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Certified Medical Assistant - Foot & Ankle Clinic

Company: Sanford Health Careers
Location: Fargo
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Create Your Career with Us

With over 224 clinic locations and 46 medical centers, Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. If you re looking to start or further develop your career in healthcare, join our ambulatory nursing care team which sees 5. 2 million clinic and outpatient visits every year. Our workplace culture focuses on treating patients and co-workers like family.

Facility: South University Hospital

Location: Fargo, ND

Address: 1720 S University Dr, Fargo, ND 58103, USA

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 36.00

Salary Range: $17.00 - $25.50

Pay Info:. $5,000 Sign On Bonus available for Qualified Candidates!

Department Details

Come join our fast paced Foot and Ankle Clinic as an Certified Medical Assistant working Monday through Friday day time hours, no weekends or holidays.

Within our clinic we see on average 110 patients per day and offer procedures varying from ingrown toenails to total joint replacements. We serve a wide variety of patients including children, athletes, diabetics with wound care, post operative, and more.

Our CMAs are paired with a provider and another member of the nursing team to work together serving patients in this learning environment. Primary duties will include rooming patients and obtaining vitals, ensuring patient rooms are stocked and cleaned, and assisting the providers as needed.

National Medical Assistant Certification and registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of Nursing are required for this role.

Job Summary

We re seeking a caring, responsible, and empathetic Medical Assistant (MA/CMA) who will be involved in assisting with patient care for all ages in an ambulatory setting. The Medical Assistant will be an advocate for the patient s needs by collaborating with both the patient and their care team to ensure that the patient is comfortable throughout their healthcare journey at Sanford. As a Medical Assistant, you can look forward to creating strong bonds with your patients and co-workers and have multiple opportunities for growth and development.

Responsibilities

  • Collects subjective and objective health status data from the patient or caregiver and communicates data to healthcare provider
  • Follows through on the patient s plan of care under the direction of the provider
  • Communicates the provider s written instructions for care to the patient, or caregiver
  • Participates in care for patients, across the lifespan, in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, treatment, and follow-up as patients move in and out of care settings
  • Obtains vital signs, prepares patients for examinations, observes and reports patient s signs or symptoms, and performs point of care testing
    Qualifications

    Must be a graduate of a recognized Medical Assistant program.

    Prior experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.

    Nationally certified or registered as a Medical Assistant (MA).

    Certification (CMA) obtained through a nationally approved certification program for medical assistant, including but not limited to: American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the National HealthCareer Association (NHA), Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) through the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA), or National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), etc.

    Registration (RMA) obtained through the American Medical Technologists (AMT) also acceptable.

    Additional state requirements include: North Dakota (ND) registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of Nursing. If the incumbent does not already hold their registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of Nursing at time of hire they will be granted 4 months to obtain registration. All medication administration performed by the incumbent prior to obtaining the MAIII must be supervised by a licensed nurse. Additionally, must also be registered on the ND Board of Nursing UAP Registry if they do not possess MAIII registration at time of hire.

    MAs working within Minnesota (MN), Iowa (IA), South Dakota (SD) and Oregon (OR) do not require state registration.

    Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment. Re-certification as required.

    Benefits

    Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

    Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

    Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

    Req Number: R-0181655

    Job Function: Nursing

    Featured: No

Keywords: Sanford Health Careers, Fargo , Certified Medical Assistant - Foot & Ankle Clinic, Healthcare , Fargo, North Dakota

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