Sanford Health LPN or Medical Assistant Ambulatory - Canby/Clear Lake Clinic in Canby, Minnesota
Job Title: LPN or Medical Assistant Ambulatory | Canby/Clear Lake Clinic | Canby
Department : General Med Routine - Canby
Job Schedule: PRN
Hours Per Shift: Other
LPN - The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will
participate in the implementation and evaluation of patient care, under the
supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or physician. Ensures the health, comfort and safety of
patients. Documents a thorough medical history from patient. Contributes to the
assessment of patients and administers medications or treatments as ordered.
Provides technical support to healthcare professionals as needed. Counseling
patients and family members, under the direction of a registered nurse, on
prevention and treatment plans. The LPN demonstrates competency and practices
within the full scope of nursing expertise/knowledge and utilizes appropriate
age and population specific standards as designated in their assigned clinical
MA - The Medical Assistant (MA)
functions within the administration pre-defined scope of practice guidelines
per state location of practice. The MA in the ambulatory care setting collects
subjective and objective health status data from the patient or caregiver and
communicates this data to the health care provider. Participates in the care of
patients by providing contributing data to licensed health care professionals;
and following through on the patient’s plan of care under the direction of the
provider. Communicates the provider’s written instructions for care to the
patient, or caregiver, by transmission of specifically defined information.
Will participate in care for patients, across the lifespan, in all phases of
preventative care, health maintenance, treatment, and follow-up as patients
move in and out of care settings. Performs a variety of duties under the direct
supervision of a person licensed to practice medicine. A sampling of the
specialized clinical duties performed includes, but is not limited to,
obtaining vital signs, preparing patients for examinations, observing and
reporting patient's signs or symptoms, and performing point of care testing.
LPN - Participate in health teaching developed by a
licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Participate and be part of a
healthcare team to conduct focused nursing assessments and contribute to the
plan of care. Observe patients, document and report changes in patient
condition, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and take any
necessary action. Implement interventions that are assigned, ordered or
prescribed by licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Follows safety
measures to ensure proper use of equipment and supplies. Establishes and
maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area.
Contribute to the evaluation of the plan of care by gathering, observing,
recording and communication patient responses to nursing interventions.
Communicate relevant information with patients and health team members to
ensure quality and continuity of care. Adheres to legal regulations and
organizational policies when discussing patient health information. Responsible
for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and
visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care
team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Promote a safe and therapeutic
environment by providing appropriate monitoring and surveillance of the care
MA - Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and
supportive behaviors with team members. Demonstrates the ability to follow
directions. Guides patients in scheduling appointments and laboratory tests
according to established processes and policies. Logs drug/medication data into
a computer and maintains computerized records. Perform administrative and
certain clinical duties under the direction of a licensed provider or
registered nurse. Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the
rooms neat and clean. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for
patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and working collaboratively
with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for
patients. Understands medical terminology associated with the contents of
Graduate from an accredited
practical nursing program as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is required in
North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN program where IV therapy
is part of the curriculum or completion of an IV Therapy course approved by the
North Dakota Board of Nursing.
Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license with
State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges. Obtains
and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and
Must be a graduate of a recognized Medical
Assistant program. Prior experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.
Nationally certified or registered as a Medical
Certification (CMA) obtained through a nationally
approved certification program for medical assistant, including but not limited
to, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Certified Clinical
Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the Nation Health Career Association (NHCA),
Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CMAC) through the American Medical
Certification Association (AMCA), or National Certified Medical Assistant
(NCMA) through the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT), etc.
Registration (RMA) obtained through the American Medical Technologists (AMT)
Additional state requirements include:
(SD) registration as a MA through the SD Board of Medical and Osteopathic
North Dakota (ND) registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of
MAs working within Minnesota (MN) and Iowa (IA) do not require state
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months
of employment. Re-certification as required.
About Sanford Health:
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are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that
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clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community
growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to
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Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: PRN
Req Number: WD04349