Sanford Health Medical Assistant - Care Coordination Assistant - Women's Reproductive Endocrinology in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Job Title: Medical Assistant - Care Coordination Assistant | Women's Reproductive Endocrinology | Sioux Falls
City: Sioux Falls
Department : Womens - Reproductive Endocrinology - Nursing Ambulatory - Sioux Falls
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
The Care Coordination Assistant (CCA) position assists the Women's Health Reproductive Endocrinology Team in managing and coordinating patient care. Coordinate provider's patient panels by monitoring patient attribution, perform pre-visit planning, schedule office visits, and managing the appropriate chronic disease registries. Promotes quality initiatives and improved patient outcomes. Monitors and tracks patient's referrals for health care services. Participates in the care of patients by collecting subjective and objective data from the patient or caregiver. Communicates collected data to the health care team and follows through on the patient's plan of care under the direction of the provider. Demonstrates computer literacy including using Microsoft Office products and electronic health record (EHR). Participates in care for age related patients in all phases of preventative care and health maintenance. Functions within the administration pre-defined scope of practice guidelines.
Understands medical terminology associated with the contents of patient charts. 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. Guides patients in scheduling appointments and laboratory tests according to established processes and policies. Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and supportive behaviors with team members. Delivers written and oral communications that engage audience participants, respond to their questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Creates action plans that ensure the accomplishment of responsibilities. Applies key aspects of continuous improvement processes and evaluates impact on quality. Adheres to organizational quality management processes and practices.
Graduate of an accredited school of Medical Assisting.
One year of clinical experience 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, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), 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) and Iowa (IA) do not require state registration. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment. Recertification as required.
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City: Sioux Falls
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD04413