LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/MEDICAL ASSISTANT
Central Michigan University
|Type of Recruitment||External|
|Position Title||LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE/MEDICAL ASSISTANT|
|Position Summary||Under the direct supervision of the provider, will be responsible for patient assessment and care and the maintenance of appropriate clinical documentation. This position is also responsible for the coordination of care including but not limited to: taking medical history, symptoms, vitals, verification of medication, scheduling tests and/or procedures, processing referrals, educating patient and ensuring continuity of care with other providers. Incumbents must also ensure that high quality, compassionate patient care is provided. This individual may perform general office duties, answering phones, scheduling patients, and updating computer system documentation as needed. Demonstrates excellent customer service to a diverse patient population.|
|Required Qualifications||Successful completion of a practical nursing education program approved or accepted by the State of Michigan, or a high school diploma or equivalent and graduation from a medical assistant program approved by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
Licensure by the State of Michigan to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse or a certified Medical Assistant.
One year of experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse or certified Medical Assistant.
Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive attitude.
Current BLS/AED Certification.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
|Preferred Qualifications||Experience with EPIC or other EMR.|
|Duties & Responsibilities||Greets patients, performs routine pre-examination procedures including vital signs, reviewing medical, social, and surgical and medication history and allergy information. Assesses and records objective and subjective data concerning presenting condition. Completes the patient care assessment.
Performs patient care measures including injections minor dressing changes, ear irrigation, collection patient specimens for laboratory procedures and point of care testing. Conducts electrocardiogram (EKG) and Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Assists with gynecological exams and procedures and other in-office tests, exams and procedures.
Assists providers with examinations and procedures.
Accurately document and code patient conditions in the electronic medical record as appropriate per policy.
Participates in annual review for quality and completeness as necessary.
Supports, directs and refers patients for consults and/or testing and insurance pre-certification and documentation.
Maintains a high level of confidentiality and ensured patients rights in accordance with proper procedures and in compliance with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act).
Prepares and cleans the patient areas, sets up equipment, cleans and facilitates room set up after a procedure in accordance with proper bloodborne pathogen and other policies. Disposes of contaminated supplies and other contaminated items.
Provides for the age specific needs of the population served according to standards and policies/procedures as evidenced by observation, documentation and peer feedback.
Updates and maintains an accurate patient record by performing but not limited to, order reconciliation, secures messaging and other tasks as assigned.
Performs medication reconciliation, enters allergy reaction type, process refills.
Triages calls, receives and relays test results. Maintains a clean and safe environment for patients and co-workers.
Assists with filling out insurance forms, correspondence, answering the telephone, updating/filing patients medical records.
Maintains appropriate clinical inventory and supplies.
Monitors and collects daily reports (freezer/refrigerator temperatures, quality control logs, AED/emergency supplies, medications). DME equipment fitting and order reconciliation. Performs other duties as assigned.
|Message to Applicants||Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.
You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.
Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.
Position will remain open until filled. The university reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified. For best consideration, please submit application materials before Sunday, November 5, 2023.
|Employee Group||Supervisory Technical|
|Staff Pay Level||5|
|Pay Range||$15.85-$24.53; estimated starting rate: $16.00-$20.00|
|Department||University Health Services|
|Position End Date|
|Position Type||12 month|
|Weekly Work Schedule||M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; evenings & weekends as required.|
|Location||Mount Pleasant, MI|
|About the Department|
|About CMU||Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
|CMU Leadership Standards||Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.
We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.
Please review the Leadership Standards before applying for this position.
|EEO Statement||CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https://www.cmich.edu/offices-departments/OCRIE ).
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CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU’s Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary, or both.
CMU’s Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:
Office: 103 E. Preston St.
Bovee University Center, suite 306
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Email: [email protected]
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
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