Positions Location: St. Johns, MI
Responsible for the efficient and effective processing of patients through the practice. Assist providers in providing quality, compassionate patient care.
Prepares patient for examination.
Review patient's chart to assure completeness and accuracy, escorts patient to exam room, perform necessary assessment functions (B/P, temp, height, weight), updates medication and allergy information, questions patient and updates health history. Informs provider that the patient is ready to be examined.
Administers immunizations, medications, and assists with treatments authorized by the provider.
Participates in the orientation of new caregivers.
Screens and triages phone calls. Takes accurate messages and distributes to the appropriate personnel. Phones prescriptions to pharmacies.
Maintains practice standards by participating in inservices, committees, etc. Assists in developing and implementing quality control and practice policies.
Performs clerical duties as required to maintain an efficient practice flow.
Inventories, orders and restocks as needed. Maintains equipment and environmental safety.
Engages and helps promote patient/family teaching, as appropriate; and provides an educational environment for patients and patient families.
Administers oral and injectable medications. Phones prescriptions to pharmacies.
Documents information appropriately in electronic medical record.
May support front desk as necessary.
General Requirements BCLS certification Preferred: Certified as an M.A. through American Medical Technologists (AMT) or through the Associate of Medical Assistants (AAMA) Work Experience Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills. Use of electronic health record. EPIC experience. Minimum of 1-2 years experience as a Medical Assistant in physician office setting preferred Education High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of formal medical assistant training program, including externship. Specialized Knowledge and Skills Ability to provide care for patients, which is age specific to their physical and safety needs, psychosocial concerns and educational level. Demonstrates a positive team attitude and has interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, their families, providers and co-worker. Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Location: Sparrow Clinton Hospital
Activation Date: Monday, April 19, 2021
Expiration Date: Sunday, May 30, 2021
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