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GUNDERSEN LUTHERAN ADMINISTRATIVE Medical Assistant in LA CROSSE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Medical Assistant - Nursing Float Pool The Medical Assistant , while working within the Medical Assistant Scope of Practice and under the direction and supervision of the provider/clinician or Registered Nurse, functions as an advocate to the patient. They assist in meeting the individual and age- specific needs of the patients and families/significant others. This responsibility includes the provisions of compassionate, safe and competent direct patient care as delegated by the provider or Registered Nurse. They receive daily direction and provide daily organizational support for the provider and team. They use effective and authentic communication skills while interacting with patients, families/significant others and all members of the healthcare team. All Medical Assistants work under the supervision of a provider, while having a direct reporting relationship to a Clinical Manager. The supervising provider will have an opportunity to give formal feedback on the Medical Assistant's competencies and performance measures annually. Job Responsibilities Demonstrates professional accountability by maintaining skill competency in the following: Rooms the patient and obtains and documents vital signs, chief complaint and history; reviews and documents medication history, including discrepancies; Administers and documents treatments; Assists the provider/RN in performing and documenting tests and procedures; Verifies new and refill prescriptions; contacts pharmacies; Uses the electronic medical record proficiently; transmits information electronically; Gathers and documents objective information during phone interactions and shares with provider and/or RN, who determines care; Maintains sterile technique, body substance isolation and infection control precautions when required; Incorporates and documents patient/family readiness to learn when reinforcing teaching initiated by the provider and/or RN; and Demonstrates respect for every individual's culture by providing culturally competent care. Contributes to the success of the team through participation in staff meetings, quality improvement activities, team-building exercises, etc. Promotes a healing environment for patients, families and co-workers. Professional and Organizational Responsibilities: Maintains competency and contributes to the Gundersen Health System mission and strategic plan. Performs other job-related responsibilities as required. EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabilities Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Work Experience: Required No experience required. License and Certifications Required Current certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or the National Healthcareer Association as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) or National Center for Competency Testing as a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) or American Medical Technologists as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) and Some departments may require additional certifications. For example if a Medical Assistant is working with a Chiropractor they will need a Wisconsin Chiropractic Technician Certification (CHIROTEC). and Current American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider CPR certification; Heart Saver, Rescue and Military training network CPR; or the American Red Cross CPR certification (CPR) except Citizen and Animal classes ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/9CCEBBD020F748A6

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