Certified Medical Assistant/LPN/RN - Podiatry

Clinical Support/Nursing Dubuque, Iowa Job Closes: 10/28/2021


Medical Associates Podiatric Medicine & Surgery department is hiring a Certified Medical Assistant, LPN or RN to join their team! In this role, you will assist in procedures and x-rays!

Schedule: Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am - 5pm, 4-5 days per week for an average of about 72 hours per pay period. Flexibility is a must!

Location: Primarily at West Campus. 

COVID-19 Precautions/Requirements:
Medical Associates is a healthcare organization and strongly encourages COVID-19 vaccination. Masking is currently required in all facilities. Hiring preference will be given to individuals who fully support clinical best practices such as those outlined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). 

Competitive pay with benefits package worth $20,000!

Full Benefits Include:

  • Health Insurance and Dental Coverage
  • 401k, Profit Sharing Plan
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flex Spending Accounts
  • Vacation Paid Time Off (accrue up to 14 days/year)
  • Sick Paid Time/Short Term Disability
  • Holiday Pay (six holidays)

Bonus Opportunity:

As a newly hired CMA, you may be eligible for up to $3,000 in bonuses! 

  • $1,000 bonus paid when you start working as a CMA
  • $1,000 bonus paid after completion of your 1st successful year as a CMA
  • $1,000 bonus paid after completion of your 2nd successful year as a CMA
What you'll be doing:
  • Primarily serve as a float, working with all 3 providers within the department; Serve as a primary, when needed
  • 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.
Essential Functions:
  • 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. CMA, LPN or RN experience preferred, but not required.

Education -  Certification of Medical Assistant (if not already certified) must be obtained within one year of hire date.  Or LPN/RN licensure required.

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 -  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.

Physical Aspects:

Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Kneeling - Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Crouching - Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time.

Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.

Pushing - Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

Pulling - Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

Fingering - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.

Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sound with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.

Vision - 20 / 40 or better in the best eye with or without correction

Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 pounds force constantly to move objects.

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