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Medical Assistant / LPN Oakdale Sign on bonus!

Requisition #

52000BR

Physical Location

Oakdale, Minnesota

Posted Date

11-Feb-2019

Dept. Name

AHC Oakdale

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.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 52000
  • 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

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program that meets Allina Health requirements for education programs or
  • Graduate of an accredited LPN program

Qualification/Skills

Experience

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

  • Current MN LPN licensure or
  • Medical Assistant: must obtain AAMA certification or AMT Registration within 1 year from date of hire.
  • Non-Certified only through acquisition or grandfathered by special exception
  • BLS certification within 30 days of hire

Work Schedule

  • 40 hours per week
  • Day shift
  • Non-contract
  • Benefit eligible
  • Schedule:
    • Monday, Tues, Wed and Friday: 7:45-5:00
    • Thurs: 7:45-12:45

Location/Community Information

Oakdale is a flourishing community with a proud history, strong and consistent growth, and a promising future. It's a community ripe with leisure pursuits, abundant shopping and services, and 30+ restaurants and coffee shops.

Over 25 parks dot the Oakdale community, including the Oakdale Nature Preserve and its “jewel”, the Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley, that offers wildlife exhibits, work from local artisans, cozy seating, reception facilities, and an outdoor amphitheater, all in a scenic, wooded setting. Nearby, visitors will discover a historic one-room schoolhouse and great trail system. The Recreation Department, housed in the Discovery Center, holds events throughout the year, including the Mystery Egg Hunt, Indoor Market, and Winter Wonderland.

On the southern end of the city is the very popular Walton Park, located just west of City Hall. Throughout the summer, you'll find the free musical performances at the band shell, a weekly farmer’s market, a renowned skateboard facility, and in June, the annual celebration, Summerfest, and in July, the Fireworks Extravaganza. Other recreational offerings in Oakdale include the Oak Marsh Golf Course and easy access to the State of Minnesota’s Gateway Trail.

Oakdale:

  • Located 18 miles east of Minneapolis
  • Population = 27,700

 

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 #

52000BR
Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst