Medical Assistant (MA) - Pain Management
Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Ascension
We Are Hiring
Medical Assistant 4 - Pain Management 001 - Full-Time, Day - Regional Medical Center- 34030 - Saint Clair Shores, MI
Work Schedule - Mon-Fri, to cover at both our St. Clair Shores and Macomb offices
Why Join Ascension?
Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, 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 Michigan, 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.
- Maintains clean, safely equipped and adequately supplied exam rooms. Inventories clinical supplies and places supply orders to maintain desired inventory levels.
- Complies with CLIA, OSHA, Joint Commission and other regulatory agency standards. Participates in in-service programs as needed. Follows infection controls and safety policies.
- Arranges for all diagnostic tests, makes future appointments for visits, and makes referrals. Provides referral forms and obtains authorizations as necessary.
- 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, xrays and other procedures as ordered. Instructs patients regarding preparation for tests and signing consent forms when necessary.
What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- 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
- Medical Assistant certification or registration required within 90 days of hire/transfer date
- 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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Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.
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