Honor Community Health Medical Assistant I-Needed Immediately in Waterford or Pontiac, Michigan
Company Profile: Honor Community Health is a 501c3 Federally Qualified Health Center. We provide integrated, affordable and quality primary medical, dental and behavioral health care to vulnerable populations of Oakland County, regardless of ability to pay.
Honor Community Health is seeking a full-time MA I. Reporting to the Manager, Clinical Services/Supervisor, Clinical Services, the full time, non-exempt Medical Assistant I is an essential member of a high performing healthcare team providing direct and indirect patient care, assisting HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH clinicians, completing general office duties, managing and maintaining patient records in the HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH EMR systems, taking and recording patient vitals, performing laboratory tests and assisting with procedures as necessary. In addition, the Medical Assistant I will adhere to HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH policies and procedures while carrying out and monitoring a wide range of clinical processes. The Medical Assistant I will maintain strong internal and external relationships, serving as liaison on behalf of HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH?s centers and administrative team, completing documentation and processing a variety of forms and records. Works collaboratively to create and maintain a culture of excellence and dedication to providing compassionate and high quality health care to residents and the community.
Provides assistance to HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH clinicians with patient care, completes and records the following types of tasks: Patient vital signs, Spirometry readings, perform EKG?s, administer injections and immunizations, other procedures, draw blood and obtain other lab specimens and render basic first aid or CPR when necessary.
Follows guidelines, procedures, and protocols set by both the Medical Director and the Director of Clinical Services.
Ensures that all data elements are captured in EHR during each patient visit. Rooms patients following site workflow protocol. Set up and clean patient room immediately following patient visit following protocol.
Adhere to medical office workflow and assists with facilitating efficient and timely patient visits.
May be responsible for direct patient communication regarding: future appointments, hospital admissions, referral appointments and pharmacy refills.
Follows proper procedure for disinfecting of patient rooms and sterilization of equipment.
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waived testing.
Answers patient questions or act as an advocate by directing them to the proper resources whether in person or over the phone.
Ensures patients have necessary prescriptions, refills, referrals, and follow up appointments at each visit.
Assists in the gathering of information for both internal and external audits.
Maintains and orders adequate supplies for clinic area and stock patient rooms accordingly.
Works well in a fast paced clinic setting maintaining the flexibility necessary to meet HONOR COMMUNITY HEALTH?s changing patient needs and workflow.
Follows standards for scope of practice/role and function effectively within it.
Assist with internal and external referral process as well as processing of medical records requests and tracking of such.
Serves on committees, work groups, etc. as assigned.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Completion of a technical program for medical assisting required.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of four or more years in a similar clinical position preferred. Strong leadership, computer skills and experience using Electronic Medical Records and knowledge of Microsoft Office and internet preferred. Experience working in a healthcare environment and experience with Federally Qualified Health Centers is highly desired.
LICENSURES: Must maintain Basic Life Support Certification. Must become certified within 1 year of employment.
Compensation and Benefits
Honor Community Health offers competitive wages, Medical, Dental and Vision, 401k, and members of the NHSC.
Honor Community Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all applicants to apply.