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Medical Assistant New Graduate

Requisition #

26700BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

23-Oct-2019

Dept. Name

HR Talent Acquisition

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, 13 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.

The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.


Responsibilities

Req ID: 26700
  • 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
  • Receive or initiate patient phone calls and follow practice or protocol while gathering pertinent data regarding the reason for call or patient request
  • Actively engage in Team Communication, huddles or other activities
  • Schedule/cancel appointments for existing patients following standard practice
  • Clean, prepare, organize and re-stock exam rooms
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education

  • Applicants with less than 6 months of Medical Assistant experience must have graduated from an accredited school with a clinical externship.

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • A new graduate Medical Assistant is a Medical Assistant with less than 6 months of MA work experience
  • Experience working with electronic medical records program preferred

Skills

  • Ability to:
  • 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

Licensure/Certification

  • BLS certification within 30 days of hire

Work Schedule

Varies by clinic hours.

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

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 #

26700BR
Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst