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Medical Assistant - Family Medicine

We Are Hiring
Medical Assistant- BFM Plainwell - Full-Time Rotating 40 Hours Weekly - Borgess Pipp Medical Commons - Plainwell, MI
Why Join Ascension?
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.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Borgess Health-MI, you will have the opportunity to assistwith the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.
You will:
+ Assistwith treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performselect clinical duties.
+ Interviewpatients, measurevital signs, and recordinformation on patients' charts. Preparetreatment rooms for examination of patients.
+ Performbasic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
+ Performbasic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assistwith 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.
What You Will Need
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
+ Required Credential(s):
+ BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within3 Months (90 days)of hire date or job transfer date.
+ Preferred Credential(s):
+ CertifiedMedical Assistant.
Education:
+ High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Associate's degree in a related field preferred.
+ One year technical experience preferred.
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.
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