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Full-time Clinical Assistant

at UnityPoint in Cedar Rapids, IA

Cedar Rapids Medical Office Plaza
FTE: 1.000000; 40 hours per week
Shift: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
· Assist provider and other clinical staff with obtaining basic vital information preparing patient for examination, treatment and minor surgical procedures.
· Demonstrates competence in the clinical skills necessary to carry out assigned job duties.
· 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.
· Provide appropriate and timely documentation in the patient’s electronic health record using standardized workflows and processes.
· Provide information to appropriate regulatory agencies (i.e. health department).
· Thoroughly understand testing (lab and procedures) values and relationship to patient status with accountability to take next steps, as appropriate to scope and licensure.
· Be aware of what is happening in clinic/department and the organization by attending clinic/department meetings, reading emails and regularly checking information on the organization’s intranet site.
· Meet the department work schedule.
· Maintain compliance with CLIA, OSHA, Safety and Risk Management guidelines.
· Maintain compliance with Personnel policies and procedures.
· Monitor environmental conditions in order to secure protected health information.
· Behave in a manner consistent with all Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
· Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
· Demonstrate initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.
· Balance team and individual responsibilities; be open and objective to other’s views; give and welcome feedback; contribute to positive team goals; and put the success of the team above own interests.
· Perform other duties as requested by Clinic Administrator to facilitate the smooth and effective operations of the office.

Qualifications:
· Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
· Current CME certification for Certified Medical Assistant and AAMA certification.
· Mandatory Reporter certification.
· CPR certification.
· Meets educational/competency requirements per policy.
· Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
· Computer data entry experience.
· BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.
· Strong interpersonal skills.
· Ability to work as a team member
· Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
· Able to write, read, comprehend and speak fluent English.
· Strong computer skills.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills.


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