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Sanford Health Nationally Certified Medical Assistant - Children's Clinic - Part Time in Fargo, North Dakota

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With over 224 clinic locations and 46 medical centers, Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. If you’re looking to start or further develop your career in healthcare, join our ambulatory nursing care team which sees 5.2 million clinic and outpatient visits every year. Our workplace culture focuses on treating patients and co-workers like family.

Facility: Southwest Clinic
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 2701 13th Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Flex
Weekly Hours: 16.00
Salary Range: $17.00 - $25.50
Pay Info: . $2,500 Sign On Bonus available for Qualified Candidates!

Department Details

This opportunity is within our Southwest Children’s Clinic which is a fast paced environment. Our MA's focus on supporting our patients with well child care, medication rechecks, behavioral health management, same day/ill appointments, medication and vaccine administration.

We are looking for someone to work between up to 3 days per week. The clinic is open Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm. This individual will be cross trained to our other Pediatric Clinic locations!

National Medical Assistant Certification and North Dakota MAIII Registration required for the role.

$2,500 Sign On Bonus available for Qualified Candidates!

Job Summary

We’re seeking a caring, responsible, and empathetic Medical Assistant (MA/CMA) who will be involved in assisting with patient care for all ages in an ambulatory setting. The Medical Assistant will be an advocate for the patient’s needs by collaborating with both the patient and their care team to ensure that the patient is comfortable throughout their healthcare journey at Sanford. As a Medical Assistant, you can look forward to creating strong bonds with your patients and co-workers and have multiple opportunities for growth and development.


  • Collects subjective and objective health status data from the patient or caregiver and communicates data to healthcare provider

  • Follows through on the patient’s plan of care under the direction of the provider

  • Communicates the provider’s written instructions for care to the patient, or caregiver

  • Participates 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

  • Obtains vital signs, prepares patients for examinations, observes and reports patient’s signs or symptoms, and performs point of care testing


Must be a graduate of a recognized Medical Assistant program.

Prior experience in a healthcare setting is preferred.

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: American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the National HealthCareer Association (NHA), 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: North Dakota (ND) registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of Nursing. If the incumbent does not already hold their registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of Nursing at time of hire they will be granted 4 months to obtain registration. All medication administration performed by the incumbent prior to obtaining the MAIII must be supervised by a licensed nurse. Additionally, must also be registered on the ND Board of Nursing UAP Registry if they do not possess MAIII registration at time of hire.

MAs working within Minnesota (MN), Iowa (IA), South Dakota (SD) and Oregon (OR) do not require state registration.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment. Re-certification as required.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0190518
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No