Center for Family Health
  • Medical
  • Jackson, MI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending Account, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and 403b Retirement


The Center for Family Health currently has a position open for a Clinic Assistant.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position that requires experience and/or education as a Medical Assistant.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment are necessary for success in this position.

 

Position Summary:

Assists providers with patient care as directed including routine and point of care testing

All Clinic Assistants are assigned to a Patient Care Team that is committed to "Comprehensive Team-Based Care" to meet the needs of our patients and our community. Each Patient Care Team includes providers, medical assistants, triage nurses, referral specialists, patient care coordinators, patient service reps, social workers and dieticians.

The team based approach is a whole person care approach that engages the patient in their health care and requires all team members to be effective and supportive communicators.  A high degree of integration and collaboration is required to meet the varying and changing needs of our patients.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patients for examinations and treatments by completing medical history, and other required forms; collect and record patient vital signs and POCT.
  • Set up rooms with necessary equipment and supplies as appropriate for procedures; explains processes to patients, provides relevant materials to patients as appropriate.
  • Carries out provider orders at time of provider visit or in follow up. This may include injections, breathing treatment, EKG, weight check and blood pressure monitoring in accordance with CFH policy and guidelines.
  • Process prescriptions per provider's order.
  • Conducts and follows up on lab tests as directed by provider
  • Explains tests and testing procedures to patients.
  • Assists providers during procedures and chaperones as needed.
  • Ensures all specimens are properly labeled; reviews test results, completes related paperwork and assures results are available to providers and documented in patient record.
  • Cleans and sterilizes lab test equipment and instruments.
  • Keeps exam rooms cleaned and fully stocked.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work practices and instructions.

 

Education/Training/Experience: 

  • MA, CMA or LPN preferred.
  • Previous medical assistant experience.
  • Routine testing/training on various job related skills and competencies.

 

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work effectively with clinical staff and patients.

 

The Center for Family Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer' M/F/D/V

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