Fairview Health Services is looking for Medical Assistant to at the M Health Fairview Clinic in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. This position is a casual- as needed position. This location is open Monday Thursday 7:00 6:00 pm and Fridays 7:00 5:00 pm.
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.
Follows the patients plan of care.
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.
Performs high and low risk technical procedures defined by the clinical setting: includes medication administration, assistance with CPR, assistance with procedures and may include lab draws.
Recognizes when different approaches may be needed based on age or cultural differences.
Implements assigned aspects of the patient teaching plan.
Documents care in the medical record.
Effectively communicates compliance and concerns to delegating physician/authorized practitioner/RN.
Takes action to assure continuity of care for all assigned patient.
Adheres to all relevant policies, procedures, and practice guidelines.
Responds appropriately to emergent situations
Functions as care team assistant as needed
Communicates effectively with other members of the health care team.
Documents care in the medical record.
Communicates verbal and written information in a clear, concise, accurate, and timely manner.
Uses communication approaches appropriate to patient/family needs
Respect and ensures the confidentiality of all information regarding patients, staff members or Fairview business issues. Shares information only with those who need to know.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level of population served .
Partners with patient/care-giver in care/decision making.
Communicates in a respectful manner.
Ensures a safe, secure environment.
Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.
Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.
Provides patient education based on assessment of learning needs of patient/care-giver.
As a member of the care team, continuously improve work processes, environment and the overall experience to serve customers and meet business goals:
Identify opportunities for improvement in workflow.
Participate in meetings to support initiatives
Communicate appropriately with team members
Engage in change to improve the work environment and patient experience
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program or LPN
Basic Life Support Certification
Ambulatory Care Experience
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.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.