LPN or Medical Assistant Ambulatory - Diabetes & Thyroid Clinic
Company: Sanford Health
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: March 24, 2020
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Facility: Vascular Center
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
LPN - The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) will participate in the
implementation and evaluation of patient care, under the
supervision of a registered nurse, advanced practice provider, or
MA - The Medical Assistant (MA) functions within the administration
pre-defined scope of practice guidelines per state location of
practice. LPN - Participate in health teaching developed by a
licensed practitioner or registered nurse. Participate and be part
of a healthcare team to conduct focused nursing assessments and
contribute to the plan of care. Observe patients, document and
report changes in patient condition, such as adverse reactions to
medication or treatment, and take any necessary action. Implement
interventions that are assigned, ordered or prescribed by licensed
practitioner or registered nurse. Follows safety measures to ensure
proper use of equipment and supplies. Establishes and maintains
productive working relationships within and outside of own area.
Contribute to the evaluation of the plan of care by gathering,
observing, recording and communication patient responses to nursing
interventions. Communicate relevant information with patients and
health team members to ensure quality and continuity of care.
Adheres to legal regulations and organizational policies when
discussing patient health information. Responsible for promoting a
safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and
visitors and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary
health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Promote
a safe and therapeutic environment by providing appropriate
monitoring and surveillance of the care environment.
MA - 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
Graduate from an accredited practical nursing program as a Licensed
If position requires IV therapy/management skills, the following is
required in North Dakota: graduation from a Board approved AASPN
program where IV therapy is part of the curriculum or completion of
an IV Therapy course approved by the North Dakota Board of
Currently holds an unencumbered Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
license with State Nursing board and/or possess multi-state
licensure privileges. Obtains and subsequently maintains required
department specific competencies and certifications.
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, the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA),
Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) through the Nation
Health Career Association (NHCA), 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
MAs working within Minnesota (MN) and Iowa (IA) do not require
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six months
of employment. Re-certification as required.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to
request an accommodation for help with your online application,
please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to
Job Function: Nursing
Req Number: R-20183
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