Trinity Health Medical Assistant (CMA) Cardiology Clinic in Sioux City, Iowa
Employment Type:Full timeShift:
Description:Under direct supervision of the physician, assists in patient care as delegated by the physician. Performs clerical duties, phlebotomy, simple laboratory functions, and assists in direct patient care.
Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.At MercyOne Siouxland, we know that colleagues benefit from and strengthen our network. You'll find support, teamwork and coworkers that help you get the best out of yourself.
What we offer:
We care about your wellbeing, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:
Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision
Paid time off
Long- and short-term leave
Life insurance coverage
About the job:
Under direct supervision of the physician, assists in patient care as delegated by the physician. Performs clerical duties, phlebotomy, simple laboratory functions, and assists in direct patient care.
Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.
What you will do
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service/care appropriate to the age of the patients served, in accordance with Mercy standards.
Obtains vital signs, blood pressures, heights, and weights and records information appropriately, accurately and in a timely manner.
Demonstrates competency in performing phlebotomy, use of appropriate tubes for blood specimen collection, labeling, accurate identification, etc.
Assists with patient treatments as delegated, i.e., specimen collection, simple dressing changes.
Processes simple laboratory specimens. Maintains CLIA/COLA evaluation and documentation of
Performs screen and follow up of patient test results.
Assists with patient exam as directed by the physician.
Obtains EKG tracing as directed and ordered by physician.
Identifies and communicates significant changes in patient’s status (potential or actual adverse patient occurrences) to the physician.
Communicates and collaborates effectively with multi-disciplinary team members as well as patients, families and significant others.
What we are looking for:
Must have successfully completed/graduated from a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited Medical Assisting training program or must be credentialed by January 1, 2014.
Requires a current certification/registration (CMA/RMA) by an NCCA certified agency no later than January 1, 2014.
Maintains certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support. Able to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change.
Must have a general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.)
May be requested to travel within the Siouxland region. When assigned to travel, a valid drivers license and proof of insurance will be submitted to manager prior to travel.
Why MercyOne Siouxland?
MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is a 238-bed regional center that provides residents in a 33-county tri-state region an entire continuum of preventive, primary, acute and tertiary healthcare services. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is home to the only Level II trauma center in western Iowa - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service.
About MercyOne and Trinity Health
We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life.
More than 20,000 colleagues strong, our care providers and staff make your health and happiness their highest priority, so you can get well—and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.
MercyOne Siouxland is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network spans 22 states, 94 hospitals and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.
About Siouxland (include this on positions recruiting outside the region)
The tri-state region, referred to as Siouxland, is highlighted by safe and friendly communities, excellent schools and a mix of peaceful rural areas and vibrant city atmosphere where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet at the Missouri River.
Situated in the heart of Downtown Sioux City, MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is also well positioned for urban living in any of the newly renovated apartment, downtown loft, or townhome living options. The downtown also features a historic district with excellent restaurants and social spots and you'll just be steps away from the beautifully-renovated Warrior Hotel for dinner and the gorgeous Orpheum Theatre for entertainment.
The MercyOne Mission Defines Us:
MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.
Our timeless values guide us:
Commitment to the Poor
MercyOne Cultural Beliefs Direct Us:
Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.
Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.
Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.
Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.
Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.
MercyOne Siouxland and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal 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.