​​-Coordinates clinic referrals to include gathering all patient records, ensuring all imaging and other required testing is completed and available, and ensure demographics and insurance records are complete prior to the patient’s appointment;

​- Prepares patient for exam and facilitates patient flow; obtain and record vital signs including but not limited to, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, respiration, height, weight, drug allergies, and current medications and presenting problem; may be required to draw and collect blood samples from patients and prepare sp ecimens for laboratory analysis;

​- Perform patient check-in at the time of visit, interview patients and complete all paperwork necessary to ensure the admitting process is efficient, and all clinic and regula tory policies are in compliance ;

​- Coordinate scheduling with that of the practitioners’ schedules to ensure proper coverage of patient

appointments and out-of-office calls, including multiple physicians for each patient;

-​ Coordinate scheduling with that of the practitioners’ schedules to ensure proper coverage of patient appoi ntments and out-of-office calls;

-​ Assumes responsibility for knowledge of, and adherence to, approved practice standards; assists in identification and accomplishment of clinic goals and programs; responsible for development and maintenance of unit-specific policies and procedures;

-​ Acts to facilitate interdisciplinary communication;

-​ Works with clinic manager and director to facilitate efficient operation of the unit within approved budget parameters;

-​ Ensures all clinic supplies and equipment are operational and fully stocked;

​- Monitors content and processes of patient care including order processing, scheduling, and documentation, and performs necessary follow-up in a consistent manner;

-​ Assists with clinic marketing as needed;

​- Other duties as assigned.


  • ​​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, certification for Basic Life Support (BLS) within three (3) months of hire,(acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) and Proof of completion of Adult and Child Mandatory Reporter abuse training within three (3) months of hire​. ​

-​​​Minimum of two (2) years of experience as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)

​Ability to manage multiple priorities, detailed oriented

​Computer skills including experience with Microsoft and Google

​Ability to work with people, establish priorities, and handle workflow with frequent interruptions

​Knowledge of regulatory agencies and their standards and processes

​Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills​​

Benefits Start Day One!

  • Medical Insurance with the option for Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Supplemental AD&D Insurance

  • Dependent Life Insurance

  • Short and Long-Term Disability/ Income Protection

  • Time Off – regularly accrued PTO for full-time team members, 6 paid holidays, and additional personal days!

  • Voluntary Benefits through Farmington

  • Accident Insurance

  • Auto/Home insurance

  • Critical Illness Insurance

  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance

  • Identity/Theft Insurance

  • Legal Services

  • Pet Insurance

  • Permanent Life Insurance

  • Well-Being Resources

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Colleague Discounts through Perkspot

  • Six free therapy sessions/coaching sessions per calendar year for Colleague and household members through Spring Health

  • Student Loan Relief Services

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Weight Management Reimbursement Benefit

  • Commuter Benefits

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