Medical Assistant (MA) Physician Support Services
Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Ascension
We Are Hiring
Title: Medical Assistant - Ascension Medical Group, Troy
Location: This is a Float Pool position with self-scheduling and rotations to different offices throughout the Ascension Medical Group
Why Join Ascension?
Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Medical Group is as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascension Medical Group, you will have the opportunity to assist with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.
- Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.
- Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
- Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
- Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
- Administers medications including injectables according to approved procedures and provider instructions. Documents administration in patient's chart.
- Collects and packages specimens for lab processing. Performs routine office lab tests, EKGs, X-Rays, and other procedures as ordered. Instructs patients regarding preparation for tests and signing consent forms when necessary.
- Complies with CLIA, OSHA, Joint Commission and other regulatory agency standards. Participates in in-service programs as needed. Follows infection controls and safety policies.
What You Will NeedLicenses/Certifications/Registration:
- Required Credential(s):
- Medical Assistant certification or registration required within 90 days of hire/transfer date.
- One or more of the following:
- Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
- HS or Equivalent
- High school diploma or equivalent required Graduate of a Medical Assistant Certification program and/or graduate of a certified EMT program preferred
- 6 months of previous medical office experience preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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