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Medical Assistant / LPN (Northfield, MN)

Company: Allina Health System
Location: Northfield
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Department: 62019900 Allina Health Group NorthfieldShift: Day/Evening (United States of America)Hours: 32Contract:Weekend Rotation:Job Profile Summary: The Medical Assistant provides support to providers and the nursing staff in the delivery of timely, quality patient health care services. Some duties include assisting with rooming patients, managing patient flow and obtaining adequate patient medical information/data.Job Description:Principle Responsibilities

  • Provide patient care support and assist providers as instructed by the Physician, Provider or Registered Nurse (RN).
    • Reports any acute problems and changes in patient's condition.
    • Provides information to patients regarding test/procedure preparation, over-the-counter medication administration and treatment with provider.
    • Provide patient preventative or other heath information per provider or RN
    • Coordinate results of tests, procedures ect. with provider.
    • Assists with scheduling appointments for patients.
    • Prepare refill information for provider to review.
    • Facilitate obtaining lab/imaging results and notify provider of abnormalities.
    • Works with the electronic medical records in basket, responding to messages and results for provider.
    • May need to perform injections using proper techniques.
    • May need to help cover front desk and provide backup to patient registration.
    • May assist with patient transportation.
    • Room patients, manage patient flow and obtain adequate patient medical information/data.
      • Perform rooming and vital signs according to standards.
      • Assist with the collection, labeling, and processing of specimens.
      • Confirm information with patient when necessary and document per practice.
      • Keep patient informed of provider schedule and notify provider when patient is ready.
      • Clean, re-stock and maintain inventory for exam rooms and inventory for supply room.
        • Ensure that supplies are ordered, stocked and inventory is maintained.
        • Order medical supplies and nutritional supplies.
        • Sterilize and ensure the proper maintenance occurs for all exam room equipment.
        • Contributes to an environment that is safe for patients, visitors and employees.
          • Reports environmental risks or equipment malfunctions to Supervisor.
          • Uses equipment following policies, procedures and manufacturer directions or standards.
          • Follows all policies and procedures when administering medication.
            • Other duties as assigned.Job Requirements
              • High School or GED required
              • Less than 2 Years of Medical Assistant experience required and
              • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required Certified by the American Heart Association or Allina BLS within 30 Days
              • Certified Medical Assistant - CMA - American Association of Medical Assistants preferred applicants with less than six (6) months of Medical Assistant experience must have graduated from an accredited school with a clinical externship
              • Medical Terminology preferredLeadership Capabilities
                • See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission.
                  • I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture
                  • I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation
                  • I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions
                  • I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement
                  • Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success.
                    • I help my team connect to the broader mission
                    • I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me
                    • I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change
                    • I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems
                    • Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves.
                      • I role-model self-care and ongoing development
                      • I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success
                      • I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning
                      • I candidly advocate for the resources I need
                      • I support my colleagues in their development and growth
                      • Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation.
                        • I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals
                        • I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results
                        • I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination
                        • I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly
                        • I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency
                        • Succeed Together:Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together.
                          • I consider how decisions might impact my colleagues
                          • I am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partners
                          • I respect others' opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be involved
                          • I seek common ground and work to create mutually beneficial outcomesFunctional Competencies
                            • Analytical Thinking: Practices investigative techniques to determine the best approach.
                            • Communication Skills: Communicates using persuasion and authority.
                            • Problem Solving: Arrives at a conclusion based on previous experiences and good judgment.Physical DemandsMedium Work*:Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequentlyAdditional Job Description:Will consider an LPN if meets the following requirements:
                              • Associate's or Vocational degree from a Board of Nursing approved LPN program required
                              • Two years clinic LPN experience preferred and
                              • LPNMNBN required and
                              • LPNWI required if working in Wisconsin or interacting with Wisconsin patients by phone and
                              • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Allina Health required within 30 Days or
                              • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required upon hire
                                • Clinic is open Monday thru Friday 7:00am-6:00pmSIGN ON BONUSBENEFITS ELIGIBLE

Keywords: Allina Health System, Minneapolis , Medical Assistant / LPN (Northfield, MN), Healthcare , Northfield, Minnesota

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