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Fairview Health Services Medical Assistant - $3000 Sign on Bonus in Edina, Minnesota

Overview

Fairview Health Services is looking for Medical Assistant to work out of the Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minnesota at the Fairview Center for Women in the OBGYN Department. This position is approved for 80 hours every two weeks and is benefit eligible position. This location is open Monday – Thursday 7:30 – 5:00 pm and Fridays 7:30 – 4:00 pm.

Responsibilities/Job Description

As a member of the care team, the Medical Assistant supports quality patient- and family-centered care principles through performing a variety of high level functions within a care team to support the needs of the healthcare team and patients/families. The Medical Assistant will gather information and documents to support the patient visit. The medical assistant is responsible for adhering to all policies, procedures and practice guidelines, promoting teamwork with all members of the health care team, maintaining complete, timely and accurate clinical documentation for each patient and continually looking for opportunities to improve processes and workflow

  • Delivers care as delegated by the physician/authorized practitioner or RN, to assigned patient population, or individual patient.

  • Prioritizes work based on patient acuity, available resources, patient/family preferences, provider schedule, in collaboration with the physician/authorized practitioner and other health care team members.

  • Effectively communicates compliance and concerns to delegating physician/authorized practitioner/RN.

  • Documents care in the medical record.

  • Partners with patient/care-giver in care/decision making

  • Engage in change to improve the work environment and patient experience

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program or LPN

  • Basic Life Support Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ambulatory Care Experience

  • AAMA Certification

Other Required Skills

  • Excellent customer service, public relations and communication skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and work with a fluctuation in workload while working independently.

  • Demonstrates focus on customer service/patient experience with every interaction.

  • Ability to work as an effective team member to provide exceptional care.

  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to embrace change and engage in ongoing process improvement.

  • Ability to keyboard and utilize computer programs.

  • Willingness to work at other sites is encourages.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-37110

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location Fairview Center for Women

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Clinic - OB -GYN

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