Medical Assistant (MA) - Nephrology



City
Eau Claire
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Why Mayo Clinic
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Position description
The Medical Assistant (MA) plays an integral role within the department by assisting with medication refills, in-basket messaging, patient portal responses, and providing back up coverage to the sole triage nurse, medication administration, laboratory follow up, and follow-up tracking mechanisms related to pre/post-transplant needs for our patients. The MA provides rooming coverage for the departments; four full time Nephrologists. In addition to covering the Eau Claire practice, this position provides coverage for all Nephrology outreach sites as well (Northland-Barron, Northland-Rice Lake, and Red Cedar-Menomonie).

The medical assistant performs assigned tasks of direct and indirect care in the ambulatory setting to meet the care needs of patients under the direct supervision of a physician (medical acts) or assigned supervisor. The medical assistant participates as a member of the health care team and accepts appropriate delegation from the RN or physician in meeting needs of the patient/family. The medical assistant performs assigned tasks in accordance with the patient care plan, policies and procedures of the organization and principles of relationship-based care. The medical assistant carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed health care personnel.
Qualifications
High school diploma or GED equivalent. Graduate or student graduating from a Medical Assistant diploma or associate degree program. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of recent medical assistant experience working in an applicable setting is required.
Additional qualifications
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Experience working in a team environment. Computer proficiency required, including prior experience with electronic medical record systems. Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, weekends, and on-call. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting.
License or certification
Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association, American Red Cross. Active Medical Assistant certification (CMA), or registration (RMA) or Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) is preferred.

Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $16.37 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Part Time
Hours / Pay period
48 hours every two week pay period
Schedule details
M-F with varied days off. Hours vary from 8am to 4:30pm.

May be required to float to Menomonie, Barron and Rice Lake.
Weekend schedule
No weekends or holidays are required for this position.
Site description
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).
Category
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
153314BR
Recruiter
Jennifer Schindeldecker
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.