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CommonSpirit Health Medical Assistant in West Des Moines, Iowa

Medical Assistant

MercyOne Des Moines Medical CenterWest Des Moines, Iowa

Requisition ID 2021-211062 Employment Type Full Time Department Cardiology Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Varied Remote No Category Medical Assistant

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

  • Reviews medical records and obtains other pertinent information prior to office visit from hospitals and referring physicians’ offices.

  • Prepares patient for exam and facilitates patient flow.

  • Obtains medical information from patient and documents in medical records.

  • Performs tests and procedures as ordered.

  • Provides patient/family education.

  • Writes and prepares prescriptions utilizing and electronic physician signature

  • Assists with transfer of patient.

  • Monitors and stocks medication closets.

  • Operate required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position.

  • Travels and performs CMA duties with Outreach Clinics as requested.

  • Completes Iowa Heart Center CMA competencies.

  • Adaptability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co‑workers, patients and visitors, and satisfactory job performance despite the stress of a medical work environment.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Monitors and maintains supplies.

  • Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.

  • Maintains certification/registration.

  • Assists with office projects.

  • Covers other IHC offices as requested.

  • Performs other related work as required.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • 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 must be obtained within first year of employment and maintained thereafter.

  • Clinic/physician office experience preferred.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks).

  • Valid Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per state law.

  • Cardiovascular Medical Terminology class completion within 1 year of hire.

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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