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UnityPoint Health Clinical Assistant II-Blank Pediatrics Clinic in Des Moines, Iowa

Performs a variety of clinical duties; responsible for assisting the physician with direct and indirect patient care for kids 0-22 years of age in a Pediatric clinic. Prepares the patient for examination, treatment, diagnostic and laboratory duties, patient education and minor surgical procedures. Perform other tasks as required, both administrative and clinical.

+ + Answers questions and provides teaching as appropriate to scope and licensure or as directed by provider to patients and family members regarding health maintenance and medical illnesses

  • Documents appropriate information in the patient’s electronic chart. Complete patient forms and requests medical records/correspondence to be scanned into the electronic health record.

  • Schedule referrals for patients with specialist or outpatient as requested by the provider. Complete appropriate forms or requisitions needed for referrals or lab testing

  • Assist provider with patient examination, procedures and emergencies

  • Provide and document advice for home care of illness/condition conducting follow up phone calls regarding patient’s health and progress as directed by provider.

  • Perform diagnostic tests and laboratory procedures

  • Prepare and assist provider with patient examination, specimen collection, minor surgical procedures and treatment of the patients, including administration of medication under direct supervision of the provider as appropriate to scope and licensure

  • Demonstrate knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately

  • Thoroughly understand testing (lab and procedures) values and relationship to patient status with accountability to take next steps as directed, and as appropriate to scope and licensure.

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

Education:

Graduate of an accredited LPN nursing program or a nationally accredited medical assistant program

Experience:

Previous clinical experience in ambulatory clinic.

License(s)/Certification(s):

A state of Iowa nursing license, nationally accepted medical assistant certification required. Licenses & Certifications must be maintained.

Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire.

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Dept of Labor Level III (Medium) Work. Effective for all job offers made July 1, 2010 or after, candidates must successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment strength and agility test at Medium Level of Work.

Requisition ID: 2020-79604

Street: 1212 Pleasant st

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $17.26/Hr.

Name: Blank Pediatrics Clinic- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.8

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Wednesday and Friday. Variable hours. Hours of operation: 7:00am-6:00pm Monday-Friday. Occasional weekend rotation: Saturday/Sunday 8:00am-2:00pm, appox 32 hours/week

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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