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Hennepin Healthcare

Hennepin Healthcare is looking for a Medical Assistant/LPN – Rheumatology Clinic (1.0 FTE) – Up to $3,000 Sign-On Bonus  #AssistantJobs #MedicalJobs #MedicalAssistantJobs

We are hiring a 1.0 FTE Medical Assistant or LPN for our Rheumatology Clinic in downtown Minneapolis to work days. A sign-on bonus is available for eligible external candidates (current employees, contract/temporary workers, and former employees returning to HHS within one year are ineligible). The hiring incentive amount is $1,500 for uncertified Medical Assistants and $3,000 for LPN’s and Medical Assistants certified/registered through the AAMA, NRHA, or AMT. SUMMARY Medical Assistant – Under the direction/ delegation of a physician(s) or other clinical care team members, the Medical Assistant contributes to the health and well-being of patients by providing quality and competent patient & family centered care/ services that meet HCMC and departmental standards. Licensed Practical Nurse – With the context of the Hennepin County Medical Center Relationship-Based Care Practice Model, under the direction of providers and/or the registered nurse, the Licensed Practical Nurse assists providers in the delivery of care and performs nursing functions within the LPN scope of practice. Required COVID-19 Vaccinations for Employees Hennepin Healthcare requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes all employees, volunteers, students, and contracted staff, with limited exemptions for medical or religious reasons. RESPONSIBILITIES “ Medical Assistant Perform assigned clinical tasks under the direction of a physician or other providers including: administer medications, injections, and immunizations, spirometry, tympanometry, apply minor dressings and splints, connect patients to portable monitors e.g. pulse oximetry, nebulization, glucose monitoring, and urethral catheterization and other clinical duties as delegated within the Medical Assistant scope of practice Set up for and provide direct assistance to physicians and other licensed care providers with medical examinations and procedures including: colposcopy, flex sigmoidoscopy, minor surgery Perform specimen collection including: blood draws, sputum samples and urine samples. Perform hearing and vision screens and developmental testing Review patient information as required by the rooming process and competently enter information into the patient medical record Perform basic patient care activities including: place patients in rooms, take and chart vital signs Performs other duties as assigned RESPONSIBILITIES “ Licensed Practical Nurse Perform assigned clinical tasks under the direction of a provider or a registered nurse including: administer and dispense medications and immunizations Contribute to the initial and ongoing assessment of patients Obtain patient information and medical history including current medications, allergies, chief complaint, and immunization schedule Perform basic patient care activities including taking and charting vital signs Under the direction of a registered nurse, provide patient education from standardized teaching plans Transcribe orders, maintain telephone communication, and call prescription refills as directed by providers Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS “ Medical Assistant Minimum Qualifications: Diploma or Associates Degree from an AAMA or AMT accredited Medical Assistant training program that includes a clinical externship or a formal medical services training program of the United States Armed Forces, as evidenced through educational transcripts. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with EPIC and/or similar electronic health record Possesses active certification/registration by the AAMA, AMT, or NHCA at time of hire. Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Ability to perform specialized clinical tasks and procedures in alignment with HCMC standards Knowledge of medical terminology Ability to effectively interview patients and collect information required to obtain medical history and to accurately register and/ or schedule patients Ability to work cohesively and respectfully with a diverse work force and patient population Ability to prioritize, organize, and communicate with multidisciplinary staff License/Certifications: Credentialed or Registered through AAMA, AMT, or NHCA within six months of employment. Must have and maintain valid American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers certification or the ability to obtain this within the first three months of employment. Ambulatory Care Float Pool: Medical Assistant positions in the float pool require driving to off campus clinics. Must have a valid drivers license and the availability of an insured vehicle or demonstrate ability to travel to offsite clinics during the work shift within a one-hour timeframe. QUALIFICATIONS “ Licensed Practical Nurse Minimum Qualifications: Completion of an approved course in practical nursing Possession of a valid license as a Licensed Practical Nurse issued by the Minnesota Board of Nursing Current CPR certification Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Must possess basic nursing skills and deliver safe patient care Attention to detail and ability to problem solve are essential Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

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