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Medical Assistant / LPN Sign On Bonus

Requisition #

58716BR

Physical Location

Golden Valley, Minnesota

Posted Date

15-Oct-2019

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

CKRI Primary Care Clinic

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 58716
  • Provide patient care support and assist providers as instructed by the physician, provider or RN
  • Room patients, manage patient flow and obtain adequate patient medical information/data
  • Obtain adequate history and vital signs and documents these per protocol for each patient visit
  • Performs clinic specific technical and direct patient care tasks as indicated by the provider in a safe and accurate manner per protocols with age-specific and cultural consideration and documents accordingly
  • Receive or initiate patient phone calls and follow practice or protocol while gathering pertinent data regarding the reason for call or patient request
  • Documents all communication in patient record according to guidelines
  • Accurately mails/faxes patient information following physician direction and clinic guidelines
  • Utilizes effective communication with patients and coworkers
  • Actively engage in Team Communication, huddles or other activities
  • Clean, prepare, organize and re-stock exam rooms
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited LPN program and current MN LPN licensure or
  • Applicants with less than 6 months of Medical Assistant experience must have graduated from an accredited medical assisting school with a clinical externship.
  • BLS certification within 30 days of hire.

Qualification/Skills

REQUIRED:

  • Utilize customer service skills in order to positively impact the experience of care for our patients, external customers and internal service partners
  • Establish and maintain effective communication and excellent customer service skills
  • Respond to various patient needs
  • Communicate and work within a team environment effectively
  • Perform vital signs, documentation, infection control, medication administration and emergency procedures (IE: CPR)
  • Maintain good organization, problem solving and judgment
  • Follow all procedures and protocols for assigned work area
  • Standing for long periods of time with some bending, stooping, and stretching
  • Lifting patients to a maximum of 32 lbs. except in an emergency (i.e. patient falling). May lift items up to 50 lbs.
  • Keyboard and navigate within an electronic medical record work environment

PREFERRED:

  • Minimum of one year clinic Medical Assistant or LPN experience
  • Experience working with electronic medical records program

Work Schedule

This position will be supporting advanced Primary Care at our Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute Clinic in Golden Valley.
  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday-Friday, 7:30 to 5:30 pm. Hours of position based on needs of the clinic.
  • No weekends
  • Benefit eligible
  • Non contract

Location/Community Information

Golden Valley is a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis conveniently located five miles west of downtown.  With its desirable location, ample parks and nature areas, diverse neighborhoods, flourishing business, and award-winning schools, Golden Valley is one of the best places to live in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

  • Located in Golden Valley
  • Population = 20,370

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

 

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

58716BR
Nurse, Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst