The University of Minnesota’ Boynton Health (BH), a leader in college health, is seeking a Certified Medical Assistant with a positive attitude and exceptional customer service skills. As a Registered or Certified Medical Assistant at BH, you will become a vital member of our team using your expertise as a nurse to deliver high-quality patient care. You will participate and be a key player on a team that is improving and delivering high-quality health care to the University’s diverse populations of students, faculty, staff, and community. At BH, you will also have the opportunity to use your creative talent to support student and campus health and wellness initiatives and events. BH offers the unique opportunity to build connections and share your ideas with top executives and leadership. The ideal candidate will have integrity, good judgment, and the ability to relate to people. Outstanding benefits include tuition scholarships; excellent medical, dental, and retirement plans; free in-house continuing medical education (CME) opportunities and an allowance for external CME opportunities.
Detailed Job Responsibilities:
Deliver safe, quality patient care to patients under a Registered Nurse or clinician’s direction and supervision.
Review electronic health record (EHR) for completeness before appointments and as needed for phone calls and diagnostic test results.
Prepare exam rooms.
Restock supplies. Assemble procedure trays as needed for office visits.
Room patients; prepare patients for exam/treatments/procedures.
Interview patient for history and reason for visit.
Measure and record vital signs.
Perform delegated medical treatments and procedures according to policies, procedures, and protocols.
Administer prescribed medicines and injections.
Clean and dress wounds.
Perform Point of Care testing and assigned procedures.
Collect and process lab specimens.
Place lab orders and referrals.
Efficiently and accurately record Electronic Health Record information.
Document all care information, as necessary to maintain an accurate record of nursing actions, patients’ reactions to care, resulting patient outcomes, and relevant medical communication with patients.
Answer phones, route messages and return calls, as directed by clinicians.
Room patients over the phone for provider Telehealth visits.
Continually improve systems and processes supporting LPN practice.
Attend training and comply with OSHA, MERTKA, BBP, and HIPPA law, as well as clinic policies and procedures.
Revise and offer feedback on patient care protocols, policies, and procedures.
Promote a safe, equitable, and respectful environment in which concerns can be addressed effectively.
**This description lists the major duties and requirements and is not all-inclusive. The employee may be expected to perform related duties and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.**
Graduation from a CAAHEP or ABHES accredited medical assistant program AAMA or AMT certification.
Completion of medical assistant training program.
Registration or Certification as a medical assistant.
Must be able to lift 30 pounds.
Demonstrated commitment to promoting culture that respects and advances diversity and inclusion.
Open to communicating with individuals from a variety of cultures.
Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective work relations.
Ability to take initiative and work autonomously, as appropriate
Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external stakeholders to achieve a common goal.
Experience working with individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Mobility, agility, and strength to stand, walk, sit, lift and transport patients for extended periods.
Bending, twisting, stooping and stretching.
Ability to push and pull wheelchairs and gurneys.
Respond to patient needs in emergencies, including administering CPR.
Exercise good judgement and complete care duties efficiently and effectively.
Vision to read printed and electronic information.
Repetitive hand and wrist motion to operate a keyboard and use standard clinic support.
Communicate effectively in English using oral, nonverbal, written, electronic and visual forms of interaction
Internal Number: 337518
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