Medical Assistant

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor , MI

ID: 7055161
Posted: January 9, 2019

Job Description

Job Summary
To perform basic tests and procedures under the close supervision of medical and allied health staff.

Responsibilities*
Provide execptional patient service
Stock and maintain exam and treatment rooms
Perform ancillary testing
Instrument pre-cleaning and stocking
Calibrate, clean and maintain equipment
Clerical duties
Triage patient calls
Obtain patient history
Instill dilation drops when appropriate
Schedule appointments
Input of patient information
Scribe for physician
Communicate delays to patients
Perform visual fields and other minor patient testing
Other duties as directed by supervisor.
Required Qualifications*
High School Diploma or GED.
Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and 0-1 years of experience.
Respectful and compassionate attitude
Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity
Keyboarding skills
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Moderate standing/walking, as well as lifting, positioning, pushing and/or transferring patients.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team setting.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.
Desired Qualifications*
Formal MA program
Associates Degree in Health area
Experience in field of ophthalmology.
Experience with Michigan Medicine's electronic medical record systems.
Certification as a medical assistant
Experience working within a large, complex healthcare setting.
Knowledge of university policies & procedures
Work Schedule
Monday- Friday
Dependent on Clinical hours, may require 11:00 am to 7:00 pm some days of the week.
Background Screening
Michigan Medicine 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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Mission Statement
The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity.



 

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