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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: Heart Hospital Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 1301 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 10 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $15.00 (Based on years of experience)
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. MAs working within Minnesota (MN), Iowa (IA) 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, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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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.
Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-76599