CMA or LPN- Rural Health Clinic

 

Position: CMA or LPN- Rural Health Clinic
Department: Physician Clinics
Hours:   Monday-Friday
General Description:
Assists providers in clinics with direct patient care, examinations and treatment plans. Prepares patients and assists providers with minor surgical and medical procedures. Performs diagnostic laboratory procedures. Creates a professional office image by providing superior customer service while effectively assisting the medical providers in the care and treatment of patients, and by working cooperatively with other staff members to promote a smooth flow of work within the office. Performs assigned procedures and duties within the scope of practice.

Essential Functions:

  • Triages phone calls from patients, assesses needs of patient and communicates plan of care to patient and/or family.
  • Communicates results to health care provider as necessary.
  • Ensures documentation of all pertinent patient data meets organizational standards.
  • Receives requests for medication refills from pharmacy by phone or fax, reviews medical record for accurateness of medications and dosages and responds to pharmacy in a timely manner.
  • Ensures room and equipment meet standards for point of care testing.
  • Performs point of care testing per protocol.
  • Greets and rooms patients for health care provider in a caring, efficient manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate appropriately with all patients across the life span.
  • Prepares the patient for visit in an efficient and timely manner according to department protocol.
  • Communicates all patient care concerns to appropriate staff.
  • Assists with examination and procedures as requested by health care provider.
  • Performs tests and procedures per protocols as directed by health care provider.
  • Maintains department specific competencies.
  • Responds to phone calls and messages from patients according to department protocol.
  • Promotes effective relationships with patient, provider and co-workers to help achieve customer service goals.
  • Facilitates patient referrals to other health care professionals or specialists as directed by health care provider.
  • Ensures exam rooms are clean and stocked according to department standards.
  • Reports results to patients as directed by health care provider according to department standards.
  • Assists with patient education as directed by health care provider.
  • Demonstrates flexibility to meet department needs.
  • Accurately schedules and registers patient as a receptionist when needed.
  • Assists with Quality Measures and Reporting as needed.
  • Performs additional duties as directed by manager within appropriate scope of practice.
Experience/Education Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited programs of either a medical assistant program or a licensed practical nursing program with current applicable certifications of a Certified Medical Assistant or a Licensed Practical Nurse is mandatory. Must be familiar with electronic health records and have basic computer skills. Must maintain all certifications as required by job function or by law. Must possess and demonstrate critical thinking skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high- pressure environment.
Benefits
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (22 days per year)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS Retirement Program and much more!
About Us:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is a 17 bed, Critical Access Hospital serving Audubon County and the surrounding areas, with the mission of “Excellence With Quality and Compassion to Those We Serve.” Our services include emergency services, acute care, skilled nursing services, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and surgical services. In addition, we offer several specialty services including orthopedic, mental health, pain management, podiatry, oncology, cardiology, neurology, nephrology, rheumatology, and urology.

We also operate two rural health clinics, Audubon Family Health Care Clinic and Exira Medical Clinic. Our clinics offer complete care from newborns to senior adults by providing well child check-ups, age-appropriate preventative care, sports and school physicals, immunizations, and treatment of occasional and ongoing illnesses.

EEO/AAP Statement:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics (ACMH) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment at all our locations. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

No question included on this application is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Further, ACMH takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Posted on 6/14/2024