Clinical LPN or Certified Medical Assistant

Department:

Medical

Location:

Bettendorf, IA, USA

Employment Type:

Full Time

We currently have a part time opening in our Bettendorf clinic for an LPN or a Certified Medical Assistant.  The hours of the position are Monday - Thursday from 4:30 - 8:30 pm.

The responsibilites of this position are as follows:

    • Greets and escorts patients to exam rooms; prepares for physician's visits by obtaining initial information and vital signs
    • Checks patients' medical records for pertinent data; reviews and maintains current patient information/demographic data
    • Inputs new data into patients medical records; ensuring accuracy
    • Responsible for drawing up injections and assisting with injections
    • Responsible for removing staples and sutures and performing dressing changes
    • Assists Physician in minor medical procedures and anticipate their needs for instruments and supplies
    • Responsible for ordering x-rays, along with splint and cast removals
    • Schedules patients for testing, medical procedures and surgeries
    • Inspects exam rooms for cleanliness and equipment condition; stocks and maintains rooms and nurses' stations with adequate supplies
    • Educates patients and their caregivers regarding specific care as instructed by the physician

 

Job Qualifications:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic nursing principals and protocols
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of personal computer applications and Electronic Medical Record
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs and assist in lifting patients up to 300lbs
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.  Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with patients, families, and staff from diverse backgrounds

 Education:  High school diploma or equivalent, LPN License or MA certificate is required

 Experience:  One year of previous LPN or MA experience is preferred

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