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Maxim Healthcare Staffing Medical Assistant Certified/Registered in Des Moines, Iowa

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is seeking a Medical Assistant responsible for performing duties under the direction of a physician to assist inthe examination and treatment of patients.


  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, such as pulse rate, temperature, blood pressure,weight, and height and records information on patient’s charts

  • Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients

  • Drapes patients with covering and positions instruments and equipment

  • Hands instruments and materials to doctor as directed

  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments

  • Inventories and orders medical supplies and materials

  • Operates x-ray, electrocardiograph (EKG), and other equipment to administer routine diagnostictest or calls medical facility or department to schedule patients for tests

  • Gives injections or treatments, and performs routine laboratory tests

  • Schedules appointments, receives money for bills, keeps x-ray and other medical records,performs secretarial tasks, and completes insurance forms

  • May key data into computer to maintain office and patient records

  • May keep billing records, enter financial transactions into bookkeeping ledgers and computer,and mail monthly statements to patients

  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or its equivalent

  • Full command, verbal and written, of the English language

  • Good telephone communication skills

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Knowledge of medical procedures

  • Knowledge of clerical functions

  • Current CPR card (if applicable)

  • Current PPD or Chest X-Ray (if applicable)

  • Current Health Certificate (if applicable)

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program; certification preferred

  • Minimum of one year relevant experience preferred.

  • Relevant certification/ license if applicable.

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including,but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiencyin the English language may be required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age


At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. *CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

    About Maxim Healthcare Group

Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim's commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.