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
High school diploma or equivalent.
Those without formal Medical Assistant class-room training, but
who have 3 or more years experience as a Medical Assistant will be
considered a qualified applicant. Understanding of medical
terminology and pharmacology is required.
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.
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.
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 Associations Certified
Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), and National Center for
Competency Testing National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA)
required wtihin 6 months of hire.
BLS certification within three (3) months of hire.