Medical Assistant, Fulltime, Days, Cardiovascular Practice

Spectrum Health Lakeland
3950 Hollywood Rd
Saint Joseph, MI 49085
United States

Manages Others
Degree Required
Accepts NHA Certifications
From $16 To $21.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

 Provides clinical support to health care professionals to ensure the delivery of quality health care services.

Essential Functions

  • Facilitates efficient and effective patient flow including preparing the patient for the visit/admission, and providing specific services and education as determined by the providers in accordance with licensure and policy.
  • Performs necessary administrative duties that assure all information is current and updated. Includes maintenance and monitoring of electronic health record in basket.
  • Maintains and cleans environment, work area, equipment, and communicates any equipment malfunctions to appropriate department/unit personnel.
  • Greets and communicates with patients and significant others in a manner consistent with caring and respect. Communicates, collaborates and anticipates the needs of the other members of the health care team in order to ensure continuity and quality of care and coordination of services.
  • Collects and monitors patient data, reporting patient data and patient needs as directed. Documents care consistent with documentation guidelines, and patient chargeable items/services according to standards.
  • Ensures that processes and services are continuously monitored for quality, cost effectiveness and efficiency. Engages in process and quality improvement activities. Makes and implements recommendations to improve operational efficiency and to implement new services for areas of responsibility.
  • Engages in continuous study of the entire professional field, including best practices, to maintain the professional competence, knowledge, and skills necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities. Completes required continuous training and education, including department specific requirements.
Job Requirements
• Required High School Diploma or equivalent
• Successful completion of a competency based orientation program Required
• 1 year of relevant experience working in a physician practice or healthcare setting Preferred
• CRT-Medical Assistant, Certified (CMA) - AAMA American Association of Medical Assistants 120 Days required Or
• CRT-Medical Assistant, Certified (CCMA) – NHA National Health Career Association 120 days required Or
• CRT-Medical Assistant, Certified (NCMA) – NCCT National Center for Competency Testing 120 days required Or
• CRT-Medical Assistant, Certified (NRCMA) – NAHP National Association for Health Professionals 120 days required or
• CRT-Medical Assistant, Registered (RMA) - AMT American Medical Technologists 120 Days required Or
• LIC-Paramedic License - STATE_MI State of Michigan 120 Days required
• CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association 120 Days required Or
• CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross 120 Days required