Medical Assistant (MA) - Orthopedics

Job ID: 283950

Medical Assistant (MA) - Orthopedics

East China, Michigan


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We Are Hiring

Medical Assistant 4 - Zieger Orthopedics - Full-Time,Day - River District Surg/GLCM-34011 - East China,MI

Why Join Ascension?

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.
Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, 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. Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and DedicationOur Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. John Health-MI, you will have the opportunity to assist with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.

You will:

  • Assist with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Perform select clinical duties.
  • Interview patients, measure vital signs, and record information on patients' charts. Prepare treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Perform basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
  • Perform basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assist with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
  • Maintain clean, safely equipped and adequately supplied exam rooms. Inventorie clinical supplies and places supply orders to maintain desired inventory levels.
  • Comply with CLIA, OSHA, Joint Commission and other regulatory agency standards. Participate in in-service programs as needed. Follow infection control and safety policies.
  • Arrange for all diagnostic tests, makes future appointments for visits, and makes referrals. Provide referral forms and obtain authorizations as necessary.
  • Administer medications including injectables according to approved procedures and provider instructions. Document administration in patient's chart. Collect and package specimens for lab processing. Perform routine office lab tests, EKGs, xrays and other procedures as ordered. Instruct 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.
  • 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
Work Experience:
  • 6 months of previous medical office experience preferred.

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