Medical Assistant

SUMMARY:

The Medical Assistant position is responsible for assigned clinical and clerical duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Prepare patients for office visits including but not limited to: obtaining vitals, medical and medication history.
  • Ability to perform laboratory skills including but not limited to: phlebotomy, UA’s, IM/SQ injections, and the correct processing of specimens being sent out to laboratories.
  • Chart preparation including obtaining medical records for patients prior to an office visit.
  • Ability to triage patient phone calls and following up to completion.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Obtain prior authorizations for medications and scheduled procedures.
  • Assist in front desk (clerical) duties
  • Order clinical supplies as required.
  • Maintain, clean, prepare exam rooms and clinical laboratory area.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Professional, courteous, pleasant and confidential manner
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Exceptional patient service and telephone etiquette

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Medical assistant certificate or degree
  • Knowledge of medical terminology

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Fluent in English

REASONING ABILITY:

  • Ability to communicate clearly with patients and physicians for resolutions of to inquiries, concerns, problems or situations

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Must have current valid Michigan driver’s license.
  • Must have valid automobile insurance and reliable transportation or alternative provisions.
  • Medical Assistant Certificate

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient records.
  • Basic Computer skills are 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.
  • Performs duties in office environment during organization’s operating hours.
  • Requires ability to handle stressful situations with calmness and courtesy at all times.

TO APPLY:

Please send resume to careers@michigankidney.org