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

Description

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
  • 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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