About Children's Minnesota
Children's Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts™ in our region, Children's Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org .
Children's Minnesota is proud to be recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of 2023's Top Diversity Leaders. The national honor recognizes the top diverse healthcare executives and organizations influencing public policy, care delivery, and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in their organizations and the industry.
At Children's Minnesota, we're focused on a vision to become every family's essential partner in raising healthier children. We strive each day to create a work environment where professionals can come to bring this vision to life. In addition to hospitals in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, Children's has pediatric, specialty and rehab clinics throughout the metro area. Our Clinics not only offer a small office atmosphere; they also provide you the opportunity to become a valued member of a larger prominent Healthcare system.
The Lead Medical Assistant (Lead MA) provides support to the Clinic Manager and RN Supervisor through oversight of day-to-day Medical Assistant (MA) workflow and operations. This includes being a resource to the MAs in supporting the collaborative ambulatory process.
The Lead MA supports the provision of patient and family centered care to patients as delegated by provider or RN. The Lead MA acts as a resource for preparing the clinic for daily function, welcoming patients and families, assisting with visit flow, and in effectively communicating patient/family information to other staff members.
*1) Completion of a MA program with a current MA certification/registration OR 2) completion of an LPN or RN program, required.
*Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification, required.
*High school diploma or GED.
*3 years of related experience with at least one of those years within Children's Minnesota.
*Computer experience including word processing and Windows applications.
*Ability to work effectively under stress and efficiently handle daily fluctuations in patient volume.
*Ability to work effectively and professionally with patients, co-workers and physicians.
*Working knowledge of computers and software applications.
*Ability to accurately document information in the electronic medical record.
*Performance rating =/> 3 with no corrective action in the last 6 months.
*Completed skill list as determined by Children's clinics - see addendum.
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All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's Minnesota requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.
Children's Minnesota is proud to be an equal opportunity employer whose staff is representative of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.