Medical Assistant Associate/Assistant
Ann Arbor, MI
Job posting number: #7077482
Posted: April 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionJob Summary
The Northville Health Center is an Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The 2-story facility is located at the corner of 7 Mile and Haggerty in Northville Township. We are seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.
The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
MA role works with a musculoskeletal multidisciplinary team caring for joints, bones, and muscle in a fast paced outpatient setting. Provide exceptional customer service to patients and families by performing clinical processes that result in the management of efficient patient flow. Selected candidate must excel in patient intake, information gathering, direct patient care, data entry, patient preparation for procedures, medication administration, clinical support to providers, patient follow-up, and prescription management. Other responsibilities include: taking vital signs, injections, EKGs, performing and or assisting simple diagnostic tests and procedures, collecting specimens, sterilization/cleaning of equipment, supply stocking, and maintenance of patient care areas. Operate and monitor patient care equipment; set up instruments/supplies in exam and treatment rooms and provide information to patients as directed. Perform patient care administrative tasks as needed.
Completion of a Medical Assistant program
Individual must exhibit a professional and positive image when interacting with patients, faculty and staff.
Must 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.
Candidates 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, and excellent attendance.
High school diploma or GED.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Moderate standing/walking, as well as, lifting, positioning, pushing and/or transferring patients.
Demonstrated active listening, written, verbal, and information technology skills.
0-1 years of experience
1-3 years of experience
Experience within an ambulatory setting
Experience with an electronic medical record
Knowledge of University policies and procedures
Certified or Registered Medical Assistant
Experience with Adult Patients
Experience working within a large, complex healthcare setting.