Henry Ford Health System Medical Assistant-Internal Medicine, Full Time, Columbus (Novi) in Novi, Michigan
• Under direct supervision of the provider and nursing leadership, performs a variety of administrative and clinical tasks to assist in the quality and compassionate care provided to patients.• These duties include the greeting and escorting of patients to the exam room; taking medical histories, the measurement and recording of vital signs; preparing patients for the examination/procedure; and assisting the physician during the examination/procedure.• Demonstrates clinical competence as a Medical Assistant.• Discharges patient providing after visit instructions to patient and/or care giver as directed by the provider.• Enters medication refill orders per protocol• Prepare for, set up and assist with examinations, procedures, and treatments per protocols, policies, and procedures.• Prepare and administer oral, parenteral medications and immunizations as ordered by the supervising physician based on Henry Ford Medical Group medication policy.• Documents medication administration following the 6 rights in the EHR.• Maintain medication and immunization records.• Documents care provider during patient visit in EHR.• Recognize and respond to emergencies.• Responds to patient requests via telephone encounter, In Basket message and/or My Chart according to identified time frames and documents responses in the EHR.• Monitors and performs in basket duties to ensure timely response.• Enters medication, radiology and lab orders in the electronic health record for provider sign off
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Graduate from a Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) Medical Assistant Program orGraduate of a formal medical assistant program with a minimum of five years continuous work as Medical Assistant with verifiable clinical experience. Completion of a clinical externship.Ability to perform a wide variety of clinical skills as related to ambulatory patient care.Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills.Successful completion of HFMG pharmacology class and test. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:Current BLS-C certificate. One of the following is required and must be obtained within 12 months of hire. Failure to obtain or retain certification/registration will result in termination from employment with HFHS:Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) eligible for Certification by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) orRegistered Medical Assistant (RMA) from the American Medical Technologist Organization (AMT) orCertification by the National Healthcare Association (NHA), Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA), orCertification from the National Center for Competency Testing (CCT), National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA).Overview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.