Ascension Health Medical Assistant - Occupational Health in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Job ID: 250420

Medical Assistant - Occupational Health

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Medical Assistant

City, State: Kalamazoo, MI

Location: Borgess Medical Center

Department: Occupational Hlth BMC

Additional Job Details: PRN Day

Regular clinic hours 8a-4:30pm M-F

About Us

Based in Kalamazoo, Borgess provides care for nearly 1 million people annually in cardiac, neurologic, orthopedic, vascular and bariatric services, among others. We are one of the region’s largest health systems and employers and have been serving as part of Ascension since 1999.

Job Description

Summary:

The Medical Assistant will assist with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Excellent knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy.

  • Assist with medical instruments or equipment needed to administer patient care.

  • Perform vitals on patients.

  • Skill in assisting physician in a variety of treatments and medications as directed.

  • Perform a facilitator role in shared medical appointments.

  • Upon completion of training, has ability to perform computer download process for patient diabetes equipment including glucose meter, CGMS system and insulin pump

  • Educate patients on diabetes and related issues and medications.

  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Medical Assistant.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.

  • In lieu of experience, graduation from a Medical Assistant program required at start date

Work Experience:

  • In lieu of graduation from a Medical Assistant program, a minimum of 3 years experience functioning in a medical assisting role required.

How To Apply

We urge you to apply to any/all positions that you have interest in. If you fit the qualifications for the role, we will reach out to you. Please ensure you complete all required fields within the application (indicated with an asterik), as well as additional information that is requested of you. Information that you offer us will better assist us in understanding your qualifications and fit for the position(s) you've applied for.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.