Float Certified Medical Assistant

UCS Healthcare

Healthcare | Full Time | Onsite | West Des Moines

Posted: 11/16/23

Job Description

Provides comprehensive medical care within scope of practice including patient care, documentation, and communication to clinic patients. Cooperates with other medical professionals in a team environment, while maintaining professional medical standards. Promotes medical assisting practices and patient care that is effective in terms of quality, cost, and patient satisfaction. This role will primarily work across our Family Practice and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) programs. Responsibilities or coverage can include any of our practice areas.

As part of UCS Healthcare, team members will follow all laws and regulations, including those at the Federal, State, and Local level. They will also adhere to all UCS policies and procedures, including patient confidentiality, HIPAA/ 42CFR part 2, and all CARF requirements. All team members will operate in alignment with UCS Healthcare's core values, work effectively in a team environment, provide or support patient-centered services, and strive to assist UCS Healthcare in delivering the highest level of care.

Deadline to Apply 9/6/24


1300 Woodland Ave

Essential Job Functions

Essential Functions (60%):

Performs patient care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent and continuous manner by utilization of pre-determined standards and evidenced-based practices that define the structure, process and desired patient outcomes
Administer and coordinate drug screenings:
Collection of urinalyses
Perform Breathalyzer testing
Keep dosing area and urinalysis restroom clean and orderly
Inform nursing staff of client needs
Count patient prescription pills and notify nurse of inconsistencies.
Maintain and distribute accurate medical records
Rooms patients and accurately assesses vital signs and reason for visit.
Administers medications and evaluates their effectiveness.
Performs venipuncture while maintaining safety standards.
Performs efficiently in emergency situations following established protocols.
Communicates effectively, practices effective problem identification and resolution skills and uses lines of authority appropriately.
Demonstrates a team approach to care.
Triage phone calls appropriately reporting to RN or Physician.
Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner within scope of practice.
Accurately receives and follows through on written and verbal orders from providers.
Accurately calls in/e-scribes medications in a timely manner.
Documents accurately in a timely manner.
Document program specific data collection into systems.
Scanning and uploading documents.
Obtaining consents.
Regular attendance is required.

Other Functions (40%): Include but are not limited to-

Is a team player, provides patient centered services and strives to provide the highest level of care.
Supports the values and philosophy of UCS Healthcare as well as the mission, vision, and behaviors of service excellence.
Demonstrates commitment to professional growth and competence, maintaining licensure and certificates.
Consistently meets work schedule.
Adheres to all policies and procedures.
Maintains a clean, safe and secure environment for patients and staff.
Maintains standards of medical assisting care, performing within the scope of practice.
Participates in agency meetings for betterment of patient care.
appropriately schedule patients within physicians requested parameters.
Implements educational materials and evaluates their effectiveness.
Participates in orientation of new personnel.
Other duties as assigned in all programs within scope of practice and assigned by supervisor.
Implement and maintain Opioid Treatment Standards within CARF, state, federal, and agency rules and regulations additional duties as assigned.


Currently holds an unencumbered CMA certification. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications.


Minimum 1 Year Previous medical office experience required.

About the Company

As a healthcare nonprofit, we put people first. We pay for a vast majority of your health insurance premium as part of our robust benefits package. We provide real opportunities for advancement and growth while doing work that makes a difference in our communities. We are inclusive and firmly believe that bringing your authentic self to work improves teams and helps our clients thrive.

If you find a better employer who can beat what is listed above, apply there. If you don't want to wait for them to catch up with UCS Healthcare, apply with us. Our team members tell us that they are grateful they did. Join us in our mission to create hope for healing and lifelong well-being.

UCS Healthcare has earned the Best Place for Working ParentsĀ® Designation three years running (2021-2023) in recognition of our commitment to supporting working parents through our family-friendly policies and practices.

Travel Required


Resume Required


Contact Person

Lisa Haefner

Deadline to Apply 9/6/24

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