Ascension Health CMA or Clinic LPN | Heart Lung Cardiovascular | Sign On Bonus for CMAs in Appleton, Wisconsin

We Are Hiring

Licensed Practical Nurse LPNor Certified Medical Assistant CMA

Heart Lung CardiovascularSurgery Department at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Appleton WI

Part TimeDays | 32 Hours Weekly

CMAs qualify for a $1,500 Sign On Bonus

Why Join Ascension?

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

What You Will Do

As an associate with Ministry Health Care, you will have the opportunity to providebasic clinical care to clinic patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician, functioning within scope of license.

You will:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

  • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.

  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.

What You Will Need

For this role we will accept applications from Certified Medical Assistants and Licensed Practical Nurses. Please see the corresponding responsibilities and qualifications below:

LPN

Job Summary:

• Provides basic clinical care to clinic patients under the direction of a registered nurse or

Physician, functioning within scope of license.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments.

  • Performs routine laboratory tests and simple therapeutic services.

  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self-care post discharge, holistic health needs, available resources and follow up care.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Instructor specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma. Graduate of an accredited school of Practical Nursing required.

Work Experience:

  • One (1) year of related experience preferred.

CMA

Job Summary:

  • Assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.

  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

  • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.

  • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

  • Draws and/or collects lab specimens.

  • Prepares specimens for testing/analysis or shipment to external laboratories.

  • Presents medication to patient and observes ingestion or administers medication using specified procedures.

Complexity of Work:

  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Registered Medical Assistant credentialed from the American Registry of Medical Assistants obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Medical Assistant credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified Medical Assistant credentialed from the National Healthcare Association obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified Medical Assistant credentialed from the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certification specializing Occupational Hearing Conservation credentialed from the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC). Certification may be required at some locations.

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Completion of a Medical Assistant program preferred.

Work Experience:

  • No experience required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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