M Health Fairview has an immediate opening for a Medical Assistant in the Flex Workforce.Flex workforce employees regularly travel to multiple clinics to fill open shifts and regular travel is defined as the expectation to be available to travel 100% at any time to different locations based on the business needs. The length of the assignment at a location will vary based on need (i.e. 1 day for ill call or an extended period of time), which includes the expectation to travel to more than one clinic during the day at a moments notice. The nature of travel expectations (100%) and schedule expectations (unpredictable) provide a clear distinction between flex workforce employees and the expectations for travel (none or occasionally) and schedules (predictable) for other employees.
This is a 0.8 FTE (64 hours per two week pay period), benefits-eligible opening.
This position qualifies for a $4000 New Hire bonus.
Flex Workforce employees receive a $1.00/hour pay incentive in addition to the hourly rate of pay.
Clinic locations/coverage include the following, subject to change: Chisago Lakes, Wyoming, North Branch and Hugo.
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.
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.
Effectively communicates compliance and concerns to delegating physician/authorized practitioner/RN.
Documents care in the medical record.
Partners with patient/care-giver in care/decision making
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.