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Medical Assistant/Licensed Practical Nurse - Infectious Disease

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation's most prestigious healthcare systems, Portneuf Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals.

Our mission statement "World Class Care, every patient, every time" helps us focus on what truly matters: You. And our commitment is to make sure our patients receive amazing care every time they have contact with Portneuf Medical Center. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Portneuf family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Licensed Practical Nurse/Certified Medical Assistant to join our team!

What You'll Do

The Licensed Practical Nurse/Certified Medical Assistant, under the supervision and general direction of the providers, utilizes the knowledge basis of nursing education and experience to provide direct patient care and assist providers in the delivery of world-class medical care. Nursing practice must be within current center standards, procedures and in accordance with outside regulatory agencies. The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Provides direct nursing care to patients in accordance with existing policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that patient charts are prepared properly before patient visits. Effectively rooms patients and collects all relevant and necessary information for providers to make informed decisions.
  • Contributes to the assessment of patient's health status by collecting, recording, and reporting objective and subjective data. Timely, consistently, and accurately documents patient care.
  • Works effectively with providers and patients to schedule surgeries, imaging, lab, etc. Completes pre-authorization for all procedures or testing to ensure effective reimbursement.
  • Answers phones and responds to messages in a timely manner. Communicates and interacts with all customers

(patients, visitors, co-workers, administrative staff, and physicians) in a positive and supportive manner. Maintains a safe, clean, and stocked patient care and work area.

What We Offer

Competitive pay and benefits package including Health/Dental/Vision/401(k) match. Generous paid time off, holidays, extended illness bank, paid basic life insurance and long term disability.

What You'll Bring

  • Must have completed a technical program in nursing and successfully passed licensing exam / technical program in medical assisting and certification with AAMA or ARMA
  • Current LPN licensure in the State of Idaho /Certified Medical Assistant with AAMA or ARMA
  • BLS certification required
  • Commitment to the team problem solving approach using a patient-focused model.

Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Pocatello , Medical Assistant/Licensed Practical Nurse - Infectious Disease, Other , Pocatello, Idaho

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