Job Description

Non-Credentialed Medical Assistant Traveler

Are you seeking a travel assignment as a Medical Assistant? Munson Healthcare Staffing Services has flexible shifts, hours, and assignments to meet your needs within our 9-hospital and large regional system of practices and clinics. Apply today to learn more about Munson Healthcare and the opportunities we have for qualified Medical Assistant's! SUMMARY

The Munson Healthcare Staffing Services Medical Assistant (Non-Credentialed) agrees to float within a specified region and/or practice area within the Munson Healthcare System.

Provides clinical and /or administrative support in an Ambulatory Practice or Clinic.

NON CREDENTIALED MA ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate of a ABHES or CAAHBP Medical Assistant program preferred or a

  • Minimum of 3 yrs. experience working as a Medical Assistant.

  • Experience with EHR is preferred.

  • High School graduate or GED equivalent is required.

  • Must be knowledgeable and proficient in basic clinical competencies.

  • Must communicate effectively and work well with others. Assertiveness, organizational skills, effective time management, flexibility and self-motivation are essential for the role. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position such as bending, stretching, kneeling, twisting, lifting, patient transfer, pushing, and pulling, etc. Must be able to lift 30 pounds.

  • BLS certification preferred and must be obtained within 90 days of hire and maintained.

    ORGANIZATION Reports to the Manager of Munson Healthcare Staffing Services with ties to the Medical Practice leader which can include: Coordinator, Manager and/or Practice Administrator. AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED

Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below:

Neonatal (birth-1 mo) Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs)

Infant (1 mo-1 hr) Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs)

Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs) Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs)

Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs) Geriatric (65 yrs & above)

_ Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs) X All ages (birth & above)

_ No clinical contact with patients

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare

Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.

Promotes personal and patient safety.

Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.

Demonstrates adherence to all policies and procedures.

Strictly adheres to patient confidentiality.

Interaction with customers is expected to be friendly, appropriate and accurate. As a direct contact with patients and families, this individual must create a professional image through outstanding telephone courtesy, pleasantness, and the ability to keep their composure and the use of judgment and tact in dealing with others.

Maintains a professional working relationship with staff members, ancillary services and medical staff.

Perform all duties listed in department specific competencies.

Provides personalized care for patients while assuring a timely patient flow through the office.

Act as an advocate for the patient in his/her interactions with health care services.

Assist health care providers when requested.

Assists with day-to-day operations as required for optimal patient care.

Attend staff development programs.

Directs own continuing education activities and keep skills current, expand knowledge base and comply with entry level requirements.

Knows the physical requirements of the job and works within the guidelines of the department. Performs job duties safely at all times, utilizing learned body mechanics and transferring/lifting techniques. Plans actions to promote safety. Reports any unsafe situation/equipment according to hospital procedure.

Ability to communicate effectively using various forms of communication (digital/verbal) with all members of healthcare team

Maintain Infection control standards

Maintains Regulatory Requirements

Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Administrative duties (may include, but not limited to):

Answering phones

Greeting patients

Documenting and updating pertinent medical record requirements

Coding and filling out insurance forms

Scheduling appointments

Arranging for hospital admissions, referrals, and laboratory services.

Using computer applications

Quality

Clinical duties (may include, but not limited to):

Taking medical histories

Explaining treatment and procedures to patients

Timely follow through and completion of referral requests

Preparing patients for examination

Assisting the physician during exams

Collecting and preparing lab specimens

Preforming basic laboratory tests including blood draws

Instructing patients via standardized pathways and protocols

Preparing and administrating medications as directed by the physician.

Injections

Removing sutures and changing dressings

Other clinical services as required by specialty

Company Info

Company Name
Munson Medical Center
Zip/Post Code
49696
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