Medical Assistant (MA) Sponsorship | Bismarck
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Facility: Bismarck Clinic
Location: Bismarck, ND
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
If nursing is your passion, work with an employer that takes pride in its employees, the patient care that they help provide and the excellence each individual brings. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) have a growing presence in health care. Sanford Health would love to help you achieve your career goals as an LPN. The LPN Sponsorship is financial assistance to support tuition and other expenses while you progress through your schools LPN program. Upon graduation, Sanford and the sponsored student will partner for a full time employment commitment at Sanford Health as an LPN in an area of need for two years. Current students are eligible to apply. This sponsorship can be used in conjunction with other financial aid. Ambulatory LPN duties include but are not limited to: • Focused patient assessments • Medication administration and vaccinations • Direct patient care • Collaboration within an interprofessional team.
Must be accepted into the LPN program. Commit to working 2 years full time as an LPN after graduation. Must maintain a GPA that meets program requirements and show forward progression through the program of study. Grades must be submitted on a semester basis. Must sign a contract before payments are processed. Must commit to participating in Sanford Check-Ins (email, phone, or in person) during program of study.
The Medical Assistant (MA) functions within the administration pre-defined scope of practice guidelines per state location of practice. The MA in the ambulatory care setting collects subjective and objective health status data from the patient or caregiver and communicates this data to the health care provider. Participates in the care of patients by providing contributing data to licensed health care professionals; and following 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, by transmission of specifically defined information. Will participate 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. Performs a variety of duties under the direct supervision of a person licensed to practice medicine. A sampling of the specialized clinical duties performed includes, but is not limited to, obtaining vital signs, preparing patients for examinations, observing and reporting patient's signs or symptoms, and performing 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: South Dakota (SD) registration as a MA through the SD Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners. North Dakota (ND) registration as an MAIII through the ND Board of Nursing. MAs working within Minnesota (MN) and Iowa (IA) do not require state registration.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months of employment. Re-certification as required.
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Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-17381