Medical Assistant - Urgent Care

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Overview Fairview Health Services is looking for Medical Assistant to work out of the Fairview Clinic -Highland Park in St Paul, Minnesota. This position is approved for 64 hours every two weeks, is benefit eligible, and may require that you travel to other locations as needed. This position will be working in our Urgent Care department and requires that you are able to work every other weekend. This role qualifies for a $4000 sign on bonus. Hiring Process If your skills and experience appear to align with those of the position, you may be asked to participate in a pre-recorded video interview. The recorded video interviews are reviewed by our hiring team and provide the reviewers with insights on the skills, attributes and experiences you possess that will allow you to be successful in your role. You will be notified by email or phone if selected for the next stage of our recruitment process. At any time, you may also check your application status online in your Fairview applicant profile at this link. Responsibilities/Job Description As a member of the care team, the Medical Assistant supports quality patient- and family-centered care principles through performing a variety of high level functions within a care team to support the needs of the healthcare team and patients/families. The Medical Assistant will gather information and documents to support the patient visit. The medical assistant is responsible for adhering to all policies, procedures and practice guidelines, promoting teamwork with all members of the health care team, maintaining complete, timely and accurate clinical documentation for each patient and continually looking for opportunities to improve processes and workflow * Delivers care as delegated by the physician/authorized practitioner or RN, to assigned patient population, or individual patient. * Prioritizes work based on patient acuity, available resources, patient/family preferences, provider schedule, in collaboration with the physician/authorized practitioner and other health care team members. * Effectively communicates compliance and concerns to delegating physician/authorized practitioner/RN. * Documents care in the medical record. * Partners with patient/care-giver in care/decision making * Engage in change to improve the work environment and patient experience Qualifications Required Qualifications * Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program or LPN * Basic Life Support Certification Preferred Qualifications * Ambulatory Care Experience * AAMA Certification Other Required Skills * Excellent customer service, public relations and communication skills. * Ability to prioritize and work with a fluctuation in workload while working independently. * Demonstrates focus on customer service/patient experience with every interaction. * Ability to work as an effective team member to provide exceptional care. * Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills. * Ability to embrace change and engage in ongoing process improvement. * Ability to keyboard and utilize computer programs. * Willingness to work at other sites is encourages.

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