CMA - Relief PoolMedical Associates, Dubuque, IA
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Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.
Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice. Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.
In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.
Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 1940 Elm Street in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville, Elkader, and Monona, Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.
We are hiring full-time, Certified Medical Assistants to work in the clinical relief pool. The role supports a variety of clinical departments at Medical Associates and provides an excellent opportunity to learn several areas of the clinic as well as strengthen CMA skills. The position will work in a variety of clinical departments and will average 70-80 hours per two week pay period. Strong communication skills, flexibility, and teamwork is required.
To be considered, candidates must currently be enrolled and attending a Medical Assisting program or have successfully completed a Medical Assistant program. Certification as a Medical Assistant is required within one year of hire. Any new CMA hired in 2018 will be eligible to earn up to $3,000 in bonuses!
Schedules, including start and end times, will vary. Primary schedule will be Monday - Friday, between the clinical office hours of 7am - 5pm. Evening and weekend hours may be required.
Collect pertinent patient health care data, diagnostic testing, treatments, and review medical records and confer with physician/mid level providers to ensure patient needs are met. May include general office duties such as obtaining and updating patient demographic and insurance information, accepting payment and co pays, scheduling and coordinating multiple appointment and creating lab orders.
Collaborate with health care team according to plan of care.
Communicate effectively with patients, co workers, and others. Promote patient wellness and provide patient education.
Document care provided, including but not limited to: interventions, medication, patient education, and assist with integrity of medical record.
Facilitate reimbursement of services provided, including but not limited to: charge tickets, referrals, and insurance requirements.
Maintain an office environment that is safe, neat, organized, and supplied with necessary equipment, instruments, supplies, and educational materials. Ensure equipment is functioning safely and properly. Perform cleaning and maintenance of equipment according to guidelines.
Demonstrate flexibility in performing other additional duties of patient care. Provide input for devising systems to improve quality and efficiency of patient care and workflow. Participate in required meetings.
Complete all other assigned projects and duties.