Medical Assistant - Full-time

    • Job Tracking ID: 17-087
    • Job Location: Minneapolis, MN
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 03/06/2018
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: 03/19/2018
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Job Description

We are currently seeking Full-time Medical Assistant in the Minneapolis area

(this is a mobile route and will require a reliable vehicle - employees are compensated for their travel)

DMS Health Technologies, a division of Digirad, a publicly-held company with over 600 employees nationwide, delivers convenient, effective, and efficient healthcare solutions on an as needed, when needed, and where needed basis.  Digirad's diverse portfolio of mobile health care solutions and medical equipment and services, including diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring, provides hospitals, physician practices, and imaging centers throughout the United States access to technology and services necessary to provide exceptional patient care in the rapidly changing healthcare environment. 

Summary

The technologist assistant supports the technologist with various duties including transporting patients between the facility and scanner and completing paperwork.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The technologist assistant assists the technologist with patient care by transporting patients between the facility and scanner; sanitizing and cleaning patient care and staff areas; changing table linens; entering exam and patient information electronically or on paper; and answering the telephone.

The technologist assistant demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. The individual demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. He/she is able to identify and categorize each patient’s age-specific grouping of needs, such as those for infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patients.

The incumbent demonstrates commitment to customer satisfaction and quality as exhibited by internal and external customer feedback.  This includes timely completion of mandatory education and current credentials.

The incumbent is in complies with safety and quality procedures and initiatives by strictly following safety policies, rules and safe work methods, making suggestions to support continuous improvements in safety, promptly correcting or reporting safety hazards or unsafe conditions, promptly reporting injuries for timely diagnoses and medical treatment, and by participating in safety processes such as safety committee, safety inspections, etc.

The incumbent complies with DMS policies, local, state and federal regulations and laws related to work duties and responsibilities.

In an effort to promote professional growth to its employees and the organization, DMS may alter job duties, responsibilities and projects in the course of employment.

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                    

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Experience and Skills

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                                  

High school education or equivalent; one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Computer Skills

 The individual should have the ability to access job related internet websites, review on-line documentation and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

                              

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Testing

CPR certified, mandatory education, Hepatitis B, TB

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

This position may be required to travel up to 100% of the time. Reliable transportation is required.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.