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Requisition Number 17-0235
Post Date 9/29/2017
Category Nursing
Title CMA/LPN - FastCare
Department FastCare South
Work Shift Day/ Evenings
Hours Per Week 40
City Rochester
State MN
Description

Statement of Position

This position supports clinicians in the delivery of patient care services. The MA functions under the supervision and delegated authority of the physician/non-physician provider, while performing clinical and other patient care tasks. This individual functions as an integral and collaborative member of the healthcare team, displaying professional behavior and communicating effectively to with others. The MA must demonstrate competency in all skills related to the performance of patient care in accordance with MSMA Scope of Practice. The MA maintains efficient patient flow, supports an environment of patient safety and satisfaction, and demonstrates problem-solving skills.

 

Job Responsibilities:

·         Participates in the care of the patient, under the direct supervision of the physician, physician assistant, or certified nurse practitioner, and in collaboration with the RN and healthcare team.

·         Greets and welcomes patients. Escorts patients to exam rooms.

·         Collects and documents patient information, clinical data, and other relevant information such as vital signs, height/weight, allergies, active medication list, chief complaint, pain score, current symptoms, and registry updates.

·         Confirms and clarifies orders prior to implementation of delegated tasks.

·         Prepares, administers, and documents oral and injectable medications and vaccines, per provider orders.

·         Collects, prepares, and processes laboratory specimens for testing.

·         Performs, prepares for, and assists with in-office procedures such as EKGs. Schedules procedures, referrals, and specialty services and testing.

·         Maintains and uses principles of aseptic techniques and infection control when performing clinical duties and tasks.

·         Provides and reinforces appropriate age-specific patient education, health information materials, and community resources, as directed. Identifies patient’s need for additional information and refers to RN.

·         Performs time-sensitive delegated tasks, which includes, but not limited to, requests for prescription refills per protocols and EHR messages.

·         Works with healthcare team to assure smooth and efficient patient flow and clinical operation.

·         Orders, stocks, and maintains exam rooms, special order items, and supply storage areas using par levels of supplies, medications, linens, forms, and equipment. Monitors expiration dates and takes action accordingly. Recognizes usage trends affecting unit supplies and makes recommendations for adjustments.

·         Maintains OMC organization and nursing competencies pertinent to area of practice.

·         Manages information in accordance with state and federal regulations.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Qualifications:

·         Completion of Medical Assistant program

·         Required to be a Certified (CMA) or Registered MA (RMA)

·         BLS certification

·         Previous clinic experience preferred

 

This position may be filled by a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own 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)
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