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CMA / LPN - Podiatric Medicine & Surgery

Medical Associates, Dubuque, IA

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The Podiatric Medicine & Surgery department at Medical Associates is hiring a full-time Certified Medical Assistant or LPN. Primary hours are scheduled on Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.  Flexibility is important!

Certification of Medical Assistant must be obtained within six months of hire date or valid LPN required.

Job Duties:
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.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience - From three months to one year of similar or related experience.

Education - Equivalent to a two year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study or certification at a business or trade school.

Interpersonal Skills - A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.  Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature.  Work may involve motivating or influencing others.  Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary.

Other Skills - Completion of certification as a Medical Assistant is required or valid LPN licensure required. Keyboarding skills and use of electronic equipment.  Use and operate a wide variety of diagnostic and medical equipment.  Use personal protection safety equipment including gloves, lab coats, gowns, goggles, and face masks/shields.   BLS required biannually

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 547604
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Health Care
Shifts
First Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education --

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