Medical Assistant Ambulatory - Family Medicine, 4th & Sycamore Clinic
Company: Sanford Health
Location: Sioux Falls
Posted on: July 15, 2019
Job Title: Medical Assistant Ambulatory - Family Medicine, 4th &
Sycamore Clinic - Sioux Falls
City: Sioux Falls
Department *:* 4th & Sycamore Fam Med - Nursing Ambulatory - Sioux
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
The Medical Assistant (MA) functions within the administration
pre-defined scope of practice guidelines per state location of
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
Understands medical terminology associated with the contents of
patient charts. 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. Prepare treatment rooms for
patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean. Perform
administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a
licensed provider or registered nurse. Logs drug/medication data
into a computer and maintains computerized records. Guides patients
in scheduling appointments and laboratory tests according to
established processes and policies. Demonstrates the ability to
follow directions. Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and
supportive behaviors with team members.
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.
About Sanford Health:
At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest
quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across
the region with convenient access to expert medical care,
leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to
research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways
to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving
the human condition here in your community, across the region and
around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy
families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can
make a positive difference now, and in the future.
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
City: Sioux Falls
Job Function: Nursing
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD07847
Keywords: Sanford Health, Sioux Falls , Medical Assistant Ambulatory - Family Medicine, 4th & Sycamore Clinic, Healthcare , Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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