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Paramedic- Iowa Heart Center Nuclear (West University) Mercy Medical Center PT .5

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/21/2017
Job Title: 
Paramedic- Iowa Heart Center Nuclear (West University) Mercy Medical Center PT .5
Job Category:   Clinical:Emergency/EMT/ER/Paramedic
Location:   West Des Moines
Job Description:   **Paramedic- Iowa Heart Center Nuclear (West University) Mercy Medical Center PT .5** **Description** **GENERAL SUMMARY** **:** Under supervision, assists in the delivery of health care and patient care management of Iowa Heart Center’s clinic patients. **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** **:** + Reviews medical records and obtains other pertinent information prior to office visit from hospitals and referring physicians’ offices. + Prepares patient for exam and facilitates patient flow. + Obtains medical information from patient and documents in medical records. + Performs tests and procedures as ordered. + Provides patient/family education. + Writes and prepares prescriptions utilizing and electronic physician signature + Assists with transfer of patient. + Monitors and stocks medication closets. + Operate required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position. + Travels and performs CMA duties with Outreach Clinics as requested. + Completes Iowa Heart Center CMA competencies. + Adaptability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co‑workers, patients and visitors, and satisfactory job performance despite the stress of a medical work environment. **MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:** + Monitors and maintains supplies. + Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested. + Maintains certification/registration. + Assists with office projects. + Covers other IHC offices as requested. + Performs other related work as required. **Qualifications** **MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED** **:** + Successful completion of a medical assistant program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). + Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA) certification must be obtained within first year of employment and maintained thereafter. + Clinic/physician office experience preferred. + Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire. + Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks). + Valid Driver’s/Chauffeurs License required, must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, must be at least 18 years of age and be eligible to drive per state law. + Cardiovascular Medical Terminology class completion within 1 year of hire. **Job** Cardiology (Non-Nursing) **Primary Location** IOWA-WEST DES MOINES-IHC WEST UNIVERSITY **Daily Schedule** 7:30-4pm **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 40 **Weekends Required** None **Req ID:** 2017-R0129061
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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