Medical Assistant Flint, MI

Medical Assistant

Full Time • Flint, MI

A pediatric center of excellence serving the healthcare needs of children and adolescents in Genesee County since 1939.

Under the direction of our new Clinical Manager, we are looking for a Medical Assistant to join the Primary Care Team!

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  The Medical Assistant works as a member of the care team in the Child & Adolescent Health Clinic, serving patients from birth to 19 years old and their families. The care team works interactively together to provide and enhance care to our patients, which includes discussing roles, responsibilities, communication, and patient care coordination. Under the clinical supervision of a licensed provider, the Medical Assistant will assist in performing various types of medical and laboratory procedures. May provide clerical or clinical support as needed to other MCHC departments and client support to MCHC patients, families, and visitors.   

Clinical Functions
  • Assist with clinical procedures, including: prepare clients for examination, review patient/family history, take routine vital signs (such as temperature, blood pressure, height, weight, pulse, respiration, head circumference), perform vision and hearing screening, medication/immunization administration. Document data in EHR.
  • Provide laboratory assistance, including: phlebotomy/venipuncture, urine analysis, specimen collection/processing, capillary blood sampling, and other CLIA-waived testing.
  • May perform expanded duties, including: medication refills, administer immunizations/injections, and remove sutures.
  • Maintain cleanliness of client care units/equipment and assure areas are adequately supplied.
  • Compile patient census data and prepare various administrative reports as assigned.
  • Maintain supply and equipment, inventory, and ordering.
Clerical Functions
  • Perform clerical duties as requested, such as: data entry, statistical reporting, word processing, photocopying, and ordering supplies.
  • Work as receptionist to greet, assist and route clients and visitors as they enter the department.
  • Operate multi-line phone system to answer and screen calls, directing calls and/or taking messages as appropriate.
  • Schedule and confirm appointments.
  • Obtain necessary information to prepare new records per departmental guidelines.
  • Pull, prepare, and review client records assuring that data in the record matches information in department database and make corrections when necessary.
  • Ensure accurate and complete records for new and existing clients, including: demographic data, insurance information, consent forms, clinical test results. 
  • Provide client orientation.
  • Enter data for billing purposes.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area/equipment and assure areas are adequately supplied.
Required Qualifications
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant Program
  • Current CPR certification
  • Intermediate computer skills with EHR/EMR
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Current certification through one of the following credentialing agencies is preferred:
    • Registered Medical Assistant [RMA] – American Medical Technologists [AMT]
    • Certified Medical Assistant [CMA] – American Association of Medical Assistants [AAMA]
    • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant [CCMA] – National Healthcareer Association [NHA]
    • National Certified Medical Assistant [NCMA] – National Center for Competency Testing [NCCT]
    • Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant [NRCMA] – National Association for Health Professionals [NAHP]
    • Registered Medical Assistant(AAH) [RMA(AAH)] – American Allied Health [AAH]
  • One year of outpatient health care experience in pediatrics/adolescents
  • Working knowledge of eClinicalWorks
Note:   Persons with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation to satisfy the requirements of the position may request a copy of the MCHC Reasonable Accommodation policy.  Request for reasonable accommodation will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis, with the understanding that the individual will be required to perform the essential functions of the position.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified nor are they intended to express or imply any contract of employment or any part thereof.

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