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Facility: Broadway Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Flex
Weekly Hours: 40.00
The Medical Assistant (MA) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) functions within the administration pre-defined scope of practice guidelines per state location of practice. The MA or LPN 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.
Would perform electrocardiograms on patients from infants to adults. Travel for outreach clinics with provider and supporting staff, leave in the morning, return in the evening. Help with scheduling of appointments. Would also help out in other departments of the Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic when needed.
This position can be filled with either a MA or LPN.
Medical Assistant: 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 Assistant (MA).
Certification (CMA) obtained through a nationally approved certification program for medical assistant, including but not limited to: American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the National HealthCareer Association (NHA), 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) also acceptable.
Additional state requirements include: South Dakota (SD) registration as a MA through the SD Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners. North Dakota (ND) registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of Nursing. MAs working within Minnesota (MN), Iowa (IA) and Oregon (OR) do not require state registration.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment. Re-certification as required.
LPN: 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 certifications.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-29282