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Sanford Health Medical Assistant - Various Clinic Locations in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Medical Assistant | Various Clinic Locations | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : Evergreen

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other

JOB SUMMARY

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 patients plan of care under the direction of the provider. Communicates the providers 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.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

If you are unsure which Ambulatory location will best fit you feel free to apply to this position to connect with a Recruiter and further discuss.

QUALIFICATIONS

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), 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) 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. Must be a graduate of a recognized Medical Assistant program. Prior experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical

care,

leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research,

education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care,

but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition

here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy

families

and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference

now, and in the future.

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application,

please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: ERG1011

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