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Medical Asst Certified

Requisition #

59373BR

Physical Location

Shakopee, Minnesota

Posted Date

08-Nov-2019

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

Cancer Center

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

St Francis L113 Srvce & Mtnce

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.

St. Francis Regional Medical Center, located in Shakopee, Minn., provides an array of patient care services, including The Family Birth Place, Breast Center, Cancer Center, pediatric care, rehabilitation and sports medicine, as well as a range of health education and support groups. With 798 employees, 459 physicians and 86 staffed beds, St. Francis provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services to more than 115,000 patients each year on a collaborative medical campus with more than 30 other providers. This unique structure enables St. Francis to combine the caring and compassion of a community hospital with the modern medical technology, specialties and services found in the metro area. It is jointly owned by Allina Health, Essentia Health Critical Access Group and HealthPartners.

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 59373
  • Able to prioritize tasks
  • Provides and promotes patient safety, comfort, and privacy
  • Provides patient care in a dignified, respectful manner
  • Demonstrates ability to function effectively in an emergency/crisis situation as well as fast paced setting
  • Performs delegated tasks as directed
  • Follows professional telephone etiquette
  • Screens phone calls appropriately
  • Communicates/documents accurate and pertinent patient information to provider
  • Reports acute problems and changes in patient condition promptly
  • Works with provider in communicating treatment issues to patients
  • Coordinates results of tests, procedures, etc. with provider
  • Communicates information/direction for patient/families (i.e., patient information discharge instructions)
  • Instructs patients in test/procedure preparation, over-the-counter medication administration and treatment with provider
  • Demonstrates respect of the patient’s individuality and human worth regardless of age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, cultural or ethical background, or spiritual beliefs
  • Demonstrates respect of the patient’s dignity, confidentiality, and privacy needs
  • Advocates for the patient and family to support patient/family rights and needs
  • Demonstrates a customer service approach in care and interactions with others
  • Communicates supply/equipment needed to ensure that sufficient supplies and equipment are available
  • Supplies and services are accurately documented in patient record to ensure accurate charging
  • Demonstrates careful use of supplies and equipment
  • Identifies opportunities for cost efficiencies
  • Takes initiative in identification of unit needs
  • Dependable and punctual, arriving promptly for work
  • Assists in maintaining a clean environment by cleaning equipment and instruments
  • Light department cleaning and upkeep
  • Participates in hospital/department based activities, services, and meetings
  • Recognizes position and knowledge limitations/learning needs and consults with provider/manager on a consistent basis
  • Completes yearly fire and safety
  • Completes yearly infection control
  • Maintains current CMA certification
  • Maintains CPR certification
  • Assists new co-workers in orientation and adapting to work environment
  • Models accountability by sharing knowledge and learning from others
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude during times of change
  • Works to meet established department goals and objectives

Education

  • High school graduate
  • Successful completion of Certified Medical Assistant course

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • 1 year current Certified Medical Assistant in clinical/Urgent Care setting required.

Skills

  • Effective communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks
  • Electronic medical record skills
  • Ability to work well with patients, families and other team members

Licensure/Certifications

  • Medical Assistant Certification

Work Schedule

  • 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
  • Day shift - some variation in start times.
  • Monday through Friday
  • No weekends
  • Benefit eligible
  • SEIU L113 contract position

Location/Community Information

The City of Shakopee is located in the southwest corner of the Twin Cities metropolitan area, 23 miles from Minneapolis, on the Minnesota River. Residents of Shakopee enjoy both the atmosphere of a small town and the resources of a thriving metropolitan area. Incorporated in 1857 as a booming river town, today Shakopee is the county seat of Scott County, one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. The city has its own downtown central business district, regional medical center and business park and is home to regional entertainment attractions such as Historic Murphys Landing, Valleyfair Amusement Park, and Canterbury Park Racetrack.

Shakopee:

  • Located 20 miles Southwest of the Twin Cities
  • Population = 34,000
  • Service Area = 120,000

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 #

59373BR
Patient Care Suppt / Nrsg Asst