Ascension Health Medical Assistant - Heart Institute in Kalamazoo, Michigan
Job ID: 259311
Medical Assistant - Heart Institute
Additional Job Information
Title: Medical Assistant BAC
City, State: Kalamazoo,MI
Location: Borgess Heart Institute
Department: Borgess Heart Ctr for Excellen
Additional Job Details: Full-Time Day, 40 hours,Weekly
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.
The Medical Assistant assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.
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.
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.
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
Certified Medical Assistant.
HS or Equivalent
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required Associate's degree in a related field preferred and One year technical experience preferred.
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