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Medical Assistant Associate
LIVONIA MI 48151
Category: Health Care Industry
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90671289

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Medical Assistant Associate
Job Summary

Livonia Family Medicine is a Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The Livonia Clinic has been part of the community foroer 20 years. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.


To be considered for this position, a cover letter is required and should be attached as the first page with your resume. The cover letter should address each of the following points:


1. Describe your experience and why you believe you would be a good fit for this position at the Livonia Health Center.


2. Outline your customer service experiences which would be applicable to this position.


3. Describe why you choose a career in the healthcare field.


**Responsibilities***


+ Work with Family Medicine care teams in a **fast paced** outpatient setting.

+ Provide exceptional customer service to patients and families by performing clinical processes that result in the management of efficient patient flow.

+ Selected candidate must excel in patient intake, information gathering, direct patient care, data entry, patient preparation for procedures, medication administration, clinical support to providers, patient follow-up, and prescription management.

+ Other responsibilities include: taking vital signs, injections, EKGs, performing and or assisting simple diagnostic tests and procedures, collecting specimens, sterilization/cleaning of equipment, supply stocking, and maintenance of patient care areas.

+ Operate and monitor patient care equipment; set up instruments/supplies in exam and treatment rooms and provide information to patients as directed.

+ Perform patient care administrative tasks as needed.


**Required Qualifications***


**_Bilingual in Spanish and English_**


Completion of a Medical Assistant program or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certification.


Individual must exhibit a professional and positive image when interacting with patients, faculty and staff.


They must also adhere to a high standard of personal and professional conduct:


Possess excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills; and demonstrate ability to interact with a diverse population.


Candidates must be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team, handling multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment.


In addition, candidate must demonstrate problem solving skills, proficient computer and keyboarding skills, and excellent attendance.


Associate Level


1-3 years of experience


Assistant Level


0-1 years of experience


**Desired Qualifications***


Certified or Registered Medical Assistant

Recent experience within a Family Medicine/Primary Care Clinic

Recent experience with an electronic medical record (EMR)

Recent experience with Pediatric Patients

Immunization experience

Knowledge of Michigan Medicine policies and procedures


**Work Schedule**


Monday- Friday Day shift with some evening shifts and rotating Saturdays.


**Work Locations**


Livonia Health Center


**Underfill Statement**


This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.


**Background Screening**


University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.


**Mission Statement**


The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


**Application Deadline**


Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.


**U-M EEO/AA Statement**


The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


**Job Detail**


**Job Opening ID**

158605

**Working Title**

Medical Assistant Associate/Assistant

**Job Title**

Medical Assistant Associate

**Work Location**

Michigan Medicine - Health SysLivonia, MI

**Full/Part Time**

Full-Time

**Regular/Temporary**

Regular

**FLSA Status**

Nonexempt

**Organizational Group**

Um Hospital

**Department**

UMH Livonia Family Medicine

**Posting Begin/End Date**

6/04/2018 - 6/18/2018

**Paid Time Off**

Yes

**Career Interest**

Patient Care Services


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