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Medical Assistant

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Post Date: 06/21/2017 Job ID: 9033 Category: Health

Job Description
  • Facilitates efficient and effective patient flow including preparing the patient for the visit/admission, and providing specific services and education as determined by the providers in accordance with licensure and policy.
  • Performs necessary administrative duties that assure all information is current and updated.
  • Maintains and cleans environment, work area, equipment, and communicates any equipment malfunctions to appropriate department/unit personnel.
  • Greets and communicates with patients and significant others in a manner consistent with caring and respect.
  • Communicates, collaborates and anticipates the needs of the other members of the health care team in order to ensure continuity and quality of care and coordination of services.
  • Collects and monitors patient data, reporting patient data and patient needs as directed.
  • Documents care consistent with documentation guidelines, and patient chargeable items/services according to standards.
  • Ensures that processes and services are continuously monitored for quality, cost effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Engages in process and quality improvement activities.
  • Makes and implements recommendations to improve operational efficiency and to implement new services for areas of responsibility.
  • Engages in continuous study of the entire professional field, including best practices, to maintain the professional competence, knowledge, and skills necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities.
  • Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.

 

Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a competency based orientation program
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Must have the ability to perform injections (based on specific client entity and department as appropriate)
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Medical Assistant- certified as a Medical Assistant by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or registered as a Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologists (AMT)
  • OR Licensed Practical Nurse (State of Michigan)
  • Medical Assistant- certified as a Medical Assistant by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) or registered as a Medical Assistant by the American Medical Technologists (AMT),
  • OR Licensed Practical Nurse (State of Michigan), OR Licensed Paramedic (State of Michigan)
  • BLS specific to SHMG
  • BLS

 

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