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    Waterloo, IA 50701

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CMA or LPN

UnityPoint Health • Waterloo, IA

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Other Great Industries
Health Care, Nurse

Job Description

Overview

UnityPoint Clinics

Waterloo Family Medicine

FT: 40 hours/week

Monday-Friday, Daytime hours


Responsibilities

Essential Functions and 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. 
  • 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).
  • Facilitate and support relationships between providers (e.g. within clinic, referring) and with ancillary services.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.
  • Understand inpatient and outpatient specialty procedures. Responsible for compliance with precertification requirements
  • Thoroughly understand anatomical impact (phases/stages, thresholds) for clinic specialty services including co-morbidities and influences impacting patient care and treatment.
  • 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.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Behave in a manner consistent with all Compliance and HIPAA policies and procedures.
  • 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

Qualifications if LPN:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Current license to practice nursing in the State of Iowa/Illinois for Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Previous clinical experience in a medical office preferred.
  • Computer data entry experience.
  • BLS and Mandatory Reporter certification.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer 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 verbal and written communication skills.

 Qualifications if CMA:

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Medical Assistants.
  • Current CME certification for National Certified Medical Assistant from the NCCT or AAMA.
  • 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

EOE M/F/V/D

Job ID: 2019-60781
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