Medical Assistant Float - Part Time/Days - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI

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The Medical Assistant performs administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of the practice leadership team. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, registering patients, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, assisting with procedures, dressing changes, and administering medication as directed by physician/physician extender.

Minimum Education
Graduate from High School or equivalent.

Minimum Work Experience
N/A

Required Licenses/Certifications
Active Medical Assistant (MA) certification, LPN license in the State of Michigan, RN license in State of Michigan, or valid RT(R) credentials. MA certification should be from the American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA), American Medical Technologists (RMA), National HealthCareer Association’s Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), and National Center for Competency Testing National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA).
If not currently registered or certified, candidates must be eligible to sit for the certification exam for either the CMA, certified through the American Association of Medical Assistants RMA, certified through American Medical Technologists CCMA, certified through the National HealthCareer Association or NCMR, certified through the National Center for Competency Testing AND obtain certification within 6 months from the date of hire.
BLS certification within three (3) months of hire.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Understanding of medical terminology and pharmacology.
Must have working knowledge of computer/technology used in medical practice environment such as Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Record and patient scheduling applications.
Possess effective interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients and clinic staff.
Ability to problem-solve.
Excellent customer service skills.
No previous record of patient abuse.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Associate's degree strongly preferred.
Minimum of 2 years experience working in a medical office setting is preferred for Specialty practices.
Training in EKG, POCT and Phlebotomy (may be required for specific practices and area needs)
Active BLS certification.
Epic (Electronic Medical Record) experience.

LADDER OF ADVANCEMENT
Medical Assistant I: New Medical Assistants who have yet to obtain certification
Medical Assistant II: Advance once certification is obtained and verified through certifying organization

     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

       and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

       benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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