Medical Assistant II

  • Mercy Cedar Rapids
  • Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
  • Feb 26, 2021
Full Time Assistant/Support

Job Description

This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing administrative and clinical duties in an outpatient setting including limited medication administration in the outpatient setting. Job Duties/Essential Functions Job Duties Administers oral, SubQ and IM medications under the direct supervision of an RN or physician Demonstrates basic knowledge of medication purpose, side effects and administration procedure Performs accurate measurement of patient statistics to include vitals, height and weight Manages room turnover and patient flow Collects health history and med list Escribes orders Prepares patient for physician's exam Instructs patients as directed by the RN or physician Performs front offices duties including telephone, reception, medical records and scheduling Practices standard precautions Maintains inventory in rooms Department Specific Duties N/A Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of administrative and clinical functions in a physician office settting. Professional Experience One year experience working in a medical office setting preferred. Education Education sufficient to obtain AAMA certification. Licensure, Certification, Registration AAMA certification required. Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse & Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date. Physical Activity Requirements Constant = 67-100% of workday N/A   Frequent = 34-66% of workday Reaching Sitting Standing Walking Lifting Use of fingers Talking Hearing Repetitive motion Balancing Stooping Kneeling Crouching Pushing Pulling Grasping Feeling Handling   Occasional = 33% or less of workday Climbing   Physical Demand Requirements Medium: Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently

Employment Type

Full Time