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UnityPoint Health CMA or LPN-Weight Loss Clinic in West Des Moines, Iowa

**eligible for $3000 Sign on Bonus if External

Certified Medical Assistant/Licensed Practical Nurse

Monday-Friday 730a-430pm

Weight Loss Clinic

Full Time Benefits

Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures. Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status. Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-10 coding. Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.

https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/

Responsibilities:

  • Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures.

  • Responsible for tracking system for follow-up appointments related to office visits, laboratory tests and procedures to regularly follow patients monitoring disease status.

  • Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing, including appropriate CPT/ICD-9 coding.

  • Answer questions and provide teaching to patients and family members.

  • Facilitate and support relationships between providers (e.g. within clinic, referring) and with ancillary services.

  • Thoroughly understand anatomical impact (phases/stages, thresholds) for clinic specialty services including co-morbidities and influences impacting patient care and treatment.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants or Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Practical Nurses.

  • Current CMA certification through one of the of the following credentialing body; AAMA, AMT, NCCT or NMA.

  • Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa/Illinois for Licensed Practical Nurse.

  • Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.

  • BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.

  • Computer data entry experience.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work as a team member.

Requisition ID: 2022-109933

Street: 6600 Westown Pkwy

Name: 9200 UnityPoint Clinic Affiliate

Name: Weight Loss - DM

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 7:30 - 4:30 M-F

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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