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Medical Assistant in Grand Rapids, Michigan, US at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

Now Hiring Part Time Medical Assistant

 

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

Under general supervision, the Medical Assistant supports the day-to-day clinical and administrative needs of IPC patients and providers, ensuring the efficient delivery of patient care. The position works in a cooperative team environment to provide value to customers (internal and external).  The Medical Assistant carries out his/her duties by adhering to the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct, acts in the best interest of IPC and fully supports IPC’s focus on supporting its physicians while following policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accompanies our Physicians or Physician Assistants on daily rounds at a number of different independent and assisted living facilities.
  • Transports medical charts to and from the office and facilities as well as other medical supplies needed to function in the field.
  • Obtains and documents vital signs, performs and processes blood draws, faxes orders to mobile diagnostic companies, orders outside testing such as x-rays, ultrasounds, and Dopplers, files and any other duties involved with processing patients.
  • Supports the Physicians and Physician Assistants and ensures they are prepared and ready to see the next patient and that they have the appropriate clinical information needed for the visit.
  • Provides back up assist to the office Medical Assistants as needed.
  • Complies with HIPAA and company policy by managing sensitive and confidential matters such as patient information and protecting the security of information, data, and files.
  • Continually seeks to understand and act upon employer/customer needs, concerns, and priorities. Meets employer/customer expectations and requirements, and gains employer/customer trust and respect.
  • Functions effectively within a team and participates and contributes constructively to produce results in a cooperative effort.
  • Demonstrates ongoing enthusiasm and commitment to the work assigned.
  • Works with others to receive feedback on performance and create a personal developmental plan.
  • Manages census data in Post-Acute facilities; obtain monthly census reports from facilities and conduct monthly census audits
  • Act as the point of contact in the facilities; interact with ADM, ED, DON, ADON, Admissions Director, MDS, SW, CL, etc.
  • Follow up on missing face sheet requests
  • Perform special assignments and other related tasks as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

  • 1+ years’ experience working as a Medical Assistant in a clinical setting.
  • Demonstrated success working in a team environment focused on meeting organization goals and objectives is necessary.
  • Medical Assistant certification preferred.
  • Experience with providing visible participation and support of major change initiatives preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic math and the ability to perform math functions in units of American currency.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to review documents for accuracy and reasonability.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Tact and patience when dealing with individuals at all levels, both within and outside the company.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally, in person and on the telephone, and in writing, with individuals at all levels, both within and outside the company.
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and follow through without direct supervision.
  • Ability to type efficiently and accurately.
  • Ability to operate a computer (i.e., Microsoft Office and internet) efficiently and accurately.
  • Ability to operate various office machines (i.e., fax, copier).
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and be flexible in problem solving environment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • N/A

PHYSICAL / ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the essential functions of this job, an employee is regularly required to:

  • Drive to various facilities.
  • Lift 10-15 lbs.
  • Have good attendance.
  • Work at a desk, utilizing a computer.
  • Communicate by telephone.
  • Operate a PC and other office equipment (copier, fax, etc.).
  • Move freely between offices or facilities.
  • The work environment corresponds to the average office environment.

DISCLAIMER:

Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

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