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Certified Medical Assistant

Posted on: April 2, 2024
Surgical Technologist

Website Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Workplace Details

Join our team and see why Prairie Lakes Healthcare System continues to be named a Top 20 Rural and Community Hospital by the National Rural Health Association. Be a part of our mission to make a positive difference in the health of the patients and communities we serve by delivering accessible, high-quality, affordable, and compassionate healthcare. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is an independent, non-profit rural healthcare system serving 10 counties in northeastern South Dakota and west-central Minnesota.

Job Summary

This position will work providing direct and indirect nursing care to patients under supervision of providers.

PRN or Relief positions available in the Specialty Clinic.

Full-time positions available in the Primary Care Clinic.

Responsibilities include:

Provides direct and indirect care to patients utilizing the nursing process in providing patient care.
Applies nursing process, critical thinking, and judgment to clinical practice.
Prepares patient chart for visit.
Assists with cleaning of patient treatment areas.
Restocks and orders supplies for patient treatment areas and nursing stations.
Cleans instruments and utensils and delivers to appropriate area.
Performs medication administration and technical skills within their scope of practice.
Performs medication administration and technical skills within the scope of practice of an MA.
Coordinates and assists with discharge instructions, follow-up care, diagnostic testing, procedures, and medication instructions.
Performs insurance Prior Authorizations.
Other duties as assigned.


Prairie Lakes Healthcare System offers comprehensive benefits for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 403(b)-retirement plan, and generous paid time off to maintain a healthy home-work balance.

Additional benefits for those qualifying include:

·        Flexible Spending Account

·        Roth IRA retirement plan

·        Employee Assistance Program for mental health

·        Education Loan Program

·        Community discounts including the Prairie Lakes Wellness Center


CMA- One year certification in Medical Assisting is required.

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

To apply for this job please visit prairielakes.com.