This position is located at the Canton Health Center.
We are actively seeking a Medical Assistant who is compassionate, enthusiastic and patient orientated. This individual will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families as well as our employees.
Provide exceptional customer service to patients and families with direct clinic management to result in efficient patient flow. Selected candidate must excel in patient intake, information gathering, direct patient care, data entry, patient preparation for visits as well as procedures. Additionally other responsibilities: in-basket messaging review and response, medication review, vital signs, injections, EKG's, performing and/or assisting with simple procedures, collecting and processing specimens, sterilization/cleaning of equipment, stocking rooms and overall maintenance of patient care area. Selected candidate will provide information to patients as directed, manage time appropriately, as well as some or all administrative duties.
High school diploma or GED.
Completion of a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and 5+ years of experience.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Prior experience performing complex scheduling.
Familiarity with obtaining medical records or professional medical billing.
Financial counseling experience for healthcare patients.
Individual must exhibit a professional and positive image when interacting with patients, faculty and staff.
Must also adhere to a high standard of personal and professional conduct; possess excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrate ability to interact with a diverse population.
Candidate must be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team, handling multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment.
Candidate must demonstrate problem solving skills, proficient computer and keyboarding skills, telephone etiquette along with having a history of excellent attendance and punctuality.
Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.
Experience working within a large, complex health care setting.
Experience with in an Ambulatory Care setting.
Familiarity with Michigan Medicine electronic medical record.
Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
40 hours per week, Monday - Friday including an evening shift and a rotating Saturday
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