Ascension Health Medical Assistant - Brain and Spine in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Job ID: 262609

Medical Assistant - Brain and Spine

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Medical Assistant

City, State: Kalamazoo, MI

Location: Brain & Spine Institute

Department: Neurosurgery of Kalamazoo

Additional Job Details: Full-Time Day, 40 Hours Weekly

8AM-5PM Monday-Friday

About Us

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.

Job Description

Summary:

The Medical Assistant will assist with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.

  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.

  • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.

  • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with 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.

  • Knowledge of Autoclave operation

  • Perform One Touch Glucometer testing

  • Radiation Safety knowledge in order to wear Dosimeter

  • 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.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Medical Assistant.

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required at start date.

  • Graduation from a Medical Assistant program required at start date. In lieu of graduation from a Medical Assistant program, minimum of three (3) years experience functioning in a medical assisting role required.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining us, click here https://ascension.ttcportals.com/jobs/search/ to search for a job and complete an online application.

Current associates should apply through the Associate Portal at https://ascension.org/associate-landing

Then follow this navigation: myAscension > myLinks > Associate Links > HR > My Career> Job Opportunities.

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.