Medical Assistant at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Posted in Other 11 days ago.





Job Description:


Employment Type:


Part time


Shift:


Day Shift




Description:




Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000 nurses and staff, and includes 6 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers.



We have an opportunity for experienced Medical Assistants (certification not required) for contingent positions supporting our Outpatient Oncology department. Hours will vary and will be between 7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.



This is a contingent position, supplementing our current staff. Candidates should be able to work at two of three locations: Ann Arbor, Canton, Brighton. 24 to 36 hours per month could be expected.




Excellent opportunity for supplemental work for an experienced MA.



Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is one of Michigan's most advanced cancer providers. We use cutting edge treatmenttechnology,provide the latest clinical research trials, offer classes, events and support groups as well as othercancer support services, and our multidisciplinary team approach provides the highest quality patient outcomes which shows in our accreditations and recognitions.


Learn more at http://www.stjoesannarbor.org/cancer



POSITION PURPOSE



The associate in this position assists with patient examination and care, obtains laboratory specimens, performs routine laboratory procedures, provides clerical and radiographer support and may administer a limited selection of medications following the written order of the Urgent Care Physician and after successfully completing a medication administration exam. Provides quality patient care considering age specific, developmental and cultural needs.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES





  • Prepares all age groups of patients for examination and treatment and documents appropriate information on Medical Record.

  • Obtains laboratory specimens and performs basic laboratory procedures under the supervision of the Urgent Care Laboratory Director.

  • Performs testing procedures such as visual activities, audiometry, pulmonary function screening and ECG tracings.

  • Administers physician directed treatment, i.e. 0, therapy, eye and ear irrigation, etc.

  • Provides clerical support to clerical and nursing staff.

  • Actively participates in Quality Assurance activities.

  • Registers patients and schedules appointments.

  • Maintains files; stores and retrieves patient's medical record.

  • Performs all duties of office support including billing and ordering supplies.

  • Oversees environment of care including light janitorial work, attending to exam rooms, and maintaining inventory of supplies.

  • Performs other duties to support patient flow and office operations.

  • Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution.

  • Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places.

  • Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of Mission Health.

  • Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.




REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE





  • Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of Medical Assistant training from an accredited school.

  • Experience: No previous experience required.

  • Licensure: BLS annual certificate.




REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES





  • The associate in the position must have knowledge of Medical Terminology. Interpersonal skills to work in a fast-paced environment requiring a high degree of mental and visual effort necessary to react to the changing work priorities.

  • Ability to problem-solve, concentrate and pay close attention to detail.

  • Ability to learn and perform procedures.

  • Successful completion of training to perform registration and computer assisted scheduling.




Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Health System enjoy...



  • Competitive compensation

  • Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance and Disability

  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution

  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health

Visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.



Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion



Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.


Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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