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Medical Assistant / LPN (Plymouth)

Requisition #

51181BR

Physical Location

Plymouth, Minnesota

Posted Date

11-Jan-2019

Schedule Type

Part-Time

Dept. Name

AHC Plymouth

Hours Per Week

20

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: 51181
  • 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 6 months from date of hire.
  • Non-Certified only through acquisition or grandfathered by special exception
  • BLS certification within 30 days of hire

Work Schedule

  • 20 hours/week
  • Benefit eligible
  • Non-contract

Location/Community Information

For years, lots of people have thought life is good in Plymouth - and now a lot more people are in on the secret. When Money magazine unveiled its annual 2008 -2009 Best Places to Live list, Plymouth was ranked number one among the top 100 cities. Plymouth has built a reputation as a quality community in which to live and work. Its lakes and rolling terrain provide the backdrop for a blend of well-planned residential, business and commercial-industrial areas. Citizens and community leaders have placed a high priority on establishing a first-rate park system, interconnecting trails and diverse recreation facilities. As the community has matured, the City has worked with citizens to permanently preserve natural open-spaces, nurture the arts and protect the environment. Plymouth is one of the fastest growing communities in the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Its strategic location, lakes, diverse housing stock and park system continue to attract new residents and businesses. Plymouth covers about 36 square miles.

Plymouth:

  • Located ten miles northwest of downtown Minneapolis
  • Population = 66,000

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 #

51181BR
Nurse, Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst