Due to rapid expansion in our service areas, we are offering immediate SIGN-ON BONUSES for nurses, licensed therapists/certified counselors, qualified mental health professionals, community support specialists, dental hygienists and direct care technicians. If you are interested in joining a progressive company whose mission focuses on the wellbeing of our customers and team members, apply today!

Medical Assistant/ Nurse LPN Jefferson Co in Fenton/High Ridge at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 4/1/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $19.37/hr (MA); $27.37/hr (LPN)

Due to critical service need of the communities we serve, we are offering a $3000 sign-on bonus for Medical Assistants; additional $3000 for Nurses.*  We are eager to continue to provide quality and compassionate care in our service areas and need you to make this happen!

This is a Full-time, benefit eligible position. The schedule is Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm.

The Medical Assistant/Nurse LPN is part of the person-centered integrated care team and establishes and maintains effective, professional working relationships with patients and their representatives and with medical staff. The Medical Assistant upholds all guidelines set forth in the clinic, maintains strict patient confidentiality, accepts and upholds patient service and satisfaction and assists practitioners and physicians in delivering health care services.


• MA brings patient back from the waiting room and completes intake including vitals, medication reconciliation, medical history, and Quality Measures in the EMR
• Present End of Visit materials to patient including labs, referrals, and educational teachings including demonstration of new medications/DM supplies
• Performs lab testing as ordered by the clinician (including pediatric/adult immunizations, venipunctures, EKGs, assisting the clinician with exams, minor surgical procedures, non-surgical procedures, tray set-up, etc…)
• Checks patient related messages and reviews them with clinicians. Makes return phone calls to patients, pharmacies, and other groups with clinician recommendations
• Assists assigned clinician with patient cases, labs results, medication refills, etc.
• Maintains Vaccines for Children (VFC) log sheets as assigned by the Supervisor
• Administers injections as ordered by the provider and as assigned by the Supervisor
• Meets face-to-face with clients/patients at scheduled medical or psychiatric appointment to obtain required data for meaningful use criteria
• Performs other miscellaneous duties assigned by the Supervisor (i.e. follow up boxes, lab/exam room organization, sterilization of instruments, etc)
• As part of the Care Team, understands the NCQA Patient Center Medical Home Standards and expectations
• Prepare and present patient information to Care Team during regularly scheduled morning huddles

*Many of the functions listed are those of a Medical Assistant operating within a Primary Care clinical environment, and an MA would need to be appropriately trained and/or certified to allow for the completion of such tasks


Job Requirements

High School/GED required

• One (1) Years experience Preferred, will train new graduate Medical Assistants • Knowledge of medical office terminology, procedures, and equipment preferred • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite preferred

Practical Nursing certificate required, if Nurse LPN


Medical Assistant Certification or LPN or GPN that must pass the MO NCLEX exam within 90 days of graduation required
• CPR certification required or obtained within 30 days of employment
• Annually required respiratory protection fit test

Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri.  We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC).   Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve.  Our mission is “Inspire Hope.  Promote Wellness.” 

Why join us?

We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here.  Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset.  We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.

At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:

  • Competitive benefits
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Licensure supervision
  • Mentor opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Scholarship program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Headspace Access
  • Paid time off & Paid Holidays
  • NHSC Loan Repayment Participant

We welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!

*Signing bonuses paid as per bonus policy; exclusions may apply.


Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.