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Company: Mercy Cedar Rapids
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing administrative and clinical duties in an outpatient setting including limited medication administration in the outpatient setting.   Job Duties

  • Maintains inventory in rooms
  • Practices standard precautions
  • Performs front offices duties including telephone, reception, medical records and scheduling
  • Instructs patients as directed by the RN or physician
  • Prepares patient for physician's exam
  • Escribes orders
  • Collects health history and med list
  • Manages room turnover and patient flow
  • Performs accurate measurement of patient statistics to include vitals, height and weight
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of medication purpose, side effects and administration procedure
  • Administers oral, SubQ and IM medications under the direct supervision of an RN or physician
Department Specific Duties
  • N/A
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of administrative and clinical functions in a physician office settting.
Professional Experience
  • One year experience working in a medical office setting preferred
  • Education sufficient to obtain Medical Assistant Certification
Licensure, Certification, Registration
  • Certified Medical Assistant required.
  • Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse & Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
Physical Demand Requirements
  • Medium: Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

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