Medical Assistant

Good Samaritan Society

Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

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.

Certified Medical Assistants (CMA) have a growing presence in health care. Sanford Health would love to help you achieve your career goals as a CMA.

Sanford Health has partnered with MedCerts to provide an online training opportunity, to be completed within 6 months of starting the program. You are able to proceed through the program at your own pace. During the program, you will check in with a Sanford Career Development Counselor to discuss the program and provide any assistance. As you near the end of the program a Sanford Talent Advisor will be in touch regarding the hiring process once you obtain your Medical Assistant Certification and corresponding state certification.

Upon graduation, Sanford and the sponsored student will partner for a full time employment commitment at Sanford Health as a CMA in an area of need for two years.

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.

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Job Details

Location:  Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Employment Type:   Full-Time

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