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Clinic Medical Assistant, Full Time, Day Shift
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Hillsboro, WI 54634

Posted
Full time
JR-15822

Description

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Job Description:

Major 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 physician/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 physician 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 physician 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.

Education and Learning:

REQUIRED

Graduate of a medical assistant program, practical nursing program or vocational nurse program. Or High School Diploma or equivalency and attained a medical assistant certification. 

Work Experience:

REQUIRED

No experience required.

DESIRED

6 months experience in a healthcare setting.

License and Certifications:

REQUIRED

Certification will be required within 18 months of hire date by one of the following:

  • American Association of Medical Assistants as a Certified Medical Assistant
  • National Healthcareer Association as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant
  • National Center for Competency Testing as a National Certified Medical Assistant; or
  • American Medical Technologists as a Registered Medical Assistant National Association for Health Professionals as a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant
  • Current Infant-Adult Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (with hands on learning) from one of the following programs; American Heart Association or American Red Cross. 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).

Age Specific Population Served:

Infant (less than 1 year)

Pediatric (1 - 12 years)

Adolescent (13 - 17 years)

Adult (18 - 64 years)

Geriatric (65 years & older) 

Unit/Department Specific OSHA Category:

Category 1 – All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infections materials Environmental Conditions: Exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:

Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Static Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)

Walking/Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)

Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Climbing Stair Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Reaching - Shoulder Level Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)

Reaching - Below Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)

Reaching - Above Shoulder Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)

Repetitive Actions - Pinch Forces Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Pounds of force 0-25

Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Pounds of force 0-25 Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)

Balance - Right Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Balance - Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact the recruiter listed below:

Primary Recruiter:

Megan Wopat

Recruiter Email Address:

[email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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