Posted on: January 15, 2022
Clinic CMAs at MercyOne Des Moines, now part of CommonSpirit Health
formed between Catholic Health Initiative and Dignity Health, aid
patients from the moment they enter the clinic by collecting
patient information, supporting patient evaluation, administering
treatments and medications as needed, and educating patients. CMAs
are among the most critical and important professionals in the
healthcare world. It is the CMA who works directly with patients to
ensure their needs are being carefully met with every
interaction.Every day you must have the patient as your number one
focus as you work to coordinate compassionate patient care.To
thrive in this role you must be able to think on your feet and
remain calm in stressful situations so you can provide emotional
support to patients and clinical support to physicians.
As a clinic CMA, you communicate with patients and their
caregivers, acting as a "clinical concierge" throughout their
entire clinic experience to ensure a positive experience.
CMA's work closely with patients throughout the intake process to
help doctors develop treatment plans and strategies. The CMA asks
patients questions about current symptoms, medical histories, and
medications to provide doctors with a complete understanding of a
patient's current medical needs and background.
Many of a CMA's duties involve providing direct support and
assistance for the facility's doctors. A CMA may prepare equipment
or other instruments for a doctor or assist with procedures during
a patient's stay. This aspect of the role requires a CMA to rapidly
shift between tasks and duties depending on where doctors need the
New Grads Welcome; we do not require previous experience and we
will help teach you everything you need to know.
Degree: To work as a CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) a CMA
certification or a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) is
Certifications: Active BLS (Basic Life Support) required within the
first 6 weeks.
If you are a LPN or a RN and are interested in this role, we still
want to hear from you-we have a new career waiting for you as
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